His Dark Lady

His Dark Lady

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London, 1583. William Shakespeare has declared Lucy Morgan the inspiration for his work. But what is he hiding from his muse? Meanwhile, Lucy has her own secrets to conceal. Tempted by love, the lady-in-waiting also bore witness to the one marriage forbidden by the queen. England is in peril. Queen Elizabeth's health is deteriorating, her throne under siege. She needs a trusted circle of advisors...but who can she turn to when those closest have proved disloyal? And just how secure is Lucy's fate, now she has learned the dangerous art of keeping secrets?show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 33mm | 371g
  • Transworld Publishers Ltd
  • Corgi Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 055216528X
  • 9780552165280
  • 1,211,213

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"A powerful portrait of the pain incurred by the queen who turned herself into a living legend" * The Lady *show more

About Victoria Lamb

While studying Elizabethan and Jacobean playwrights at Oxford University, Victoria Lamb had a desire to write a series of novels about Shakespeare's `Dark Lady'. Now a busy mother of five, she has finally achieved that ambition. Along the way, she has published five books of poetry under the name Jane Holland and edited the arts journal Horizon Review. She is also the author of a series of Tudor novels for teens. Victoria lives in a three-hundred-year old farmhouse on the fringe of Bodmin Moor, Cornwall, with her husband and young family. She is currently working on her third novel featuring Lucy Morgan. You can follow Victoria Lamb on Twitter @VictoriaLamb1.show more

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"A powerful portrait of the pain incurred by the queen who turned herself into a living legend"show more

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71 ratings
3.53 out of 5 stars
5 15% (11)
4 35% (25)
3 38% (27)
2 10% (7)
1 1% (1)
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