Reviews

  • Elizabeth Fremantle's The Girl in the Glass Tower is a stunning historical thriller set in the chaos leading up to the death of Elizabeth I.

    from publisher's description
  • Filled with dense, dark political and social intrigue, this is five-star historical fiction

    Daily Mail
  • If you read one Tudor tome this summer, make it this one. Fascinating and vividly drawn, the ending is heartbreaking

    The Times 'Book of the Month'
  • A top-notch literary thriller. Shots are fired, troths are plighted, sea voyages taken, escapes dared and mysteries solved

    Daily Telegraph
  • An eloquent novel, steeped in Tudor literary culture

    Express
  • Beautifully written, completely engrossing and a book that stays with you after the pages areclosed. Highly recommended

    Historia
  • An enthralling, powerful tale

    Antonia Senior
  • Arbella Stuart was a pawn, at the mercy of the powerful people around her. Hers is a sad and moving tale, and Fremantle tells it beautifully

    History Girls
  • Fremantle shows how dangerous it was being closely related to Elizabeth I. A cracking read

    Prima
  • A gorgeously readable and oh so captivating slice of historical fiction. Haunting, emotional and thought-provoking, The Girl in the Glass Tower is a beautiful foray into the past

    Lovereading, 'Book of the Month'