• "The conclusion of an extraordinary achievement ... a story of defeat made glorious by courage and legend, a quartet that gives us back our own history. They will be read and re-read many times"

    The Independent
  • "Great imagination ... fast moving action and spine-tingling battles. Wonderful"

    Kate Mosse, author of LABYRINTH
  • "A powerful novel, alive with the love, deceit, wisdom and the heroics of humanity"

    Jean Auel
  • "A stunning feat of the imagination and an absolute must-read for lovers of historical fiction"

    Steven Pressfield
  • "Manda Scott's Boudica novels are breathtakingly good.The tragic warrior queen, Boudica, is brilliantly realised. Her battles against Rome are both heart rending and magnificent"

    David Gemmell

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