• Absorbing and bloody. Iggulden handles the origins of the Tudor dynasty with great panache

    Antonia Senior, The Times
  • A tough, pacy chronicle of bloody encounters, betrayals and cruelties. Superb

    Daily Mail
  • Iggulden is in a class of his own when it comes to epic, historical fiction

    Daily Mirror
  • One of our finest historical novelists

    Daily Express
  • Iggulden breathes new life into the darkest and most dramatic of times, with a flair for both the huge scale and human interest of it all

  • Pacey and juicy, and packed with action

    Sunday Times
  • Exceptionally well-written and gripping

  • Compelling reading

    Woman and Home
  • A page-turning thriller

    Mail on Sunday
  • Superbly plotted and paced

    The Times