"This last book of this series was one of my favorites. A great read for any day!"
"5 stars. I have treasured each book in the series and recommend them to all to keep for generations."
"Wilcock is a master storyteller, creating the most vivid and poignant images of daily monastic life."
"A perfect ending to a lovely series. Fans of [the] series will be very pleased with this finale. If you haven't read any of the books in this excellent series, you are in for a real treat. Highly Recommended!"
"The descriptiveness and detail of the daily live in St.Alcuin's is fascinating. No detail goes unnoticed. A very interesting book."
"I highly recommend all of the books in the Hawk and the Dove series to fans of historic and Christian fiction. I have read other books in this series, and I must say each book gets better and better."
"The book is a wonderful example of character-driven storytelling. As with all the books in this series, I would recommend it for many readers, not just historical fiction fans."
"These chapters bestowed peace on my heart. The entire book has a gentle tone and measured pace, just right for the final images that it leaves us with."
"Penelope Wilcock is a talented writer. I would recommend this book and the rest of the series to others."
"Sometimes hilarious, sometimes sad, all times so human, each of these characters have been brought out past the robes they wear. I am truly sorry to see the end of this series."
"These stories by Penelope Wilcock are like nothing Ive read before, beautifully written and touching in their simplicity and, contrary to what one might expect, extremely relevant for us today. Highly recommended."