Publish date: 2013
Publisher: Michael Joseph London
Pages no: 452
Edition language: English
Katherine Parr was by far one of the luckier wives of Henry VIII. She outlived him! When she returned to court after the death of her husband, she was surprised to find that the King was interested in her! She could not understand why he would want her, when he could have any young thing at court. T...
I love Tudor-set stories, and Queen’s Gambit stars a queen who doesn’t receive as much attention as the previous wives of Henry V. Katherine Parr led a short but fascinating life – as the object of affection of two men (one the most powerful in England), Katherine fought her natural instincts toward...
Solid if slow and a bit repetitive. Review to come.
Being courted by a king is something I assume most women would love unless of course that king were Henry VIII and as most people know he had a bit of a reputation. Stopping nothing short of changing his kingdoms religious faith to suit his own needs to rid himself of wife numero uno, he wasn't exac...
I received this book through Goodreads First Reads and have loved every page of it! Sometimes I find historical fiction too dry but this was anything but. Elizabeth Fremantle has perfectly captured the danger, intrigue and game-playing of Henry VIII's court and I felt totally drawn into it all. I lo...