“Warm and compassionate . . . Dramatic, often chilling, but always moving . . . an engrossing family saga that has a marvelous sense of time and place, compelling characters, and rich detail.”

–-Barbara Taylor Bradford, Bestselling author


“High’s lush, breathless prose is precisely right for this tale of glamorous people in fabled settings whose lives intersect with dramatic impact.”

Publishers Weekly


“…goes down as smoothly as a Stoli.”

–Los Angeles Times


“A huge, colorful novel . . . a strong blend of passion, tragedy, and art set against the exotic and exciting world of dance . . . on a continent torn by conflict and change.”

Publishers Weekly


“…glamor, intrigue, sex, tsouris, all set against an elaborately detailed international background.”