A New York Times Bestselling AuthorNewly crowned, Elizabeth I vows to rule the country as both queen and king. But her counselors press her to marry and produce an heir. Then dashing Lord Robert lays claim to Elizabeth's heart. Their flagrant flirting and unescorted outings inspire whispers. But events take a dark turn when Robert's wife is found dead. With intricate period detail and captivating prose, Alison Weir explores one of history's most provocative "Did they or didn't they?" debates.