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Waiting on Wednesday: Elizabeth I

Available April 2011

New York Times bestselling author Margaret George captures history’s most enthralling queen-as she confronts rivals to her throne and to her heart.

One of today’s premier historical novelists, Margaret George dazzles here as she tackles her most difficult subject yet: the legendary Elizabeth Tudor, queen of enigma-the Virgin Queen who had many suitors, the victor of the Armada who hated war; the gorgeously attired, jewel- bedecked woman who pinched pennies. England’s greatest monarch has baffled and intrigued the world for centuries. But what was she really like?

In this novel, her flame-haired, lookalike cousin, Lettice Knollys, thinks she knows all too well. Elizabeth’s rival for the love of Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester, and mother to the Earl of Essex, the mercurial nobleman who challenged Elizabeth’s throne, Lettice had been intertwined with Elizabeth since childhood. This is a story of two women of fierce intellect and desire, one trying to protect her country, and throne, the other trying to regain power and position for her family and each vying to convince the reader of her own private vision of the truth about Elizabeth’s character. Their gripping drama is acted out at the height of the flowering of the Elizabethan age. Shakespeare, Marlowe, Dudley, Raleigh, Drake-all of them swirl through these pages as they swirled through the court and on the high seas.

So there I was, randomly browsing Amazon this weekend and came across this title and author. I almost didn’t believe it! It’s been years since Helen of Troy and I knew she was working on this book, but had no idea it was due to come out! And the author’s going on tour, but sadly, nowhere near me. Either way, very excited for this release!

Redesigned Author Website

Book Trailer

Book Tour

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 | 7-8:30PM
Borders West
3750 University Ave
Madison, WI, 53705

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Dallas Museum of Art
Arts and Letters Live
1717 N Harwood
Dallas, TX 75201

Thursday, April 7, 2011 | 7PM
Anderson’s Bookshop
123 W Jefferson Ave
Naperville, IL 60540

Sunday, April 10, 2011
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

Monday, April 11, 2011 | 7:30PM
Bookshop Santa Cruz
1520 Pacific Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95060-3903

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 | 10:30AM
Towne Center
555 Main St
Pleasanton, CA 94566

Tuesday, April 12, 2011 | 6-7:30PM
Mechanics’ Institute
57 Post Street
San Francisco, CA, 94104

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 | 7-8:30PM
Barnes & Noble
2675 NE University Village Street
Seattle, WA 98105

Thursday, April 14, 2011 | 7-8:30PM
Third Place Books
17171 Bothell Way NE
Lake Forest Park, WA, 98155

Sunday, April 17, 2011 | 2-3:30PM
A Room of One’s Own Feminist Bookstore
307 W. Johnson St
Madison, WI

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 | 7-8:30PM
Barnes & Noble
2500 N Mayfair Rd
Wauwatosa, WI 53226

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