Thorndike Press

The Marriage Game: A Novel of Queen Elizabeth I

  • Alison Weir
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  • ISBN-10: 1410475123
  • ISBN-13: 9781410475121
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.70 lbs ( .77 kgs)
  • 654 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released February 2015
  • Simultaneous Publications

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Newly crowned‚ Elizabeth I vows to rule the country as both queen and king. But her counselors press her to marry and produce an heir. Then dashing Lord Robert lays claim to Elizabeth’s heart. Their flagrant flirting and unescorted outings inspire whispers. But events take a dark turn when Robert’s wife is found dead. With intricate period detail and captivating prose‚ Alison Weir explores one of history’s most provocative “Did they or didn’t they?” debates.


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"The captivating, tempestuous, often hilarious and ultimately poignant story of the extraordinary love affair between Elizabeth I and Robert Dudley."

— Historical Novel Review