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In 1572, the good looking and talented Nicholas Hillyarde paints the first of many portraits of Elizabeth I, England's "Virgin Queen". His ability to capture the likeness of his patrons makes him famous, and his skills are much sought after by the rich and powerful members of the Elizabethan Court.
His loyalty to Elizabeth even leads him to becoming part of Sir Francis Walsingham's information network. One day he is approached by a young man with an intriguing commission. Hillyarde is to paint the man holding a lady's hand - a hand which descends from a cloud - complete with a puzzling motto: Attici Amoris Ergo.
There is something familiar about this young man's face, and Hillyarde is led down a dark path of investigation to discover who this young man may be. Who is the young man? Has Hillyarde stumbled across a dark royal secret, and, if so, is there evidence hidden elsewhere?
©2014 MadeGlobal Publishing (P)2014 MadeGlobal Publishing
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By Angelcritique on 01-05-17

Not what I expected

What would have made The Truth of the Line better?

A professional narrator

Has The Truth of the Line put you off other books in this genre?

Yes, by this author and narrator.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

She sounds exactly as she is.... a non-professional actress/performer.

You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

Not in my opinion.

Any additional comments?

The quality of the writing is very amateurish. Malanie Taylor, please don't waste your time writing another book. Spare the listening public.... please. :(

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