Fiona Buckley is the author of seventeen previous Ursula Blanchard mysteries, and a historical saga, Late Harvest. Under her real name, Valerie Anand, she is the author of numerous historical novels, including the much-loved bridges Over Time series. Brought up in London, she now lives in Surrey.
A perilous blend of intrigue and suspense ... Buckley continues to deliver intelligent and multi-layered historical mysteries * <b>Booklist</b> on <b>A Deadly Betrothal</b> * Among the most action-packed of Buckley's always-engrossing looks at Elizabethan lives and times * <b>Kirkus Reviews</b> on <b>The Reluctant Assassin</b> * The 17th entry in Buckley's authentically detailed mystery series will please fans of historical whodunits and Elizabethan-era fiction * <b>Booklist</b> on <b>A Web of Silk</b> * An authentic Elizabethan cliffhanger * <b>Kirkus Reviews</b> on <b>A Web of Silk</b> * Engrossing ... Fans of Tudor historicals who value authentic period color will be rewarded * <b>Publishers Weekly on <b>A Web of Silk</b> * An action-packed mystery bathed in impeccable historic atmosphere * <b>Kirkus Reviews</b> * A satisfying mix of mystery and Elizabethan history. Suggest to fans of Suzanne M. Wolfe's recent The Course of All Treasons (2019), starring another Elizabethan spy, Nicholas Holt * <b>Booklist</b> * Gripping . Details of the personal lives of those closest to Ursula complement the political intrigue. Buckley reinforces her place as the queen of Elizabethan historicals * <b>Publishers Weekly</b> *