Till the Day Goes Down
Set in the turbulent Border country and in glittering, decadent Paris in the years before the Armada, Judith Lennox's epic historical tale is rich in atmosphere and intrigue.
As England prepares for the threat of invasion, Catholic forces in France, Scotland and Spain plan the 'Enterprise of England', weaving a cat's-cradle of intrigue around the imprisoned Mary, Queen of
I was very aware of this as I read this novel and kept being thrown back to the Lymond Chronicles by Dorothy Dunnett. In part because of the familiar names and places of the Scots Borderlands, but also because of the clever, cruel hero who turns out to have a semblance of a mo ...more
In sixteenth century England, Christie Forster, who has a complicated history, travels north with her cousin to live in the English borders. There they become entangled with Luke Ridley. He is a complicated reiver who above else desires control of his life, but has become entangled in events beyond his control in the s ...more