In the fresh spring of Elizabeth I's reign
Against the pageantry of the Virgin Queen's coronation, an ambitious young courtier and a quietly determined maid of honor struggle for life and love!
As a maid of honor to the Queen, Penelope Jermaine must avoid the pitfalls of Court lifeunwary speech and unguarded emotions could prove fatal. A young woman's reputation must be above suspicion, so she has to tread carefully when Oliver Woodville promises more than mere friendship. Then a shadowy threat menaces Penelope and Oliver and even the Queen herself.
The Elizabethan Season
Glory and tragedy, love and betrayal in the Age of Elizabeth