The quality of mercy

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"A sprawling historical tale...Entertaining." THE KIRKUS REVIEWS Rebecca Lopez, the beautiful, fiery daughter of Roderigo Lopez, Queen Elizabeth's own physician, keeps many secrets. Not only are she and her family conversos, or secret Jews who must practice their religion in secret, but Rebecca craves adventure and walks about London in male dress. One day she actually crosses swords with a fledgling dramatist named Will Shakespeare. And the two embark on an adventure of passion and danger that shakes the very foundations of the Court--and nearly alters the course of history....
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Full title quality of mercy
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display_description Rebecca Lopez enjoys a life of privilege in Elizabeth's England -- yet she guards secrets she dares not reveal. The beautiful, tempestuous daughter of the queen's own physician, Rebecca is also a converso -- a Jew who practices her prohibited religion clandestinely -- helping others of her banned faith escape persecution and death. And her insatiable hunger for excitement often takes her to the bustling streets of London in male garb to experience the kind of adventure available only to men. But one such outing is leading her into a dangerous viper's nest built of intrigue and foul murder in the company of a dashing young actor who inflames her romantic passions, even as he escorts her toward peril, a charming and fearless would-be playwright who calls himself Will Shakespeare.
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subject_facet Biographical fiction, Contemporary Women -- FICTION, Dramatists, English -- Early modern, 1500-1700 -- Fiction, Electronic books, Mystery & Detective -- FICTION, Shakespeare, William, -- 1564-1616 -- Fiction
title_display The quality of mercy
title_full The Quality of Mercy [electronic resource] Kellerman, Faye., The quality of mercy [mass market] / Faye Kellerman
title_short The quality of mercy
topic_facet Contemporary Women, Dramatists, English, Mystery & Detective, Shakespeare, William