'I am hooked! [Ilka] is an amazing writer'
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
'A tale as evocative as it is compelling'
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
'A tender, lyrical novel'
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
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
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