In this irresistible tale, the secrets that everyone keeps are enough to change the course of an empire. Includes a preview of laura andersen’s the boleyn reckoning Praise for The Boleyn Deceit “Detailed and quick-paced, The Boleyn Deceit will have series fans devouring it and emerging eager for the last book.
The Boleyn Deceit: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 2 #ad - An excellent recommendation for Phillippa Gregory fans. Booklist starred review “this entertaining work of alternative history offers plenty to savor for both fans of historical romance and those whose passion is political intrigue. Gortner, author of the queen’s vow “fans of both Stephenie Meyer and Philippa Gregory will find much to love in this evocative and well-written debut.
Francine mathews, author of Jack 1939 Look for special features inside. To diffuse tensions and appease the catholics, but still he has eyes for only his childhood friend Minuette, William is betrothed to a young princess from France, and court tongues are wagging. Even more scandalous—and dangerous, if discovered—is that Minuette’s heart and soul belong to Dominic, William’s best friend and trusted advisor.
The Boleyn Reckoning: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 3Ballantine Books #ad - Fans should remain satisfied with the thrilling finale-for-now. BooklistLook for special features inside. Her choice could forever change the course of history. Praise for the boleyn Reckoning “Powerful. With war on the horizon, Elizabeth must decide where her duty lies: with her brother or her country. Perfect for fans of philippa gregory and alison weir, the boleyn reckoning heralds the triumphant conclusion of Laura Andersen’s enthralling trilogy about the Tudor king who never was: the son of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn—Henry IX—who, along with his sisters and those he holds most dear, approaches a dangerous crossroads.
He still burns for minuette, but she has married William’s trusted advisor, Dominic, his longtime friend, in secret—an act of betrayal that puts both their lives in danger. Action, intrigue, star-crossed lovers, and all the drama period fans have come to expect . Princess elizabeth, vengeful behavior, concerned over her brother’s erratic, imperils her own life by assembling a shadow court in an effort to protect England.
The Boleyn Reckoning: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 3 #ad - . Laura andersen’s novels about the imagined son of henry viii and anne boleyn are: “excellent.
The Boleyn King: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 1Ballantine Books #ad - Includes a preview of laura andersen’s The Boleyn DeceitPraise for The Boleyn King “Imaginative. Tudor-era historical fiction fans who are willing to accept the unusual premise will be rewarded with an original and entertaining read that’s reminiscent of the best of Philippa Gregory. Library journal starred review “Gripping.
With the french threatening battle and the catholics sowing the seeds of rebellion at home, a young orphan raised as a royal ward by William’s mother, Dominic; and Minuette, William trusts only three people: his older sister Elizabeth; his best friend and loyal counselor, Anne Boleyn. Perfect for Philippa Gregory fans.
The Boleyn King: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 1 #ad - Booklist starred review “A surprising gem and a thoroughly enjoyable read. Historical novels review “andersen’s novel, alive with historical flair and drama, satisfies both curious and imaginative Tudor aficionados. Anyone who has even the slightest fascination with the Tudors will want to devour this delectable novel in a single sitting.
Tasha alexander, new york Times bestselling author of Death in the Floating CityLook for special features inside.
The Virgin's Daughter: A Tudor Legacy Novel Tudor Legacy Trilogy Book 1Ballantine Books #ad - Andersen brilliantly blends the history and historical characters we know into her wondrous new world. Rt book reviews Look for special features inside. But the enemies of england have even greater plans for the princess, a plot that will put Anabel’s very life and the security of the nation in peril.
. Laura andersen’s characters are well imagined and consistent, especially the Tudor siblings. She’s made the necessary alliances, and produced a successor: her only daughter, married Philip of Spain, Anne Isabella, Princess of Wales. Elizabeth knows that her beloved anabel will be a political pawn across Europe unless she can convince Philip to grant her a divorce, freeing him to remarry and give Spain its own heir.
The Virgin's Daughter: A Tudor Legacy Novel Tudor Legacy Trilogy Book 1 #ad - . Join the random house Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. Only those closest to elizabeth—her longtime confidante Minuette, her advisor and friend Dominic, and the couple’s grown children—can be trusted to carry forth a most delicate and dangerous mission. One of the best things about alternative history is that you don’t know what will happen next, and Andersen takes full advantage of that fact.
The roanoke times “The plot includes many threads, yet they are weaved together flawlessly.
The Virgin's Spy: A Tudor Legacy Novel Tudor Legacy Trilogy Book 2Ballantine Books #ad - An irish rebellion is growing and catholic Spain, led by the Queen’s former husband, King Philip, plans to seize advantage of the turmoil. But how is anabel to one day rule a country when she cannot even govern her own heart?Praise for The Virgin’s Spy “Andersen delivers another dramatic thriller complete with spies, battles, ruthless villains and twists on historical events that draw the reader deeply into the lives of her characters.
There is magic here, and Andersen’s fantastic storytelling will keep readers coming back for more. Rt book reviews 4 1/2 stars, read special features, Top Pick!Find your next book club pick, and more. Queen elizabeth I remains sovereign of England and Ireland. But the task will prove dangerous in more ways than one.
The princess of wales, looks to play a greater role in her nation, Elizabeth’s daughter, Anabel, ever mindful that there is only one Queen of England. Join the random House Reader’s Circle. Stephen courtenay, elizabeth’s most trusted confidantes, eldest son of Dominic and Minuette, has accepted a command in Ireland to quell the unrest.
The Virgin's Spy: A Tudor Legacy Novel Tudor Legacy Trilogy Book 2 #ad - For the moment, at least. Perfect for fans of philippa gregory and alison weir, vividly drawn characters, The Virgin’s Spy is award-winning author Laura Andersen’s second novel about the next generation of Tudor royals—a mesmerizing historical novel filled with rich period detail, and all the glamour and seduction of the fabled Tudor court.
The Virgin's War: A Tudor Legacy NovelBallantine Books #ad - But rumblings of war, a sinister plot, and their loyalty to the crown call them home. There is intrigue, family drama, passion, loyalty, sadness and great joy within these pages. And princess anabel, their daughter, has yet to declare with whom her allegiance—and her support—lie. Perfect for fans of philippa gregory and alison weir, anabel, bringing to life the drama and intrigue of Queen Elizabeth I; her daughter, The Virgin’s War is award-winning author Laura Andersen’s gripping conclusion in the trilogy about the next generation of Tudor royals, the Princess of Wales; and two countries locked in a battle for the ages.
. This volume imagines that queen elizabeth, known as ‘The Virgin Queen’ actually wasn’t one—but married King Philip of Spain. When the couple becomes estranged, their daughter Princess Annabel must choose her alliance. Yet not even pippa courtenay, gifted with divine sight, their sister, can foresee the grave danger that awaits them all.
The Virgin's War: A Tudor Legacy Novel #ad - . As the spanish armada approaches Irish shores, Elizabeth I feels the full burden of her royal office. She must not let england fall to her former husband, King Philip of Spain. It’s a quandary that makes the clash between the Starks and the Lannisters look tame.
The Darkling Bride: A NovelBallantine Books #ad - Two decades before, Aidan’s parents died violently at Deeprath. The past catches up to the present, and odd clues in the house soon have Carragh wondering if there are unseen forces stalking the Gallagher family. Perfect for reading on a rainy day with a strong cup of Irish tea!”—Lauren Willig, New York Times bestselling author of That Summer.
. But after meeting aidan, and his enigmatic family, the current Viscount Gallagher, Carragh knows that her task will be more challenging than she’d thought. The gallagher family has called Deeprath Castle home for seven hundred years. These incidents only fueled fantastical theories about the Darkling Bride, a local legend of a sultry and dangerous woman from long ago whose wrath continues to haunt the castle.
Nestled in the wicklow mountains of ireland, the estate is now slated to become a public trust, and book lover and scholar Carragh Ryan is hired to take inventory of its historic library. As secrets emerge from the shadows and carragh gets closer to answers—and to aidan—could she be the Darkling Bride’s next victim?Praise for The Darkling Bride “A gorgeous concoction of Victorian gothic, mystery, and romance, all with an unforgettable library, The Darkling Bride is the perfect book to curl up with in front of a roaring fire.
The Darkling Bride: A Novel #ad - The case, which was never closed, has recently been taken up by a new detective determined to find the truth. The couple’s unusual deaths harken back a century, leaving behind an infant son and her husband, when twenty-three-year-old Lady Jenny Gallagher also died at Deeprath under mysterious circumstances, a renowned writer who never published again.
Laura andersen has created a masterpiece.
Anna of Kleve, The Princess in the Portrait: A Novel Six Tudor QueensBallantine Books #ad - Entranced by the lovely image, Henry is bitterly surprised when Anna arrives in England and he sees her in the flesh. Will he accuse anna of adultery as he did queen anne boleyn, and send her to the scaffold? or will he divorce her and send her home in disgrace? Alison Weir takes a fresh and astonishing look at this remarkable royal marriage by describing it from the point of view of Queen Anna, a young woman with hopes and dreams of her own, alone and fearing for her life in a royal court that rejected her almost from the day she set foot on England’s shore.
. Even as henry begins to warm to his new wife and share her bed, his attention is captivated by one of her maids-of-honor. Anna of kleve, from a small German duchy, is twenty-four, and has a secret she is desperate to keep hidden. The surprising and dramatic life of the least known of king Henry VIII’s wives is illuminated in the fourth volume in the Six Tudor Queens series—for fans of Philippa Gregory, Hilary Mantel, and The Crown.
Anna of Kleve, The Princess in the Portrait: A Novel Six Tudor Queens #ad - Henry commissions her portrait from his court painter, who depicts her from the most flattering perspective. Newly widowed and the father of an infant son, Henry VIII realizes he must marry again to ensure the royal succession. Some think her attractive, but Henry knows he can never love her. Forty-six, and suffering from gout, overweight, Henry is soundly rejected by some of Europe's most eligible princesses.
What follows is the fascinating story of an awkward royal union that somehow had to be terminated.
Gloriana Nascent: An Alternate Tudor History#ad - Factions form and battles are fought over who will win the Crown. Three claimants vie for his throne: anne boleyn, who fights for her young daughter Elizabeth; Mary Tudor, who sees the hand of Providence at work; and Henry FitzRoy, the king's illegitimate but recognised son. Will this war tear the kingdom apart, or will a ruler emerge victorious who can unite England?This is a full-length alternate history novel.
Henry viii is dead, and history will never be the same. The year is 1536.
The Catherine Howard Conspiracy: A gripping conspiracy thriller with a dramatic twist The Marquess House Trilogy Book 1Sapere Books #ad - Terrified by the ageing king after the fate that befell her cousin, 2018Dr Perdita Rivers receives news of the death of her estranged grandmother, Catherine begins to fear for her life… Pembrokeshire, Wales, Anne Boleyn, renowned Tudor historian Mary Fitzroy. What secrets were covered up at the court of henry viii …?whitehall palace, england, Anne of Cleves, 1539When Catherine Howard arrives at the court of King Henry VIII to be a maid of honour in the household of the new queen, she has no idea of the fate that awaits her.
Catching the king’s fancy, she finds herself caught up in her uncle’s ambition to get a Howard heir to the throne. A timeshift thriller that will have you completely gripped! Perfect for fans of Dan Brown, Philippa Gregory, Kate Mosse and Tom Harper. Mary inexplicably cut all contact with Perdita and her twin sister, but she has left them Marquess House, Piper, her vast estate in Pembrokeshire.
The Catherine Howard Conspiracy: A gripping conspiracy thriller with a dramatic twist The Marquess House Trilogy Book 1 #ad - Perdita sets out to unravel their grandmother’s motives for abandoning them, and is drawn into the mystery of an ancient document in the archives of marquess House, a collection of letters and diaries claiming the records of Catherine Howard’s execution were falsified…What truths are hiding in Marquess House? What really happened to Catherine Howard?And how was Perdita’s grandmother connected to it all?THE CATHERINE HOWARD CONSPIRACY is the first book in the Marquess House trilogy, a dual timeline conspiracy thriller with an ingenious twist on a well-known period of Tudor history.
The marquess house trilogy seriesbook one: the catherine Howard ConspiracyBOOK TWO: The Elizabeth Tudor ConspiracyBOOK THREE: The Arbella Stuart Conspiracy.
The Elizabeth Tudor Conspiracy: A heart stopping thriller full of dramatic twists The Marquess House Trilogy Book 2Sapere Books #ad - Despite their narrow escape from those pursuing them, Perdita is determined to continue her grandmother’s legacy by uncovering her ground-breaking research into the English royal bloodline. Was elizabeth i really the last tudor princess…?Nonsuch Palace, England, 1586Elizabeth I has been queen for 28 years.
And now the national identity of Great Britain must be called into question. With their enemies still tracking them and the lives of those they love in deadly risk, Perdita and Piper must succeed in exposing the secrets of history or there is no hope of them escaping alive. The elizabeth tudor conspiracy is the second book in the marquess House trilogy, a dual timeline conspiracy thriller with an ingenious twist on a well-known period of Tudor history.
The Elizabeth Tudor Conspiracy: A heart stopping thriller full of dramatic twists The Marquess House Trilogy Book 2 #ad - The marquess house trilogy seriesbook one: the catherine Howard ConspiracyBOOK TWO: The Elizabeth Tudor ConspiracyBOOK THREE: The Arbella Stuart Conspiracy. She has survived hundreds of plots against her but now she faces the revelation of a secret she thought would remain hidden forever…Elizabeth is not the last of the Tudor line — there are two more legitimate heirs to her crown.
Her sworn enemy, philip ii, king of Spain, has discovered the secret and thinks he can control the missing princess as his puppet queen. Can elizabeth maintain control over her throne? and what happened to the lost Tudor heirs? Castle Jerusalem, Andorra, 2018Dr Perdita Rivers and her twin sister Piper are safely hidden in Andorra.
But she soon realises that nothing about the Tudor era was as it seemed.