"The best kind of historical novel, one the reader can't wait to get lost in." --"San Francisco Chronicle" "A massive, erudite, and entertaining novel that skillfully weaves historical fact and plausible fiction." --"New York Newsday" "George has creative a lively, gallant Mary of intelligence, charm and terrible judgment...A popular, readable, inordinately moving tribute to a remarkable queen." --"Kirkus Reviews "(starred) "A painstakingly researched novel that makes history live. The author's deep sympathy for her subject renders Mary an entirely real and unforgettable heroine." --"Publishers Weekly "(starred) "An evocative portrait."-"-The New York Times Book Review" "Dramatic...Romantic...George makes Mary a heroine to identify with because of her spirit, wit and charm...A triumph." -"-Houston Chronicle"
Margaret George is the author of several best-selling novels, including The Autobiography of Henry VIII, Mary, Called Magdalene and, most recently, Elizabeth I. She travels widely to research her novels and lives with her husband in Madison, Wisconsin.
Very well written. This book gives a good insight into the feelings of MaryPublished 7 months ago by Layla Hughes
Well written, exciting, thoroughly recommend it- especially as I am a descendant of Mary of Guise.
could not find a better book on the subject.
Nothing new about Marys story but told in a way that you could identify with the characters and felt you knew what caused them to make the decisionsthey made.Published on 6 July 2013 by Amazon Customer
I do like Margaret George's books. They are a 'bit different' being written as a diary. I have several of the others - Henry VIII, Cleopatra - and they are a very good, long... Read morePublished on 29 Mar. 2013 by madterriers
Margaret George once again delivers a page turning story of intrigue, lies and deceit. It also fills in many gaps in the story of Mary, Queen of Scots. Read morePublished on 27 Nov. 2012 by Peter Massingham
A very well written book, intersting, without bogging you down with lots of dates, and sticks to the great story,, If you love history, read this book,,Published on 25 Jun. 2011 by Mrs. A. Rhodes