- "All the drama and sensuality expected of a historical romance, plus a sensitivity to the realities of life in a very different time and world."
Ursula Le Guin
- "Elisabeth Storrs gives us a complex heroine, grappling with issues of spirituality and culture in ways that are non-cliché and refreshing."
Elizabeth Jane, Historical Novels Review (USA)Download Pdf
- "The fear of death but the zest to live - Elisabeth Storrs skillfully recreates the dilemma of a young woman torn between two of Italy's ancient culture's."
Isolde Martyn, author of The Maiden and the Unicorn
- "Elisabeth Storrs explores the shifting realm of the human heart in this tale of power, duty and love set in ancient times...she renders her character's struggle to find their balance recognisable and sympathetic."
Judith Fox, author of Scraping Through Stone
- "The Wedding Shroud is a solid page-turner."
Annelise Balsamo Bookseller + Publisher
- "…an insightful study of a young woman trying to find herself."
Crisetta MacLeod, NSW Writers’ Centre Download Pdf
- "With her page-turning story, Storrs revivifies a long-ago past while reminding us that it’s a place utterly unlike the world we know: the mark of a skilled historical novelist."
Sarah Johnson, Reading The Past (Book Reviews Editor, Historical Novels Review) Read More
- "Elisabeth Storrs has created a wonderful novel from a willing marriage of her historical research and writing talent."
Tracy Falbe, Historical Novel Review blogsite Read More
- "Beautiful historical fiction - I loved it."
Cat Toomey, Tell Me A Story Blogspot Read More
- "Shakespeare had the ability to make action happen offstage as well as on it. Fortunately for the reader, Storrs does too."
David Ash, Law Society Journal Download Pdf
- "It has been a while since I have given a five star rating to a novel and The Wedding Shroud is certainly worthy of this."
Jayne Fordham, The Australian Bookshelf blogspot. Read More
- "The Wedding Shroud is a well-written historical novel with a twist."
Lisa Hill ANZ LitLovers blogsite. Read More
- "Storrs negotiates the sexual and social politics with skill and verve."
Diana Simmond, SAM (Sydney Alumni Magazine). Read More
- "Elisabeth Storrs combines detailed research and remarkably talented writing in her portrayal of life in Early Rome."
Maria Grazia Spila, Fly High Blogspot. Read More
- "Vividly descriptive and rich in historical detail, The Wedding Shroud successfully brings to life not only Caecilia's story, but also the customs, beliefs and political machinations of ancient Etruria and early Rome."
Melissa @ Confessions of an Avid Reader Blog. Read More
- "The Wedding Shroud is a masterful piece of writing, deftly weaving the narrative and the historical details into a book I could not put down."
Mary Louisa Locke, Author of Maids of Misfortune. Read More
- "The Wedding Shroud’ is a compelling story meticulously researched, replete with memorable characters, vivid descriptive details, and elegant prose sparkling with poetic metaphors."
Gary Inbinder, Author of The Flower to the Painter. Read More
- "This is marvelous historical fiction. The details are richly imagined…I was immersed."
Susan Coventry, Reading World Litblog. Read More
- "…hopefully there will be more novels set in the ancient world by Elisabeth Storrs."
Phillip Fioretti, Author of The Book of Love for AWW2012. Read More
- "Luminous historical fiction."
Debra Eve, Author of Later Bloomers. Read More
- "The plot is engrossing and the character building is inspiring."
Stephanie Hopkins Layered Pages Litblog. Read More
- "Storrs should be proud of herself for this gem of a book."
Ben Kane, Author of The Forgotten Legion. Read More
- "…excellent historical fiction. I could go on and on!"
Lucy Bertoldi, Enchanted by Josephine Litblog. Read More
- "WOW! I think this is the best book I've read in the SWBA."
‘This book is a fabulous read, with interesting characters and plot, as well as fascinating historical details.’
Judges’ comments – 2013 Sharp Writ Book Awards Read More
- "This novel pulls its reader into an unusual world where no other writer I know of has gone and unfolds an intriguing plot, revealing a little known corner of Roman history."
Judith Starkson Read More
- "Lovely, easy to read prose makes this a truly engrossing read."
Mirella Patzer from Great Historicals and Historical Novel Review Read More
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