Unabridged Chick

I'm Audra, a 30-something married lesbian. I love interesting heroines, gorgeous prose, place as character, and the occasional werewolf.
The Virgin's Lover  - Philippa Gregory One-sentence summary: Queen Elizabeth gets her groove onWhy did you get this book?: My mother raved about itDo you like the cover?: I am ambivalent about it.Did you enjoy the book?: No. I hate Dudley and I don't get why everyone is so keen on them having been sexual lovers. I like my Elizabeth ruthless, not lovesick.Was the author new to you and would you read something by this author again?: I've read her first novel, Wideacre and against my will, enjoyed the trashiness of it. I will likely read another book of hers.