"A beautifully written tale that lives somewhere between landscape and memory, where regret becomes a prison, and a story told often enough becomes truth."
"Lyrical descriptions and graceful narrative pacing will remind readers of the work of novelist Marilynne Robinson."
"The author gives spirited voices to the voiceless . . . with deft, vigorous, and revelatory prose that penetrate the joys and uncertainties of the human heart."
"A poignant blend of the magical, mystical, and factual."
"Wade does with words what Turner and Constable did with paint. . . . a wise and haunting debut."
...a spellbinding depiction of the hardships faced by a woman fighting her own war of independence.