Finalist, 2016 Novel of the Year – Underground Book Reviews; Semi-Finalist, 2017 M.M. Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction; Winner, Pitch Perfect Pick for May 2016 - Underground Book Reviews
"A touching and insightful reading experience." - Historical Novels Review
"In her remarkable debut novel, Janet Wertman comes as close to capturing this elusive figure as any novelist has yet done." - Open Letters Monthly, an Arts and Literature Review
"Janet Wertman meets the challenge of writing a story with a predetermined end, yet maintaining a hold on her audience until the last page is turned" - The Review
"Janet Wertman delivers pages of beautiful prose in a well-researched first book...Freaking amazing." - Underground Book Reviews
"What a delight this book is! ... I think any reader would enjoy the book and highly recommend it!" - The Freelance History Writer Notes and Reviews
"Wertman brings what I have always thought of as the 'dull and simple' queen to beautiful light, breathing personality, honour and duty to Jane's background and time in court." - The Spiral Tower of Inky Doom Review Page
"[A] thoughtful depiction of Jane Seymour...gives readers a compelling story." - Nancy Bilyeau, Author of The Crown, The Chalice and The Tapestry, an award-winning Tudor-mystery trilogy published by Simon and Schuster.