“Unique and sumptuous.”
Bridgett Trejo, author and Tudor blogger
Parry's ability to effortlessly cocoon fact within a story, within another story, while not compromising on the integrity of the work will not fail to impress.' Natalie Grueninger, author 'On the Tudor Trail'
“A great resource for those looking for a short but informative read with an unusual twist.”
Arleigh Johnson, historical-fiction.com
“If you’re new to the Elizabethan period, this book can be a great starting point for learning more about court life, and the central courtiers who surrounded the legendary Queen.”
from Today in Dead Royalty
“Concise, understandable without being simplistic and enormously entertaining.”
Kirsty Stonell Walker, author and biographer
“What I loved about the book was the air of mystery, combined with the light-hearted style. It really is a history book with a difference.” Claire Ridgway, Tudor Book Reviews
Additional Information ...
● A fictional memoir blending fact and fantasy.
● A country house setting is the backdrop for a conference and a series of short lectures on the life and relationships of Queen Elizabeth I of England.
● A book featuring biographical sketches of the principal men in Elizabeth’s life, including Henry VIII, Thomas Seymour, Robert Dudley, John Dee, William Cecil, Walter Raleigh, Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex and others.
● Brief, fictional ‘vignettes’ accompany the biographical chapters, in which the relationship or romance with each man is explored through an imagined scene or conflict.
● Also includes brief chapters on sixteenth-century Elizabethan court life and Elizabeth’s professed virginity.
ISBN-10: 1499355599 Paperback: 132 pages en-gb
eBook available on Kindle, Nook and iTunes
OR if you're requesting a copy from your local library, ask for ISBN-13: 978-1500477172
Elizabeth, men and courtiers