I was delighted to receive this lovely review of Call to Juno from Isobel Blackthorn, author of The Drago Tree. ‘It is refreshing to read of Roman times from a distinctly feminine perspective, one that captures the intimacy of motherhood and domesticity as much as it does the political horrors of war. Storrs maintains narrative control throughout, displaying that necessary… read more
“Call to Juno is an impeccably researched, page-turner that richly imagines the ancient world, weaving the actions of the gods and the multiple viewpoints of its characters into a seamless narrative.” Elizabeth Jane Corbett has kindly given Call to Juno a wonderful review. It’s especially important to me because she reviewed The Wedding Shroud for the Historical Novels Review back… read more
“Set in the 4th century BCE, this gorgeously-written, masterful blend of fact and fiction exposes the raw passions, betrayals and victories of three strong women as they navigate politics and corruption in an ancient world at war.” Leona Rinaldi from Chanticleer Book Reviews has given The Golden Dice a stellar review in a follow up to the book’s success as… read more
“The history and culture of these ancient peoples are presented in exquisite detail, from the finer aspects of religious belief to politics, art, and the mechanisms of warfare.” Sarah Johnson from Reading the Past lit blog has given Call to Juno a terrific review. It’s wonderful that she has reviewed all three books in the saga as she has followed… read more
“I cannot recommend this book enough. It was just incredible and it is certainly a strong contender for a place in the top 5 books that I have read this year so far.” Mary Anne Yarde from Myths, Legends, Books and Coffee Pots blog has written a wonderful review of Call to Juno. Many thanks! Read more reviews of Call… read more
“The author did a wonderful job at moving forward with the women in the story as well as the plot…This is an epic series and I’d highly recommend it.” Many thanks to Lauren Murphy for her generous review of Call to Juno on The Australian Bookshelf Litblog. You can read Lauren’s review here. You can read more reviews here.
“Elisabeth Storrs does a fantastic job in this book, bringing the ancient spiritual beliefs and emotional lives of her characters sharply into focus.” Susan McDuffie’s review of Call to Juno has been chosen as an Editor’s Choice by the Historical Novel Society. Absolutely thrilled it’s featured on the cover! Read the review on the Historical Novel Society’s webpage.. Read more… read more
“This books has it all! Beautiful prose, lush descriptions, a wonderfully evil villain, and a heroine and hero to fall in love with. Definitely recommended. One of my favorite trilogies!” Many thank to Mirella Patzer from Great Historicals for her wonderful review of Call to Juno! Read Mirella’s review here. Read more reviews of Call to Juno here.
“In the best historical fiction, clashes of civilization are humanized to show the true extent of the tragedy. Call to Juno, The Golden Dice, and The Wedding Shroud are in that category of the best.” Many thanks to Susan Coventry for her generous review on Reading World Litblog. It’s much appreciated. Read Susan’s review here. Read more reviews here.
“This is historical fiction at its best…” Folly Gleeson of Newtown Review of Books has given Call to Juno a wonderful review – many thanks to Folly as well as Linda Funnell and Jean Bedford for their support! Read Folly’s review here. Read more reviews here.