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To shield the Queen: a mystery at Queen Elizabeth's Court, introducing Ursula Blanchard

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Publisher:
Scribner,
Pub. Date:
1997.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 6.5 - AR Pts: 16
Description
With the glamour and intrigue of the court of Queen Elizabeth I as its backdrop, and an entrancing new heroine -- widow Ursula Blanchard -- sniffing out clandestine conspiracies, this enthralling new historical mystery series will have a special appeal for fans of Ellis Peters's Brother Cadfael novels.The year is 1560. The setting is the court of Queen Elizabeth. Ursula Blanchard, an impoverished young widow newly come to court, is sent to Cumnor Place to protect the queens reputation by looking after Amy Robsart, wife of Sir Robert Dudley, courtier to the queen and prime subject of scandalous rumors swirling about the palace.When Amy is found lying with a broken neck at the bottom of the staircase in her home, many suspect foul play. The queen, in love with Dudley, had a motive. Dudley, ambitious to marry Elizabeth, certainly had reason to wish his wife dead. Indeed, in the months before her death, Amy herself believed she was being poisoned.Amy's violent end, and Ursula's own failure to prevent it, along with the brutal murder of someone dear to her, propel Ursula on a perilous quest that will touch her in the most terrifyi
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ISBN:
9780684838410
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 6.5, 16 Points
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Full title to shield the queen a mystery at queen elizabeths court introducing ursula blanchard
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subject_facet Elizabeth -- I, -- Queen of England, -- 1533-1603 -- Fiction, Great Britain -- Court and courtiers -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Fiction, Historical fiction, Mystery fiction
title_display To shield the Queen : a mystery at Queen Elizabeth's Court, introducing Ursula Blanchard
title_full To shield the Queen : a mystery at Queen Elizabeth's Court, introducing Ursula Blanchard / Fiona Buckley
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