some rise by sin
In 16th century England, a reluctant earl finds that life with a tempestuous artist offers more rewards than he ever dreamed possible.
"...a sumptuous tale of romance, religious turmoil, and political intrigue set against the dramatic backdrop of the dying days of Mary Tudor's reign." - Marie Macpherson, author of The First Blast of the Trumpet
"An absorbing and memorable read." - Pamela Mingle, author of Kissing Shakespeare and The Pursuit of Mary Bennet