The Queen's Mistake: In the Court of Henry VIII
From the author of The Secret Bride, the tragic tale of the fifth wife of Henry VIII?When the young and beautiful Catherine Howard becomes the fifth wife of the fifty-year-old King Henry VIII, she seems to be on top of the world. Yet her reign is destined to be brief and heartbreaking, as she is... show more
From the author of The Secret Bride, the tragic tale of the fifth wife of Henry VIII?When the young and beautiful Catherine Howard becomes the fifth wife of the fifty-year-old King Henry VIII, she seems to be on top of the world. Yet her reign is destined to be brief and heartbreaking, as she is forced to do battle with enemies far more powerful and calculating than she could have ever anticipated in a court where one wrong move could mean her undoing. Wanting only love, Catherine is compelled to deny her heart's desire in favor of her family's ambition. But in so doing, she unwittingly gives those who sought to bring her down a most effective weapon-her own romantic past.The Queen's Mistake is the tragic tale of one passionate and idealistic woman who struggles to negotiate the intrigue of the court and the yearnings of her heart.
Publish date: 06-10-2009
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, 16th Century
The most unrealistic portrayal of Catherine that I've read besides Philippa Gregory's version.(Not the first Catherine, I meant the one who got beheaded. Oh, wait. The other one who got beheaded, this doesn't need a spoiler tag, does it?)For a book entitled The QUEEN'S Mistake, there's not much of t...
This is supposed to be a book that focuses on the great love of Catherine Howard, Henry VIII's fifth wife and Thomas Culpepper, one of his servants.... two people who tried to pull the wool over the eyes of the King of England. I did not like any characters as they were portrayed in this book. The a...
"Use well with the king what you have learned of men"In the Queen’s Mistake Haeger puts a new *spin* on Catherine Howard, Henry VIII's doomed fifth wife. A poorer member of the powerful Howard family, Catherine is relegated to the country home of the Dowager Duchess of Suffolk where supervision over...