A romantic gay historical novel set in the court of James I and VI. Narrated by Giles Rawlins, it tells the story of the rise of Robbie Kerr (later Viscount Rochester and Earl of Somerset), King James' favorite, and his fall, as he is involved in a romance with Frances Howard, and the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury.
Original title: The Honey and the Sting
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ European
Fiction→ Gay & Lesbian→ Gay Male