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The Queens Gamble Barbara Kyle

The Queens Gamble

Barbara Kyle

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ISBN : 9780758274861
Paperback
448 pages
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Young Queen Elizabeth Is 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, theyMoreYoung Queen Elizabeth Is 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 queens loyal servant, Isabel is recruited to smuggle money to the Scottish rebels. Yet Elizabeths trust only goes so far-Isabels son will be the queens pampered hostage until she completes her mission. Matters grow worse when Isabels husband is engaged as military advisor to the French, putting the couple on opposite sides in a deadly cold war.Set against a lush, vibrant backdrop peopled with unforgettable characters and historical figures, The Queens Gamble is a story of courage, greed, passion, and the high price of loyalty. . .