On top of dealing with her new status as Queen, Elizabeth has to flush out Mordred’s plan for her while trying to keep her connection with her trusted love, Robin, and her advisers and confidants. A plan to draw Mordred into her trust by placing her faith in his desire not to hurt her, she bravely takes a step into his world. Despite his own better judgment, Mordred cannot stay away and shows her some of those who support his plans but, in his exuberance, gives her the weapon she needs to stop him. Feeling the ghosts of both his father and her mother conspiring against him, he must now revise his plans to reign over one ultimate kingdom with her by his side and find a way to stop her from destroying everything he had readied.
What an interesting and captivating revision of England’s history! I devoured this book and want more! I loved her connection with Robin, her youthful vigor for flexing her power over those who “advised” her and her turmoil over her relationship with Mordred. The pull of his power is both arousing and invigorating for her as she straddles the line between giving in and staying true to her beliefs and reigning over her subjects with a keen and open mind. The vampire “myth” has long been connected with the Tudor and Elizabethan times, but from the diaries of the Queen herself, Lucy Weston has brought even more support to the claims that there indeed are vampires among us and the royal blood of Elizabeth gave her the strength to become the ultimate slayer.
- Paperback: 320 pages
- Publisher: Gallery; Original edition (December 21, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 143919033X
- ASIN: B0058M7VPM
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