“Grey succeeds in illuminating the humanity of this much maligned, misunderstood, and tragic queen.”—AmoXcalli

“For those wishing an indepth interpretation of Marie Antoinette’s life, this trilogy is perfect. Exceptionally well done!”—Historical Novel Review

“It’s obvious that Grey has done her research on Marie Antoinette’s life and world. . . .once again Grey excels at descriptions of fashion and location . . . the book provides readers with an interesting look into Marie Antoinette as she goes from beloved young queen to hectic gambler to a more mature and yet detested figure in the eyes of the French people.” —Vivelaqueen

“The attention to history and detail is perfect in this novel. . . .Grey really does offer the best portrayal of Marie Antoinette in historical fiction.”—

“This book was very well researched and one of the things I enjoyed most about this one and the first in the series is how real Grey makes Marie and Louis seem and how well she captures the grandeur of the French court.”—Bippity Boppity Book

“Juliet Grey creates an unforgettable tapestry of court intrigue, royal scandals, and dangerous romances, all  set against the spectacular background of Versailles. [A] sympathetic tale [and] a marvelous sequel, setting the stage well for Grey’s final installment of this mesmerizing trilogy.” —BookLoons Reviews

“Juliet Grey’s second installment in her trilogy about Marie Antoinette retains the same incredible writing, detailed descriptions, and illustrious character development as the first installment contained. . . .Despite knowing the grisly end that most of the characters face it is impossible to not be drawn into their lives and hope for a different fate.  Please, Ms. Grey, write the third and final installment quickly!”—Romance Junkies, 5 blue ribbons

“You can feel the tension, love and sorrow as if you were there.”—The History Nerd

“Juliet Grey is an absolute master at bringing 1700s Versailles alive.”—Book Drunkard

“Every little detail in this book is delectable. . . . Written in good taste, nothing is amiss, and everything is possible.”—Enchanted by Josephine