Summer Reading B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Q&A | July 20, 2015

    Jesse Ball: IMG Powell’s Q&A: Jesse Ball



    Describe your latest book. I woke up one day from a sort of daydream with an idea for a book's structure, and for the thread of that book, one... Continue »
    1. $16.80 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      A Cure for Suicide

      Jesse Ball 9781101870129

    spacer

This item may be
out of stock.

Click on the button below to search for this title in other formats.


Check for Availability
Add to Wishlist

The Doublet Affair (Mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's Court)

The Doublet Affair (Mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's Court) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Ursula Blanchard is "audacious, intensely loyal, and beguiling," said Publishers Weekly of Fiona Buckley's historical sleuth in her mystery series debut. Now, the young, widowed lady-in-waiting is back, once again defending her mistress, Queen Elizabeth I — this time from a plot to overthrow the Queen and usurp her throne, a task that will test Ursula's sharp wits and investigative skills to the limits.

Torn between her duties and her personal life, Ursula has asked permission from the Queen to leave the court for a time. But Queen Elizabeth will only grant that request if Ursula will first assist Sir William Cecil in his investigation of a troubling plot against Elizabeth — one that could place her cousin, Mary, Queen of Scots, on the throne of England.

Ursula's role will test her sharp eyes and cunning wiles. Already, one of Cecil's most trusted spies is dead. As Ursula follows directions and joins the household of her old friends Ann and Leonard Mason — now under suspicion of involvement in this Catholic plot — Ursula knows her own life may depend on her abilities to discover the truth in a dangerous web of deceit.

Synopsis:

Ursula Blanchard is "audacious, intensely loyal, and beguiling," said Publishers Weekly of Fiona Buckley's historical sleuth in her mystery series debut. Now, the young, widowed lady-in-waiting is back, once again defending her mistress, Queen Elizabeth I — this time from a plot to overthrow the Queen and usurp her throne, a task that will test Ursula's sharp wits and investigative skills to the limits.

Torn between her duties and her personal life, Ursula has asked permission from the Queen to leave the court for a time. But Queen Elizabeth will only grant that request if Ursula will first assist Sir William Cecil in his investigation of a troubling plot against Elizabeth — one that could place her cousin, Mary, Queen of Scots, on the throne of England.

Ursula's role will test her sharp eyes and cunning wiles. Already, one of Cecil's most trusted spies is dead. As Ursula follows directions and joins the household of her old friends Ann and Leonard Mason — now under suspicion of involvement in this Catholic plot — Ursula knows her own life may depend on her abilities to discover the truth in a dangerous web of deceit.

About the Author

Fiona Buckley continues to write the mystery fiction series set in the court of Queen Elizabeth I and featuring Ursula Blanchard that debuted with To Shiel the Queen and continues with The Doublet Affair. Ms. Buckley began her career as a technical journalist and industrial editor. She lives in North Surrey, England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780671015329
Author:
Buckley, Fiona
Publisher:
Pocket
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Women detectives
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Historical
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Women sleuths
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
Subject:
Blanchard, Ursula
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B101
Series:
Mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's Court (Paperback)
Series Volume:
vol. 31
Publication Date:
19991201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.1875 in 7.024 oz

Related Subjects

Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » A to Z
Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » Historical

The Doublet Affair (Mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's Court)
0 stars - 0 reviews
$ In Stock
Product details 416 pages Pocket Books - English 9780671015329 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Ursula Blanchard is "audacious, intensely loyal, and beguiling," said Publishers Weekly of Fiona Buckley's historical sleuth in her mystery series debut. Now, the young, widowed lady-in-waiting is back, once again defending her mistress, Queen Elizabeth I — this time from a plot to overthrow the Queen and usurp her throne, a task that will test Ursula's sharp wits and investigative skills to the limits.

Torn between her duties and her personal life, Ursula has asked permission from the Queen to leave the court for a time. But Queen Elizabeth will only grant that request if Ursula will first assist Sir William Cecil in his investigation of a troubling plot against Elizabeth — one that could place her cousin, Mary, Queen of Scots, on the throne of England.

Ursula's role will test her sharp eyes and cunning wiles. Already, one of Cecil's most trusted spies is dead. As Ursula follows directions and joins the household of her old friends Ann and Leonard Mason — now under suspicion of involvement in this Catholic plot — Ursula knows her own life may depend on her abilities to discover the truth in a dangerous web of deceit.

spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.