What’s in a Name? The Royal Secret is a mystery history and psychological thriller of fact and fiction yet told topically through the eyes of an American woman of today seeking her personal Holy Grail. It is based on the true story of the dramatic life and loves of the man who was the true but hidden writer of the Shakespeare plays and why he needed to conceal his own name to fool the world for all time until now.The decryption of secret codes now reveals one of mankind’s greatest conspiracies in the latent discovery of the autobiography of the man who changed the course of world - Sir Francis Bacon - occultist, scientist, statesman, poet, philosopher and bastard prince. Originator of todays Freemasonry from its covert Knights Templar past, and of the New World Order of the American Founding Fathers, and of the secretive Illuminati in power behind the scenes today.Described recently by the famous US Kirkus book review site as a "dense theory-packed thriller for lovers of historical conspiracies" the tale of The Royal Secret is told by the modern day Mrs G (aka Jane Gallup) "an engaging heroine" who in her quest with the help of a "mysterious handsome priest" uncovers a theme of secret bloodlines of powerful women of the past from Cleopatra to Mary Magdalene to Elizabeth 1st whose ideals and actions shaped the world we live in today.Mrs Gs search begins after her bio-billionaire husband’s sudden death in a bid to protect the two teenage children of whom she is the guardian. In her travels from Washington to London to Paris and the old Transylvania with time running out Mrs G life becomes entwined in a parallel world with that of Bacon in their joint quest for immortality and the evil enemies they encounter at every turn. Will they or wont they find the truth they seek will keep readers on tenterhooks until the last in a world that takes them into other dimensions of the mind and body. "An exciting, thought provoking and truly magical book" as it has been described by readers. What is the eye of Horus? What is gnosis? Was Cleopatra black? Was Shakespeare bisexual? The Royal Secret shares its secrets with its readers.The Royal Secret is one of the first ever books to uniquely allow its readers an insight into the information from which its story is constructed. In place of a Bibliography, this can be found on pearltrees.com/the_royalsecret and on pinterest.com/theroyalsecret on which can be found pictures of people and place mentioned in the pages of The Royal Secret. Readers are also invited to share their comments and queries on the Smashwords review pages.