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Queen's Bounty

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Queen's Bounty

By Fiona Buckley

Creme de La Crime, Hardcover, 9781780290249, 234pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2012

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Description

"The tenth gripping mystery to feature Ursula Blanchard, special aide to Queen Elizabeth I. "Happily married to her third husband, Ursula Blanchard is rudely shaken on receipt of a threatening letter from the exiled Anne Percy, Countess of Northumberland, whose treasonous plot against Elizabeth I, Ursula helped foil a few months previously. Ursula dismisses the Countess's letter as idle threats, but then a series of strange events rocks Ursula's household and Ursula herself is accused of witchcraft. Could Anne Percy really be orchestrating a plot against Ursula from her exile in the Netherlands? And, if so, how can Ursula prove it before she is hanged as a witch?

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