Second in the legendary Lymond Chronicles, Queen's Play follows Frances Crawford of Lymond who has been abruptly called into the service of Mary Queen of Scots. Though she is only a little girl, the Queen is already the object of malicious intrigues that extend from her native country to the court of France. It is to France that Lymond must travel, exercising his sword hand and his agile wit while also undertaking the most unlikely of masquerades, all to make sure that his charge's royal person stays intact.
Exciting story with lots of twists and interesting characters. Glorious use of the language, similar to Shakespeare. Keeps you on your toes to follow the dialogue and plot.Published 1 month ago by Robert Fulton
This book (and this series) remain among my favorites of all time, so I am very happy to read it again on Kindle. Read morePublished 1 month ago by WhatsForDinner
Dorothy Dunnett is an amazing writer. Great characters. Plot kept me reading.Published 3 months ago by Alison Imbriaco
There really is no writer to equal Dunnett, nor a protagonist to equal Lymond. This second volume continues one of the most challenging and absorbing historical sagas ever written. Read morePublished 3 months ago by missjaj
She really loves the "Lymond" books, tho they're a bit melodramatic for myself (I have read them). Anyway I got hardbacks as a birthday gift for her.Published 6 months ago by Fozzetti
This, the second book in the series, shows again the detail and information relayed about the era and its politics to be very helpful, but the style is difficult to follow... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Alden
The author Dorothy Dunnett writes spellbound novels. Have read all her Lymond Chronicles novels, and the story lines are fantastic and once started are hard to put down unto... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Bobbi C