A beautifully researched historical novel by the author of the bestselling Witch Child Shakespeare, romance, adventure and fast-paced plot combine to make this a perfect new novel for all of Celia's fans
Celia Rees lives in Leamington Spa where she writes her novels. She has been shortlisted for both the Guardian and the Whitbread Children's fiction awards. Her novels have been translated into over 20 languages.
'The lushly romantic story is very involving and always enjoyable, and it's packed with wonderfully evocative details' Guardian 'Ambitious, clever and compelling ... Rees's imagination makes her gloriously unpredictable' The Times 'A sophisticated, compelling novel about creativity, sexual ambiguity and cunning. It should be required reading for readers of 13+ studying the play' The Times 'Fast and gripping ... The writing is faithful to the period and the depiction of Shakespeare reads authentically' Bookfest