Karen Mahoney is a brilliant storyteller, blending magic and alchemy with bold, captivating characters who step right off the page and draw you into their world. You'll fall under this book's spell (Richelle Mead, New York Times #1 Bestselling Author Of The "Vampire Academy" Series )
Mahoney's debut sizzles with romance and alchemical swashbuckling, but it's the steadfast character of Donna Underwood that kept me hooked. Her choices, her loyalty, her determination - all make for a refreshing and captivating read (Tiffany Trent, Author Of The "Hallowmere" Series And "The Unnaturalists" )
This story has it all for fans of (sub)urban fantasy: vicious adversaries, devoted friendship and first romance (Kirkus
20110115)The Iron Witch
has managed to present original ideas in what is a crowded genre, and that's something worth noting. It's perfect for fans of all things magic, fey and urban, or just readers looking for a good story to escape into (Wondrous Reads
20110125)The Iron Witch
is an interesting combination of fairy magic and alchemy, which makes it very different to a lot of the other fairy-centric novels around at the moment. I like fairies, and I like alchemy, so I felt this was likely to be a winning combination for me and I wasn't disappointed (The Bookbag
A teenage girl branded with iron tattoos in a fey attack that killed her father must accept the supernatural powers that the attack also left her with, and use them in the fight to save her best friend.