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THE FYRE MIRROR
Genre: Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Mystery, Amateur Sleuth, Historical
As always, the seventh book in Harper's series is well-researched, and the author is very true to the events of the time.
Elizabeth was one of the first monarchs to realize that grand and symbolic portraits were good PR. She wanted them to speak of her virtues and power to a broad audience.
In 1656, Elizabeth I has found three artists to paint her portrait, the most pleasing of which will be copied as the
When a tent occupied by one of the painters burns—killing both the painter and his servant—the queen learns it
(Feb., 273 pp., $23.95)
Reviewed By: Lorraine Gelly
Publisher: St. Martin's Minotaur
Published: February 2005