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ESSEX – Tudor Rebel

By Tony Riches

(Book Two of the Elizabethan Series)

ESSEX – Tudor Rebel

(Book Two of the Elizabethan Series)

By Tony Riches

Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, is one of the most intriguing men of the Elizabethan period. Tall and handsome, he soon becomes a ‘favourite’ at court, so close to the queen many wonder if they are lovers.

The truth is far more complex, as each has what the other yearns for. Robert Devereux longs for recognition, wealth and influence. His flamboyant naïveté amuses the ageing Queen Elizabeth, like the son she never had, and his vitality makes her feel young.

Robert Devereux’s remarkable true story continues the epic tale of the rise of the Tudors, which began with the best-selling Tudor trilogy and concludes with the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.

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The life of Robert Devereux the 2nd Earl of Essex, comes to life through the meticulous research and seamless narration of Mr Tony Ritches.

Essex – Tudor Rebel is the second installment in the Elizabethan Series from Tony Riches.

Robert Devereux is the son of Lettice Knollys and Walter Devereux, 1st Earl of Essex.

Robert Essex’s father dies when he is still a boy, leaving him his fathers’s debts. His mother Lettice Knollys, does the unthinkable shortly after her 1st husband passing, she marries the Queen’s favorite, Robert Dudley, without the queens knowledge.

We follow the young Robert in this coming of age storyline, from his days as impoverished ward. To his first love and his days at college, and his transformation into a young couturier with a promising future.

The authors uniquely-descriptive prose gives the reader a brilliantly detailed version of this very captivating figure in English history. I have to say there is something special in Tony Riches writing that sinks the reader within the pages of his wonderful absorbing books. Right from the beginning you are pulled in and the author brings to life the era of Queen Elizabeth.

Richly detailed with atmospheric imagery that catapults the reader into this time in history. The pace was quick, and Riches ability to hold the readers attention makes for a highly compulsive read here, one that I found I was quite invested in and could not put down. The story is in first person; therefore, it’s almost like you are living the story with the protagonist. The dialogue is masterly done, and makes a notable impression on the reader.

Essex is a notorious figure that rises to the favorite of the aging Queen Elizabeth. He is flamboyant and ambitious. Through the authors narrative voice, his turbulent and fascinating experiences come to life in this thought provoking and page turner of a book.

An exceptionally written historical fiction!

Author Bio

Tony Riches

Tony Riches is a full-time UK author of best-selling Tudor historical fiction. He lives in Pembrokeshire, West Wales and is a specialist in the history of the Wars of the Roses and the lives of the early Tudors. Tony’s other published historical fiction novels include: Owen – Book One Of The Tudor Trilogy, Jasper – Book Two Of The Tudor Trilogy, Henry – Book Three Of The Tudor Trilogy, Mary – Tudor Princess, Brandon – Tudor Knight and The Secret Diary Of Eleanor Cobham.

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