A wonderful wordsmith . . . Stewart was among the first authors to seamlessly integrate a mystery and a romance thus allowing the two to come alive and complement each other.
She set the bench mark for pace, suspense and romance - with a great dollop of escapism as the icing
A comfortable chair and a Mary Stewart: total heaven. I'd rather read her than most other authors.
A writer of considerable skill . . . [with an] intuitive feel for the past and its re-creation in vivid, poetic detail
Mary Stewart is magic
The stylish, educated novels of Mary Stewart . . . arguably inspired the deluge of bestselling romantic fiction that has flooded the market in recent decades.
Mary Stewart sprinkled intelligence around like stardust . . . She built the bridge between classic literature and modern popular fiction. She did it first and she did it best
From opening to finale, this zestful romantic adventure grips, amuses, frightens and delights