The Assassin's Guide to Love and Treason

By Virginia Boecker

In Shakespearean England, Lady Katherine vows to complete her father's failed plot to kill Queen Elizabeth I. To succeed, she dresses as the male actor and earns a part in Shakespeare's new play- specifically re-written by Toby Ellis, spy to the queen, to lure Katherine's fellow co-conspirators into the open.

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