Praise for

The Seraphim Rising:


A Locus Recommended First Novel
1997's Best SF - Science Fiction Chronicle
A Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction Book to Look For

"Sumptuous narrative...lively surprises...DeVos delivers a zippy romp of a book that's sure to please."

--The Stranger (Seattle's alternative weekly)

"Exceptional...full of vibrant characters and complex plotlines woven together with skill and intense drama."


"An entirely enjoyable read."

--The New York Review of Science Fiction

"An accomplished first novel."

--Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"DeVos tackles the difficult subject of religion. There aren't any easy answers, but meanwhile there are plenty of escapes, chases, revelations, and quirky characters to keep things entertaining. A noteworthy first novel."

--Locus (New & Recommended)

"**** (four stars)" --Affaire de Coeur

"From the beginning, our imagination is in thrall, and the story doesn’t let go until the last page. Unique...hard to categorize, but easy to like."

--Painted Rock

"Stirs together the classic science fiction novel of ideas with a rousing adventure story...this fast-moving action novel also asks the reader to ponder serious questions."

--The Orlando Sentinel

"A rare find. [Ms. DeVos is] a new writer of great promise."

--Sphere Gothic

"DeVos does a great job of capturing the raw excitement of her idea on paper. All in all a great book."

--SF Site

"When you start reading, settle in for a grand and glorious ride."

--Bill Ransom, author of Burn


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