Secrets of the Tudor Court: Between Two Queens
Publish date: December 26th 2009
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 386
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, European History
, 16th Century
Series: Secrets of the Tudor Court (#2)
Between Two Queens is the second in Kate Emerson's Secrets of the Tudor Court series. I adored the first, The Pleasure Palace, and high hopes and expectations for this read. I was surprised that Emerson followed up her immensely popular portrayal of Jane Popyncourt with such a surprising character...
As with the other books in Kate Emerson's Tudor series, I fo und this hard to read. I enjoyed the historical details, but the heroine was, again, spoilt and petulant. She made a difficult narrator, and I found it hard to sympathize with her when all she does is whine all the time.
Certainly this is yet another novel cashing in on the recent surge in fiction on Tudor England. This time, the heroine is actually someone who lived, Nan Bassett, a relation by marriage -- a very distant one -- to King Henry himself. She has arrived at court to be a maid of honour to the new queen, ...
I don't mind fluff, really I don't but when it's fluff I must like my heroine.