" . . . the historical research is impeccable as always, the characters endearing, and the storytelling as engaging and entertaining as this author's fans have come to expect."
—Heather Domin, Historical Novels Review
" . . .Higginbotham masterfully follows the queen and sometimes some of her supporters and friends, showing her pain and conveying a wonderful sense of danger . . . [a] wonderful novel."
—Diane Obeso, Renaissance Magazine
" . . . exciting reading, and a different viewpoint on the politics and warfare of those notorious Wars of the Roses."
—Myrna Smith, The Ricardian Register