The Queen's Spy (Paperback)
A perilous mission. An unforgivable betrayal. A secret lost in time...
1584: Elizabeth I rules England. But a dangerous plot is brewing in court, and Mary Queen of Scots will stop at nothing to take her cousin's throne.
There's only one thing standing in her way: Tom, the queen's trusted apothecary, who makes the perfect silent spy...
2021: Travelling the globe in her campervan, Mathilde has never belonged anywhere. So when she receives news of an inheritance, she is shocked to discover she has a family in England.
Just like Mathilde, the medieval hall she inherits conceals secrets, and she quickly makes a haunting discovery. Can she unravel the truth about what happened there all those years ago? And will she finally find a place to call home?
Enchanting and gripping, The Queen's Spy effortlessly merges past with present in an unforgettable tale of love, courage and betrayal - perfect for fans of Lucinda Riley and Kathryn Hughes.Readers love The Queen's Spy:
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About the Author
Growing up in Surrey, Clare always dreamed of being a writer. Instead, after gaining a degree in history and an MA in women's studies she accidentally fell into a career in IT. After spending many years as a project manager in London, she moved to Norfolk for a quieter life and trained as a professional jeweller.Now, finally writing full-time, she lives with her husband and the youngest two of her six children.