To Shield the Queen
In this compelling debut of her historical mystery series, Fiona Buckley introduces Ursula Blanchard, a widowed young mother who has become lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth I. Armed with a sharp eye, dangerous curiosity, and uncanny intelligence, Ursula pledges...
To Shield the Queen
Rumor has linked Queen Elizabeth I to her master of horse, Robin Dudley. As gossip would...more
I don't read much myst ...more
Perhaps current Prince Andrew, the Dull and Menda ...more
I liked the book, not rocket science or extremely emotionally compelling but it was interesting and got pretty good at the end. I will definitely read the next in the series.
When Ursula arrives in court it is common knowledge that the Queen and Robert Dudley, her Mast ...more
Buckley, Fiona – 1st of series
Pocket Books, 1978- Paperback
Mistress Ursula Blanchard, a new member to the court of Elizabeth I, has been asked to stay with Robin Dudley's ailing wife Amy. There are rumors that Dudley is trying to kill Amy to clear his way for a possible marriage to Elizabeth I. But when Amy dies of a broken neck and Ursula sends a letter to court with her man John, who is brutally killed, Ursula is determined to find the ...more
To Shield the Queen (or The Robsart Mystery as my version was actually called; To Shield the Queen is a better title) follows a young widow named Ursula who takes up a place as a lady in waiting at the court of Elizabeth I. Needing extra money to provide for her daughter, she accepts an assignment from Robert Dudley - scandalously, the queen's paramour ...more
I'd been procrastinating this novel because I didn't like its cover art, and I still don't - but I am sorry I waited so long to read it! Ursula Stumbles upon plots upon plots as she seeks to find the reason that her manservant was killed while on a mission to deliver a lette ...more
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