Unicorn's Blood - Patricia Finney Reviews
Description:ISBN 0753805456 / Author: Patricia Finney / Genre: Fiction / Publisher: Phoenix / Patricia Finney's outstanding literary thriller plunges ... more
Unicorn's Blood - Patricia Finney ... into the vivid and deadly world of the 16th century: from the torture chambers of the Tower to the elegant artifice of court life; from the bawdy-houses of Southwark to the Queen's own bed. Why are the Jesuits, the Queen's Puritan councillors and even the Queen herself searching for the mysterious Book of the Unicorn? What ancient scandal threatens Elizabeth Tudor as she fights to avoid executing her cousin, Mary Queen of Scots? And what of the man waking up in the dungeon with no memory of who he is? David Becket and Simon Ames, the two mismatched heroes of FIREDRAKE'S EYE find themselves unwillingly in the thick of the struggle to unravel the plot.
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Patricia Finney Unicorn's Blood
Pages: 464, Edition: New edition, Paperback, Phoenix
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by - written on 06/05/08 (Very useful, 58 readings)
I borrowed Unicorn's Blood from the library because I am fascinated by Elizabeth I. I have read quite a lot of fiction based on her life and reign and from the outset I have to tell you that this is not one of the best I've read. History has speculated on the possibility that the Virgin Queen had a child when she was the 15 year old Princess Elizabeth. Unicorn's Blood is based around this but instead of a baby being born the Princess has had a miscarriage or bungled abortion which leads to her becoming gravely ill with childbed fever and writing her last will and testament. Even at 15 she knew her royal blood and place in succession to the throne would not ... Read the complete review
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