Tudor

Rival Queens: The Betrayal of Mary, Queen of Scots

By Kate Williams - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

This very readable and fast-paced biography relates the story of Mary Stuart in a fresh and engaging way. As in any book on ...Read Review

Devices and Desires: Bess of Hardwick and the Building of Elizabethan England

By Kate Hubbard - Published 2018Published 2019

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Nonfiction

Devices and Desires explores the life of Bess of Hardwick and of her great building projects, especially the still-extant Hardwick Hall. It is ...Read Review

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

By Anna Beer - Published 2018

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Nonfiction

It’s said that good non-fiction should be as gripping as a tense murder-mystery. With this fascinating biography, Anna Beer has indeed met ...Read Review

Mistress Spy

By Pamela Mingle - Published 2018

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In 1570, Madeleine Vernon is caught up in the hostilities and paranoia between Queen Elizabeth l of England and Mary, Queen of Scots. Imprisoned ...Read Review

The Path to Somerset (The Seymour Saga) (Volume 2)

By Janet Wertman - Published 2018

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Saga

The Path to Somerset is the second book in the Seymour Saga. The novel covers the career of Edward Seymour, starting in March 1539, ...Read Review

By Sword and Storm (Munro Scottish Saga)

By Margaret Skea - Published 2018

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Saga

This is the third volume in the Munro series, set in 1598, with many strands featuring the exiled Munros now living in France, and ...Read Review

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

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