The reign of Queen Elizabeth I was a time of war, passion, and spectacular achievement. Elizabeth: The Golden Age finds Elizabeth facing bloodlust for her throne and familial betrayal. Growing keenly aware of the changing religious and political tides of late sixteenth-century Europe, Elizabeth faces an open challenge from the Spanish King Philip II, who is determined to...more
While fictional, the characters and time period are real, as are some events. What puts this novel a notch above others is the emotions imbued into the historical figures. This lends a very believable cause to the events of the Times. Excellently edited, this was an interesting enjoyable book of a subject covered by many others.