REVIEWS – Temple of a Thousand Faces

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“An epic, extraordinary novel about love, beauty, and war, Temple of a Thousand Faces is sure to please.” – Sandra Gulland, bestselling author of Mistress of the Sun

“Written in Shors' enjoyable style ... this novel is destined to be a blockbuster. Highly recommended.” – Historical Novels Review

Temple of a Thousand Faces, like Angkor Wat itself, is gorgeous and varied, with power and beauty to spare.” – BookReporter.com

“A wonderfully complex epic novel of love and lust, mystery and war ... played out against the kind of exotic background that makes Shors' grand books best sellers. Temple of a Thousand Faces, with its lush sun–lit hillsides filled with blue butterflies and exotic ruins, is just right for a cold winter's read.” – The Denver Post

“Reflecting the beauty and splendor of Angkor Wat, Shors' narrative reads like a poet's description of the jungles, the temples, and the hearts of each character.” – The Phnom Penh Advisor

“A sweeping saga... For those of us who would like to see Angkor Wat, yet probably never will, (Temple of a Thousand Faces) might be the next best thing to being there.” – The Boulder Daily Camera

“An epic love story.” – Southeast Asia Globe

“Shors is a genius storyteller... In Temple of a Thousand Faces he reveals the soul of Cambodia's Angkor Wat.” – Adventure Travel News

“Epic ... unfolds in locations sketched in accurate architectural and scenic details.” – The Cambodia Daily

“Cambodia, with a modern history as tragic as any in the world, is in real need of heroes. In Shors' inspirational Jayavar, they have just that.” – The Bangkok Post

“A gripping love story with a mystical quality that is utterly beguiling. John Shors vividly recreates the world of 12th century Angkor Wat with his breathtaking descriptions, and packs it with a powerful tale of danger and revenge that had me hooked. I was there. I lived it. Riding a war elephant or gliding naked through a pool of waterlilies. Full of fascinating characters and impressive storytelling.” – Kate Furnivall, bestselling author of The Russian Concubine

“An epic masterpiece.” – Peeking Between the Pages

“Shors infuses the story with fascinating information about the ancient temple of Angkor Wat and Buddhist and Hindu cultures.” – Kirkus Reviews