Her Majesty’s Mischief is a satisfying read set in Elizabethan England. Simon Maldon, childhood classmate of Elizabeth’s, is called upon by her Majesty to provide an accurate interpretation of Mary, Queen of Scots character.
Along the route to Scotland, murders ensue and Simon must solve them to avoid conflict between the two rival kingdoms.
Author Peg Herring allows minor characters to shine throughout her novel. Elizabeth Tudor may be the force behind the story but Simon Maldon is its heart.
A nicely done mystery sure to please history buffs and royal-watchers alike!