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Mary Queen of the Scots: The Forgotten Reign The Legendary Women of World History Book 3 by Laurel A. Rockefeller Genre: Historical Fiction

Queen Mary Stuart was one of the most beloved and controversial women in Scottish history. The granddaughter of King James IV and his wife Margaret Tudor, Queen Mary’s status as heiress-apparent to Queen Elizabeth’s throne in England paired with the violence of the Scottish Reformation set the stage for one of the most dramatic and poorly understood lives of the 16th century. Mary Queen of the Scots tells Mary’s true story, focusing primarily on her reign as queen of Scotland, celebrating her life more than her death and showing us all why she was truly a woman ahead of her time. Features a detailed timeline, a list of Latin prayers with their English translations, and the lyrics to all four featured period songs performed in the book. **Available in 6 languages!** Add to Goodreads Amazon * B&N * Kobo * Smashwords

Born, raised, and educated in Lincoln, Nebraska USA Laurel A. Rockefeller is author of over twenty-five books published and self-published since August, 2012 with editions spanning across ten languages and counting. A dedicated scholar and biographical historian, Ms. Rockefeller is passionate about education and improving history literacy worldwide. With her lyrical writing style, Laurel’s books are as beautiful to read as they are informative. In her spare time, Laurel enjoys spending time with her cockatiels, travelling to historic places, and watching classic motion pictures and classic television series. Favorites: Star Trek, Doctor Who, and Babylon 5. Laurel proudly supports Health in Harmony, The Arbor Day Foundation, and other charities working to protect and re-plant forests globally. Facebook * Twitter * Pinterest * YouTube * Amazon * Goodreads

“Alas my love you do me wrong to cast me off discourteously. For I have loved you oh so long
delighting in your company. Greensleeves was all my joy and oh Greensleeves as my delight.
Greensleeves my heart of gold and all for lady Greensleeves,” sang Queen Mary as she snuggled
Prince James tenderly. Smiling James cooed at his mother, bringing a smile to her face as she
rocked him back and forth in her arms. “You are such a proper prince, you know that! Yes, you
are! And someday you are going to be king of Scotland and king of England too! Mummy
promises because mummy knows you are a very good boy and will be a very good king!
“You know what James? I have a secret to tell you! Did you know I became queen when I was
even younger than you! I lost my father when I was baby too! But your grandfather King James,
he was a good king who died fighting the English. He was much nicer than your father who was
very mean. You wouldn’t like him. You are a good boy and will stay good forever, right?” James
yawned. Sadly, Queen Mary put him back in his cradle to let him rest.
As she left the nursery James Hepburn intercepted her, “Time to go.”
“Go? Go where?”
“Holyrood Abbey.”
“Why would I go there, least of all with you?”
“To marry me, of course!”
“What makes you think I want to marry you?”
James held out a letter signed by several nobles, “Because your nobles command it.”
“What?”
“I am your chosen consort. You will proceed with me to Holyrood to be married,” commanded
Bothwell.
“And if I do not?”
“Do you think Prince James can defend himself against an armed attack, even here? As a

mother, do you want to risk it?”
“So, this is how it is to be then? I submit to you in exchange for leaving my son alone?”
“Do you really want to risk losing Prince James in favour of the child you are bearing me? Yes, I
know about your pregnancy; your ladies will talk given the right incentive to do so,” hinted
Bothwell darkly.
Furious Mary stood still, weighing her choices carefully. What would happen to Scotland if
Prince James was murdered? Would Scotland itself survive or would it be conquered by
England at last? Loving her country and loving her son even more, Queen Mary felt her hand in
this forced, “I will obey.”

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  1. Best of luck with the book and book tour! I included the tour in the Monday, Jul. 08, 2019 edition of The BookTube Your Shelf Daily Reader: https://paper.li/Readeropolis/1517059010#/