• "'Breathtaking...a story which has everything: greed, wars, revolution, financial chicanery, industrial sabotage, betrayal and bloodshed'"

  • "'The author's background research is as admirable as her storytelling...intended to be the next Longitude, and it deserves to be'"

    Country Life
  • "'Extremely readable...worthy of Dumas, a rich brew of jealousy, betrayal and industrial espionage...fascinating'"

    Sunday Telegraph
  • "'A remarkably exciting story, told with suitable panache'"

    Independent on Sunday