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For the first time Dunnett's Lymond Chronicles are available in the United States in quality paperback editions.
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.See all Editorial Reviews
The second book in the series, Lymond Chronicles, is a real page turner which the reader might not expect as it takes place in 16th century France. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Tinkster
I liked this book, but it is for the reader with knowledge of 15th or 16th century Europe. The book is a detailed look at the early life and times of Mary Queen of Scots.Published 7 months ago by jane fox
I thought after the Lymond Chronicles, that was it. I was desolate. But here we go again!! Life is wonderful!Published 7 months ago by Maura Seyffer
Despite my obsession with the novels of Dorothy Dunnett, I must agree in some sense with the negative reviews of Queens' Play. Read morePublished 8 months ago by W. R. Downey
This is a gift for someone else who was very happy to get it.Published 9 months ago by Jacqueline J. Johnston
I tried really really hard to like this series. I got through 1 2/3 books before giving up. I just kept thinking "its gotta get better". Read morePublished 10 months ago by Amy S. Giarrusso
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 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
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 13 months ago by WhatsForDinner