In Regency England, penniless Kate Malvern is swept to her aunt's Elizabethan manor and showered with comforts. But despite the luxury of her new life, the atmosphere in the household is less than homely, and gradually it dawns on Kate that there...
"I am sure the book is well researched but the story line is disjointed and there are too many bifurcations into the lives of supporting characters. Stick with the life of Elizabeth and her accomplishments. Also the technical detail into code break..."
"Reads more like a history book than a novel. Techniques on codebreaking given and how that career takes your life. Many details of other people are also included. Not much a story line that flows. Jumps back and forth from present to past, whi..."