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Queen's ransom : a mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's court featuring Ursula Blanchard

Author: Fiona Buckley
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Pocket books trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Eager for a respite from her role as handmaiden to Queen Elizabeth I, Ursula Blanchard agrees to travel to France to help her first husband's father bring his young ward home to England. But duty soon calls. Fearing that the pro-Catholic forces threatening to tear France asunder will spread to Protestant England, the Queen instructs Ursula to deliver a secret letter personally to Catherine de Medicis, offering to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Named Person: Elizabeth, Queen of England; Elizabeth, Queen of England
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fiona Buckley
ISBN: 9780743489096 0743489098
OCLC Number: 166373161
Description: 340 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Fiona Buckley.

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Eager for a respite from her role as handmaiden to Queen Elizabeth I, Ursula Blanchard agrees to travel to France to help her first husband's father bring his young ward home to England. But duty soon calls. Fearing that the pro-Catholic forces threatening to tear France asunder will spread to Protestant England, the Queen instructs Ursula to deliver a secret letter personally to Catherine de Medicis, offering to mediate the crisis. Not only will the perilous journey separate Ursula from her young daughter, it will bring her closer to a man she can neither trust nor forget ...

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