• "Plaidy excels at blending history with romance and drama"

    New York Times
  • "Plaidy, by the skilful blending of superb storytelling and meticulous attention to authenticity of detail and depth of charaterization has become one of the country's most widely read novelists."

    The Sunday Times
  • "Full-blooded, dramatic, exciting"

    The Obsever
  • "One of England's foremost historical novelists"

    Birmingham Mail
  • "It is hard to better Jean Plaidy . . . both elegant and exciting"

    Daily Mirror