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Buckley, Fiona

Overview
Works: 27 works in 116 publications in 1 language and 7,865 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Spy stories 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR6052.U266, 823.914
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Publications about Fiona Buckley
Publications by Fiona Buckley
Most widely held works by Fiona Buckley
The siren queen : an Ursula Blanchard mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's court by Fiona Buckley( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 907 libraries worldwide
When the powerful Duke of Norfolk arranges a marriage between her daughter and an unsuitable man, Ursula Blanchard, a half-sister to Elizabeth I, uncovers a plot to overthrow the queen and begins to spy on one of the conspirators
Queen of ambition : an Ursula Blanchard mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's court by Fiona Buckley( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 842 libraries worldwide
Ursala is sent to get a job in a Cambridge pie shop that may be the center of a plot against Queen Elizabeth
To ruin a queen : an Ursula Blanchard mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's court by Fiona Buckley( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 757 libraries worldwide
"Still loyal to her royal mistress but needing to be with her French husband, Matthew de la Roche, Ursula begins to build a new life for herself at Matthew's chateau. She loves Matthew, although she longs desperately for her little girl, Meg, left behind in England. But when Meg's passage is finally arranged, the child is missing."--Jacket
A pawn for a queen : an Ursula Blanchard mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's court by Fiona Buckley( Book )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 719 libraries worldwide
"Widowed once again, Ursula, a sometime waiting woman and spy for Elizabeth, intends to live quietly with her small daughter, Meg, at Withysham, their country home. But word comes that her devoutly Catholic cousin, Edward Faldene, has set off for Scotland, carrying a secret list of families loyal to Elizabeth's rival, Mary, Queen of Scots."--Jacket
The fugitive queen : an Ursula Blanchard mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's court by Fiona Buckley( Book )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 707 libraries worldwide
Journeying to the side of her young ward, who has angered the queen with her infatuations with the married men at court, Ursula Blanchard receives a new mission to spy on Mary, Queen of Scots, at the castle where she is imprisoned
Queen without a crown by Fiona Buckley( Book )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
Happily married to her third husband, Hugh Stannard, lady-in-waiting Ursula Blanchard is hoping to give up her undercover work for Queen Elizabeth l in order to enjoy domestic bliss. But when Hugh unwittingly endangers possession of his ancestral home, Ursula is forced to take on a seemingly hopeless - but handsomely paid - private assignment, which the Queen spots is the perfect cover for a covert investigation into a group of rebel barons plotting to put Mary, Queen of Scots on the English throne
Queen's bounty by Fiona Buckley( Book )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 674 libraries worldwide
After receiving a threatening letter from the Countess of Norhumberland, Ursula Blanchard, special aide to Queen Elizabeth I, witnesses a series of strange events in her household and is soon accused of being a witch
A rescue for a queen by Fiona Buckley( Book )
4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
Ursula, traveling to the Netherlands to escort her foster daughter to meet her suitor, also investigates whether or not a wealthy Italian banker is plotting to put Mary, Queen of Scots on the English throne
A traitor's tears by Fiona Buckley( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
"July, 1573. Recently widowed, Ursula Blanchard is living a quiet life on her Surrey estate, caring for her infant son. But her peaceful existence is shattered when Ursula's neighbour Jane Cobbold is found dead in her own flowerbed, stabbed through the heart with a silver dagger - and Ursula's manservant Brockley is arrested for the crime. Determined to prove Brockley's innocence, Ursula seeks help from her old mentor Lord Burghley. But when a second death occurs and the queen's new spymaster, Francis Walsingham, gets involved, once again Ursula is reluctantly drawn into matters of espionage and affairs of state" --
To shield the Queen by Fiona Buckley( file )
9 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
The year is 1560. The setting is the court of Queen Elizabeth. Ursula Blanchard, an impoverished young widow newly come to court, is sent to Cumnor Place to protect the queen's reputation by looking after Amy Robsart, wife of Sir Robert Dudley, courtier to the queen and prime subject of scandalous rumors swirling about the palace. When Amy is found lying with a broken neck at the bottom of the staircase in her home, many suspect foul play. The queen, in love with Dudley, had a motive. Dudley, ambitious to marry Elizabeth, certainly had reason to wish his wife dead. Indeed, in the months before her death, Amy herself believed she was being poisoned. By the novel's end, the queen's spymaster and secretary of state has launched Ursula on a new career as one of his agents, setting the stage for the further adventures of one of the most enterprising and endearing heroines in historical mystery fiction
A perilous alliance by Fiona Buckley( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
January, 1576. Widow Ursula Blanchard is in no position to refuse when Sir Francis Walsingham decides she must wed Count Gilbert Renard in order to build a strategic alliance with the French. Soon after the count arrives at her country home to pay court, one of Ursula's household staff is found dead. An accident - or something more sinister?
Queen's ransom by Fiona Buckley( file )
12 editions published between 1980 and 2009 in English and held by 174 libraries worldwide
Ursula Blanchard has a mandate from the secretary of state to spy on behalf of Queen Elizabeth I. Ursula now must travel to France, where civil war may break out at any moment. The mission to mediate peace between warring Protestant and Catholic factions seems clear, but there are hidden forces at work. Whom can Ursula trust? What will happen to her daughter if she fails?
The doublet affair by Fiona Buckley( file )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Lady-in-waiting Ursula Blanchard is sent by Queen Elizabeth I to visit a scholar's home where she was the children's governess. Ostensibly a social call, the trip is to investigate a report of a plot to overthrow the queen
To ruin a queen [a mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's Court featuring Ursula Blanchard] by Fiona Buckley( file )
9 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
As the thrilling adventures of Ursula Blanchard, secret agent for Queen Elizabeth I, continue, she finds herself in France. She reunited with her husband, Matthew de la Roche, in a passionate but flaw relationship. But when Ursula learns that her daughter, Meg, has mysteriously disappeared, she immediately sets out on a frantic and dangerous search
A rescue for a queen by Fiona Buckley( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
February, 1571. Ursula is once more plunged into affairs of the state when she escorts her foster daughter Margaret to the Netherlands to meet her suitor. The queen's spymaster, Sir William Cecil, learns that the wealthy Italian banker Roberto Ridolfi will be hosting their forthcoming wedding, a man who he fears may once again be plotting to put Mary Queen of Scots on the English throne. But Ursula is also about to come face-to-face with her greatest enemy
A pawn for a queen by Fiona Buckley( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
Politics and gender in Ireland : the quest for political agency ( Book )
4 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Queen of ambition an Ursula Blanchard mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's court by Fiona Buckley( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
A rescue for a queen : No.11 : Ursula Blanchard mysteries by Fiona Buckley( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
The eleventh enthralling adventure to feature Ursula Blanchard, reluctant spy in the service of Queen Elizabeth I. February 1571. Ursula is once more plunged into affairs of the state when she escorts her foster daughter Margaret to the Netherlands to meet her suitor
To shield the queen a mystery at Queen Elizabeth I's court by Fiona Buckley( file )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Rumor has linked Queen Elizabeth I to her master of horse, Robin Dudley. As gossip would have it, only his ailing wife, Amy, prevents marriage between Dudley and the queen. To quell the idle tongues at court, the queen dispatches Ursula Blanchard to tend to the sick woman's needs. But not even Ursula can prevent the "accident" that takes Amy's life. Did she fall or was she pushed? Was Ursula a pawn of Dudley and the queen? Suddenly Ursula finds herself at the center of the scandal, trying to protect Elizabeth while not losing her heart to a Frenchman who may be flirting with sedition against her queen. As she sets out to find the truth, she can trust neither her lover nor her monarch, alone in a glittering court that conceals a wellspring of blood and lies
 
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