Praise for Twelfth Enchantment
"David Liss takes readers on a light-hearted romp through Regency England in The Twelfth Enchantment.
With an adroit mix of fact and fantasy, Liss casts heroine Lucy Derrick into a world of industrializing mill towns, mysterious enchantments, ghostly dogs, undead fairies, Luddites, and even Lord Byron and his legions of lovesick women. Charged with gathering the scattered pages of an alchemical manuscript, Lucy’s adventures teach her that appearances can be deceptive—and delightfully so. Liss’s deft touch with historical subject matter and his ability to craft tremendously appealing characters makes this a thoroughly enjoyable, satisfying read."
--Deborah Harkness, author of A Discovery of Witches
PRAISE FOR DAVID LISS The Devil’s Company
“Accomplished, atmospheric and thoughtful.”—The Washington Post The Whiskey Rebels
“Smart, page-turning fun.”—St. Petersburg Times The Ethical Assassin
“[A] page-turning thriller . . . a thought-provoking and highly enjoyable yarn.”—Baltimore Sun A Spectacle of Corruption
“[A] wonderful book . . . easily one of the year’s best.”—The Boston Globe The Coffee Trader
“Unusual and diverting . . . Sometimes, as the book demonstrates with a nice twist, sincerity can be the greatest means of deception.”—The New York Times Book Review A Conspiracy of Paper
“Tremendously smart, assured, and entertaining.”—Newsweek
About the Author
is the author of The Devil’s Company, The Whiskey Rebels, The Ethical Assassin, A Spectacle of Corruption, The Coffee Trader,
and A Conspiracy of Paper,
winner of the Edgar Award for Best First Novel. He lives in San Antonio with his wife and children.