I actually read this book before the first in the trilogy, ‘The Other Countess’. But this actually didn’t matter! Eve Edwards manages to create a lovely image of Tudor England in the reign of Elizabeth I. I am a huge fan of historical fiction and so this book really was my cup of tea!
At the start of the book we meet Lady Jane Perceval, now the Marchioness of Rievaulx, who I completely fell in love with! She was everything I look for in a main character: loveable, tough, strong-willed, with an air of vulnerability.
What can I say about James? He was completely swoon-worthy! He is one of those characters that you instantly fall in love with! How I wish I was in Tudor England right now *sigh*!
All of the other characters were well-thought out and just marvelous! I am really rather annoyed that I’m not a time traveler -or have a tardis!
The front cover is amazing and really draws you in. It clearly states that this is a book of style and class- Tudor style and class. I know that I picked it up straight away as soon as I saw it!
Overall, I really, really thoroughly enjoyed this book and would recommend it to anyone who loves historical fiction, or even a good romance!