Tudor

Shakespeare and the Resistance: The Earl of Southampton, the Essex Rebellion, and the Poems that Challenged Tudor Tyranny

By Clare Asquith - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

The title says it all! Between 1534 and 1594, Henry VIII’s Act of Supremacy changed the face and internal fabric of England. The rejection ...Read Review

The Fall of a Sparrow

By Dan Scannell - Published 2018

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Numerous theories exist regarding the authorship of William Shakespeare’s plays and poems. Contemporary historian Michael Devon finds a journal written by Henry ...Read Review

Patriot or Traitor: The Life and Death of Sir Walter Ralegh

By Anna Beer - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

The man Beer describes as “a true Renaissance man” had a tenuous place in society—birth date unknown—as the fifth son of ...Read Review

A Murder By Any Name: An Elizabethan Spy Mystery

By Suzanne M. Wolfe - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

In this series debut, younger noble son Nicholas Holt, soldier and spy for William Cecil, is assigned to investigate the brutal murder of ...Read Review

A Missed Murder: A Tudor Mystery (Bloody Mary Mystery)

By MICHAEL JECKS - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

Jack Blackjack is an assassin working for the historic John Blount, although Jack is squeamish around blood. He became an assassin because he ...Read Review

The Lopez Affair

By Ann Swinfen - Published 2017

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Adventure

In this 9th volume in the Chronicles of Christoval Alvarez, set in the late 1500s, Queen Elizabeth I reigns successfully in England. Many ...Read Review

The Reluctant Assassin

By Fiona Buckley - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

It’s 1581, and Ursula Stannard, the half-sister of Queen Elizabeth, finds herself in a predicament that calls on more than her special skills ...Read Review

The Queen’s Progress

By M.J. Trow - Published 2018

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Mystery/Crime

Since the reign of Henry VIII, monarchs have ventured into the countryside in the summertime to escape the oppressive heat (and sometimes plague) ...Read Review

Falcon’s Rise: The Early Years of Anne Boleyn

By Natalia Richards - Published 2017

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Biographical Fiction

Early 1500s. Anne is the second daughter of a prominent family. She is constantly overshadowed by her fair and winsome older sister and ...Read Review

The Locksmith’s Daughter

By Karen Brooks - Published 2016Published 2018

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Mallory Bright, the titular locksmith’s daughter, is trying to restore her reputation, which she ruined by running away with a man who ...Read Review

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