'Lavishly sensual ... a richly detailed world based on a reversal of standard genre clichés' Library Journal.
'Darkly mesmerising ... [a] fascinating, dark world' Locus.
For years the realm of Terreille has been falling into corruption, as the powerful Queens who rule it have turned to cruelty.
But there is hope - a prophetic vision has revealed the coming of a Queen more powerful than any other. And once the foundations of her power - father, brother, lover - are in place, she will emerge from the darkness, bringing freedom.
For she is the living myth, dreams made flesh; not just any witch, but Witch.