Prince of darkness: the queens man iv
This letter is evidence of a foul crime, a mortal sin it will be of great interest to the king of the French and to the Lionheart. This letter will draw as much blood as any dagger thrust,’ she said, ‘and I will not pretend that does not give me pleasure. But there is far more at stake than past wrongs and unhealed grievances.’
She paused, and for the first time that night, they saw her smile.
‘With this, we shall make my son England’s king’