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Critical Praise

"Wood's subject is nothing less than the history of the entire world. . . . an absorbing adventure tale."


"Wood's atmospheric touches are both thoughtful and playful. . . . the book is intelligent and entertaining."

——San Jose Mercury News

"Wood masterfully weaves a legend destined to make The Blessing Stone a bestseller. Rarely does an author manage to combine so many vignettes into one book of such excellence."–

"Wood creates genuine, engaging characters whose stories are fascinating. . . . This novel should earn Wood the larger audience in the United States that she deserves."

——Library Journal