With my undying love of all things British, I wanted to love this book. I loved the idea of it - what happens if the Queen just hops on a train and takes a day off without telling anyone? The story just wasn't what I thought it would be. It had a lot more to do with the Queen's private staff trying to find the Queen before the press gets wind of her absence. That part of the story had too much of a homosexual flair for my taste. I wanted to like this book, but unfortunately, it just wasn't all that great. Pass.