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Author Gregory, Philippa.

Title The other queen / Philippa Gregory.

Imprint New York : Touchstone Book, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    GREGORY,PHI    Available
 GDL Chevy Chase Library Fiction    GREGORY,PHI    Available
 GDL Montrose Library Fiction    GREGORY,PHI    Available
Edition 1st Touchstone hardcover ed.
Description 438 p. ; 25 cm.
Note "A Touchstone book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 434-436).
Summary "This dazzling novel from the #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory presents a new and unique view of one of history's most intriguing, romantic, and maddening heroines. Biographers often neglect the captive years of Mary, Queen of Scots, who trusted Queen Elizabeth's promise of sanctuary when she fled from rebels in Scotland and then found herself imprisoned as the guest of George Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, and his indomitable wife, Bess of Hardwick. The newly married couple welcome the doomed queen into their home, certain that serving as her hosts and jailers will bring them an advantage in the cutthroat world of the Elizabethan court. To their horror, they find that the task will bankrupt them, and as their home becomes the epicenter of intrigue and rebellion against Elizabeth, their loyalty to each other and to their sovereign comes into question. If Mary succeeds in seducing the earl into her own web of treachery and treason, or if the great spymaster William Cecil links them to the growing conspiracy to free Mary from her illegal imprisonment, they will all face the headsman"--From publisher description.
Subject Mary, Queen of Scots, 1542-1587 -- Fiction.
Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Hardwick Talbot, Countess of, 1527?-1608 -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Fiction.
Scotland -- History -- Mary Stuart, 1542-1567 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Biographical fiction.
Historical fiction.
ISBN 9781416549123 : $25.95

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