The Sister Queens
by Justin Scott

Two rival queens. An infamous playwright. And a deadly plot for the crown.

London, 1600. With no legitimate heir to Queen Elizabeth’s throne, and no clear successor with her modern vision
of a civilization that thrives in peace and diversity, England is in a supremely perilous moment.

Elizabeth’s foes understand the power of a poet’s voice to shape popular opinion, and force esteemed playwright William Shakespeare to write a script detailing the history of Queen Elizabeth and the catholic Mary Queen of Scots that will tumble the nation into civil war. Faced with a terrible dilemma, Will must navigate a dangerous path through the corridors of the wealthy, the refuse-filled warrens of London and the byzantine world of Elizabethan politics as he tries to save both his family and his own legacy.


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“The action is fast and thoroughly enjoyable”

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“Another outstanding adventure that skillfully invokes the time period”

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Justin Scott

Justin Scott has made his living for fifty years writing historical suspense novels, thrillers, and sea stories. They include The Shipkiller, A Pride of Kings, and The Man Who Loved The Normandie, as well as the Benjamin Abbott New England detective series, and his collaboration with Clive Cussler on the Isaac Bell historical detective series set early in the Twentieth Century. The Shipkiller is honored in the International Thriller Writers’ collection Thrillers: 100 Must-Reads. The Mystery Writers of America nominated him for Edgar Allan Poe awards for Best First Novel and Best Short Story. Paul Garrison is his main pen name under which he writes modern sea stories and an occasional thriller based on a Robert Ludlum character. Born in Manhattan, he grew up on Long Island’s Great South Bay in a family of professional writers. His father wrote Westerns and poetry. His mother wrote romances and short stories. His sister, Alison Scott Skelton, is a life-long novelist who currently writes the Warriors of Tir Nan Og young adult series. Justin is an Eagle Scout, holds BA and MA degrees in history, and before becoming a writer, drove boats and trucks, helped build Fire Island beach houses, edited an electronic engineering journal, and tended bar in a Hell’s Kitchen saloon. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, filmmaker Amber Edwards. Recently, they wrote a novel together, Forty Days and Forty Nights, about a Mississippi River flood weaponized by a domestic terrorist. Publishers’ Weekly hailed, “action and adventure on a cinematic scale.” THE SISTER QUEENS is Justin Scott’s thirty-ninth book.

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The Sister Queens by Justin Scott is available in the following formats

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