The Queen's Governess

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'I could not fathom they were going to kill the queen. Nor could I bear to witness Anne Boleyn's beheading...' Katherine Ashley, the daughter of a poor country squire, is lucky enough to secure an education and a place for herself in a noble household. But it comes at a price. Thomas Cromwell, King Henry's ambitious courtier, has plans for Kat.
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ISBN-13: 9780091940416
ISBN-10: 0091940419
Pagini: 384
Dimensiuni: 137 x 200 x 24 mm
Greutate: 0.28 kg
Editura: Ebury Publishing


"Harper's diligent research, realistic portrayal, and insider/outsider heroine will hook those who can't get enough of England's turbulent history...bestseller Harper maintains her focus on the roles of women - both powerful and powerless - in Tudor England, resulting in another enjoyable proto-feminist historical romp" PUBLISHERS WEEKLY "A walk side by side with one of history's most dynamic characters" Anne Perry "Well paced and full of pitch-perfect detail, Harper's novel brings new life to an old subject and, as good as the best of Philippa Gregory, is sure to be a big hit with historical fiction fans and book clubs" LIBRARY JOURNAL "All in all, a lively and historically grounded reimagining of two Tudor survivors" Kirkus "Taking a fresh view of Elizabeth I through the eyes of her confident governess, Harper delivers a strong story. Her keen sense of the role remarkable women played in history allows readers a fantastic view in this carefully researched, meticulously crafted book" Romantic Times

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Karen Harper is a New York Timesߝ and USA Todayߝbestselling author whose novels, both historical and contemporary, have been published worldwide. A former college and high school English instructor, Harper now lives in Columbus, Ohio, and Naples, Florida, and frequently travels around the country to promote her books and speak about writing.