The Queen's Gamble (Thornleigh Saga)

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Young Queen Elizabeth I's path to the throne has been a perilous one, and already she faces a dangerous crisis. French troops have landed in Scotland to quell a rebel Protestant army, and Elizabeth fears once they are entrenched on the border, they will invade England.

Isabel Thornleigh has returned to London from the New World with her Spanish husband, Carlos Valverde, and their young son. Ever the queen's loyal servant, Isabel is recruited to smuggle money to the Scottish rebels. Yet Elizabeth's trust only goes so far--Isabel's son will be the queen's hostage until she completes her mission. Matters grow worse when Isabel's husband is engaged as military advisor to the French, putting the couple on opposite sides in a deadly cold war. . .

"Starts strong and doesn't let up. . .Kyle's latest is extremely accessible for readers unfamiliar with the series." --Publishers Weekly

"Memorable characters, lush historical details, fascinating intrigues, and court drama. History and romance merge, loyalty and passions run high and readers are riveted to the pages." --RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars

"Riveting, adventurous. . .superb!" --Historical Novel Society

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Book Description Kensington Publishing, United States, 2013. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Young Queen Elizabeth I s path to the throne has been a perilous one, and already she faces a dangerous crisis. French troops have landed in Scotland to quell a rebel Protestant army, and Elizabeth fears once they are entrenched on the border, they will invade England. Isabel Thornleigh has returned to London from the New World with her Spanish husband, Carlos Valverde, and their young son. Ever the queen s loyal servant, Isabel is recruited to smuggle money to the Scottish rebels. Yet Elizabeth s trust only goes so far--Isabel s son will be the queen s hostage until she completes her mission. Matters grow worse when Isabel s husband is engaged as military advisor to the French, putting the couple on opposite sides in a deadly cold war. . . Starts strong and doesn t let up. . .Kyle s latest is extremely accessible for readers unfamiliar with the series. -- Publishers Weekly Memorable characters, lush historical details, fascinating intrigues, and court drama. History and romance merge, loyalty and passions run high and readers are riveted to the pages. -- RT Book Reviews, 4 Stars Riveting, adventurous. . .superb! -- Historical Novel Society. Bookseller Inventory # BZV9780758271747

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