A brilliantly action-packed and thrilling adventure in this sparkling historical series. Now published in paperback with a lovely new commercial look.
Preparations for the wedding of one of Lady Grace's fellow Maids of Honour are interrupted when a shipment of gold, on its way to the Queen, is stolen! The culprit is a single masked horseman, all in black – or is it a gang of ruffians from the forest? The clues seem to point in several different directions and Grace, as Queen Elizabeth's trusty secret Lady Pursuivant, can't make head or tail of them. Could one of the newcomers to court be involved? And will Grace be able to help recover the fortune?Author Profile
Lady Grace Cavendish was a Maid of Honour at the court of Queen Elizabeth, She became a ward of court after both her parents were tragically killed in the service of the Queen. Her daybooks, written for her own pleasure, have now reached a wide audience.Reviews
A great adventure that will appeal to die-hard fans and newcomers alike. The book weaves historical fiction and detective mystery to wonderful effect... the whole series offers pure escapism and it seems the prolific writer is not about to run out of steam.,A fast-paced read which blends historical fact with fictional exploits and gives readers a glimpse into life in the Elizabethan era.,Makes for a rollicking and exciting read.,This seventh book in the Lady Grace Cavendish series once again gives the reader a lively picture of what life in Queen Elizabeth’s court must have been like...Grace’s obvious enjoyment of life, her sharp intellect, and her sense of humour make her easy to like and identify with. This is an interesting mystery for fans of historical fiction.,Short review