"Brilliantly plotted and authentically detailed." -Booklist
"Karen Harper weaves a thrilling blend of historical detail and intriguing mystery. Her Queen Elizabeth I possesses the fine detective's instinct of Sherlock Holmes." -Lisa Gardner, author of The Other Daughter
"A walk side by side with one of history's most dynamic characters." -Anne Perry, author of Half Moon Street
"Tudor England's answer to V.I. Warshawski. Elizabeth I must take on a murder case or two in Harper's fifth well-researched, intrigue-filled historical." -Publishers Weekly.
"Harper's facility with historical figures is extraordinary." -Los Angeles Times
"A wonderful web of drama and deceit that would make Shakespeare envious...this is great stuff."--The Toronto Globe and Mail