Synopses & Reviews
William Shakespeare and Kit Marley-
Elizabethan England's finest dramatists to appear in a fantasy epic...
"[A] sensitive and sensual look at the two supreme playwrights of the English Renaissance."
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Where others are writing mythic fiction, Bear has written mythic history...Brava!"
-Green Man Review
On the heels of Hell and Eartha]
Kit Marley, playwright and spy in the service of Queen Elizabeth, has been murdered. His true gift to Her Majesty was his way with words, crafting plays infused with a subtle magic that maintained her rule. He performed this task on behalf of the Prometheus Club, a secret society of nobles engaged in battle against sorcerers determined to destroy England. Assuming Marleyas role is William Shakespearea but he is unable to create the magic needed to hold the Queenas enemies at bay.
Resurrected by enchantment in Faerie, Marley is Englandas only hope. But before he can assist Will in the art of magic, he must uncover the traitor among the Prometheans responsible for his deatha]
Kit Marley, playwright and spy in the service of Queen Elizabeth, has been murdered. Assuming Marley's role is William Shakespeare, but he is unable to create the magic needed to hold the Queen's enemies at bay. Resurrected by enchantment in Faerie, Marley is England's only hope.