The Taming of the Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels)

By | March 16, 2018
The Taming of the Queen (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels) Author Philippa Gregory
ISBN-10 1476758816
ISBN-13 9781476758817
Year 2016-03-29
Pages 496
Language English
Publisher Touchstone
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By the 1 New York Times bestselling author a novel of passion and power at the court of a medieval killer a riveting new Tudor tale featuring King Henry VIIIs sixth wife Kateryn Parr Kateryn Parr a thirty year old widow in a secret affair with a new lover has no choice when a man old enough to be her father who has buried four wivesKing Henry VIIIcommands her to marry him Kateryn has no doubt about the danger she faces the previous queen lasted sixteen months the one before barely half a year But Henry adores his new bride and Kateryns trust in him grows as she unites the royal family creates a radical study circle at the heart of the court and rules the kingdom as Regent But is this enough to keep her safe A leader of religious reform and the first woman to publish in English Kateryn stands out as an independent woman with a mind of her own But she cannot save the Protestants under threat for their faith and Henrys dangerous gaze turns on her The traditional churchmen and rivals for power accuse her of heresythe punishment is death by fire and the kings name is on the warrant From the bestselling author who has illuminated all of Henrys queens comes a deeply intimate portrayal of the last a woman who longed for passion power and education at the court of a medieval killer

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