A thrilling debut, it throbs with the passions of a young woman's sexual awakening and paints a brutal world teeming with enticing detail... those who root for Game of Thrones' Daenerys Targaryen will find much to love
'A tender, lyrical novel'
A mesmerising read, set in a distant past that feels both real and magical. Filled with drama and passion, it is also an intensely soulful story about courage, sacrifice and belonging. I was captivated
Engaging and thrilling...a subtle blend of reality, fantasy, romance and action, Ilka Tampke's first novel is a beautiful read. She has created a mystical world that's certain to charm most readers
Praise for Skin: 'A visceral tale of ritual, magic and violence
A convincing world... [Readers will] enjoy Tampke's skill in weaving the otherworld with this one
I am in awe of Ilka's ability to recreate a Britain of AD43... a great book
'A page-turning novel of transcendence and change
'A tale as evocative as it is compelling'
'I am hooked! [Ilka] is an amazing writer'