"I strongly suggest you obtain a copy of the Mantle, add a log to the fire and lose yourself in this magical tale."
John D. Zimmerly
"Once you are introduced to all the characters in this tale of an ancient civilization it is hard to put it down."
Melanie Di Censo-Dhan
"(Iris Lee Underwood) has created quietly heroic men, women and children who struggle and win... to preserve and change the history of their people."