• "Henrietta Lightfoot's exploits in Revolutionary France are irresistible. She's a heroine you can't put down."

  • "A deliciously dark novel"

    Red Magazine
  • "Georgette Heyer meets Flashman ... A gleefully modern retelling of a juicy chapter in history"

    The Times
  • "Rubenhold unfolds a complicated plot with great dexterity, brilliantly evoking a society in which traditional bonds are being sundered."

    Sunday Times
  • "'Compelling and operatic . . . Reads like a modern thriller’"

    SIMON SEBAG MONTEFIORE, author of The Romanovs