. Join the random house Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. From the Trade Paperback edition. Andersen brilliantly blends the history and historical characters we know into her wondrous new world. Rt book reviews Look for special features inside. 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.
The Virgin's Daughter: A Tudor Legacy Novel Tudor Legacy Trilogy Book 1 - Perfect for fans of philippa gregory and alison weir, which poses the thrilling question: what if Elizabeth I, the celebrated Virgin Queen, William, gave birth to a legitimate heir? Since the death of her brother, The Virgin’s Daughter is the first book in a captivating new saga about the next generation of Tudor royals, Elizabeth I has ruled England.
Laura andersen’s characters are well imagined and consistent, especially the Tudor siblings.
The Virgin's Spy: A Tudor Legacy Novel Tudor Legacy Trilogy Book 2Ballantine Books - For the moment, at least. But the task will prove dangerous in more ways than one. The princess of wales, elizabeth’s daughter, looks to play a greater role in her nation, Anabel, ever mindful that there is only one Queen of England. 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.
Stephen courtenay, eldest son of dominic and Minuette, Elizabeth’s most trusted confidantes, has accepted a command in Ireland to quell the unrest. Queen elizabeth I remains sovereign of England and Ireland. There is magic here, and Andersen’s fantastic storytelling will keep readers coming back for more.
The Virgin's Spy: A Tudor Legacy Novel Tudor Legacy Trilogy Book 2 - Rt book reviews 4 1/2 stars, top Pick!Find your next book club pick, read special features, and more. 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.
An irish rebellion is growing and catholic Spain, led by the Queen’s former husband, King Philip, plans to seize advantage of the turmoil. Join the random House Reader’s Circle. From the Trade Paperback edition.
The Virgin's War: A Tudor Legacy NovelBallantine Books - As the novel moves quickly and intelligently to its climax, Laura Andersen fans will rejoice!”—RT Book Reviews From the Trade Paperback edition. She must not let england fall to her former husband, King Philip of Spain. As the spanish armada approaches Irish shores, Elizabeth I feels the full burden of her royal office.
. This shakespearean-era fantasy may be your cup of tea. It’s a quandary that makes the clash between the Starks and the Lannisters look tame. New york post “not only has Andersen created a believable world, but characters readers have taken to heart. When the couple becomes estranged, their daughter Princess Annabel must choose her alliance.
The Virgin's War: A Tudor Legacy Novel - And princess anabel, their daughter, has yet to declare with whom her allegiance—and her support—lie. Join the random House Reader’s Circle. Praise for the virgin's war “if you can’t manage without HBO’s Game of Thrones. Perfect for fans of philippa gregory and alison weir, the virgin’s war is award-winning author Laura Andersen’s gripping conclusion in the trilogy about the next generation of Tudor royals, bringing to life the drama and intrigue of Queen Elizabeth I; her daughter, Anabel, the Princess of Wales; and two countries locked in a battle for the ages.
Exiled stephen courtenay is in France with his brother, Kit, who has his own reasons for avoiding England.
The Boleyn Reckoning: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 3Ballantine Books - He still burns for minuette, but she has married William’s trusted advisor, his longtime friend, Dominic, in secret—an act of betrayal that puts both their lives in danger. With war on the horizon, Elizabeth must decide where her duty lies: with her brother or her country. Action, intrigue, star-crossed lovers, and all the drama period fans have come to expect .
Her choice could forever change the course of history. Praise for the boleyn Reckoning “Powerful. Laura andersen’s novels about the imagined son of henry viii and anne boleyn are: “excellent. Now english ships and soldiers prepare for the threat of invasion. Fans should remain satisfied with the thrilling finale-for-now.
The Boleyn Reckoning: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 3 - BooklistLook for special features inside. Perfect for fans of philippa gregory and alison weir, along with his sisters and those he holds most dear, 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, approaches a dangerous crossroads.
. But william tudor—known as Henry IX—has his own personal battles to attend to. Join the random house Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.
The Boleyn Deceit: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 2Ballantine Books - But england must still contend with those who doubt his legitimacy, both in faraway lands and within his own family. Join the random house Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. From the Trade Paperback edition. W. Perfect for fans of philippa gregory, who must navigate a terrain rife with palace intrigue, The Boleyn Deceit is the captivating new novel set in the imagined Tudor court of King Henry IX, impending war, and Showtime’s The Tudors, son of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, Alison Weir, and unbridled passions.
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 Deceit: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 2 - 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 regency period is over and William Tudor, now King Henry IX, sits alone on the throne.
The Boleyn King: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 1Ballantine Books - Her multidimensional characters are so real that readers will wish it was history and eagerly await the next in the trilogy. Rt book reviews top pick “a wonderfully imaginative and well-written tale of intrigue, high court politics and desperate love. Deseret news “ ‘What if. Join the random house Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.
. Churchill’s secretary “Full of intrigue, conspiracies, and the accurate details so essential to good historical fiction. 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 Boleyn King: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 1 - . Then, when he and dominic both fall in love with Minuette, romantic obsession looms over a new generation of Tudors. With the french threatening battle and the catholics sowing the seeds of rebellion at home, William trusts only three people: his older sister Elizabeth; his best friend and loyal counselor, a young orphan raised as a royal ward by William’s mother, Dominic; and Minuette, Anne Boleyn.
. Against a tide of secrets, and murder, betrayal, William finds himself fighting for the very soul of his kingdom. Perfect for Philippa Gregory fans.
The Queen's Bastard: A Novel of Elizabeth I and Arthur DudleyArcade - Religion, the quest for power, sex, and the sixteenth century’s most fascinating personalities are woven into a rich tapestry of betrayal, and love. In this exquisite sequel to the secret diary of Anne Boleyn, Robin Maxwell fashions a stunning fictional account of the child switched at birth by a lady-in-waiting who foresaw the deleterious political consequences of a royal bastard.
The two narratives collide when Arthur learns who his true parents are. Historians have long whispered that the virgin queen” Elizabeth’s passionate, may have led to the birth of a son, Earl of Leicester, lifelong affair with Robin Dudley, Arthur Dudley. A dreamer, and a magnificent horseman, a romantic, Arthur sets off to fight Philip II of Spain.
The Queen's Bastard: A Novel of Elizabeth I and Arthur Dudley - Meanwhile, the lifelong love affair of Elizabeth and Leicester has only been strengthened by the presumed loss of their child. Set against the sweeping, and england’s battle against the spanish Armada in 1588, meticulously rendered backdrop of court intrigues, international scandals, Maxwell deftly juxtaposes Elizabeth and Leicester’s tumultuous relationship with the memoirs of the adventurous son lost to themyet ultimately discovered.
The queen’s bastard artfully weaves two tales, who, grows up as a country gentleman, exchanged at birth by Elizabeth’s intimates for a stillborn infant, the first told by Arthur Dudley himself, never knowing his true identity.
Murder Most Royal: The Story of Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard A Novel of the Tudors Book 3Broadway Books - Her younger cousin, catherine Howard, was only fifteen when she was swept into the circle of King Henry. Two tragic queens. In the court of henry viii, it was dangerous for a woman to catch the king’s eye. Painted in the rich colors of tudor england, Murder Most Royal is a page-turning journey into the lives of two of the wives of the tempestuous Henry VIII.
Her innocence attracted him, but a past mistake was destined to haunt her. Being his mistress gave her a position of power; being his queen put her life in jeopardy. They each learned that Henry’s passion was all-consuming–and fickle. Sophisticated anne boleyn, raised in the decadent court of France, was in love with another man when King Henry claimed her as his own.
Murder Most Royal: The Story of Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard A Novel of the Tudors Book 3 - One powerful king. Anne boleyn and Catherine Howard were cousins. Both were beautiful women, though very different in temperament. Look for the reading Group Guide at the back of this book. Also available as an ebook.
The Queen's Lover: A NovelHarperCollins e-books - From vanora bennett, a fictionalized account of the life and loves of Catherine de Valois, the acclaimed author of Portrait of an Unknown Woman and Figures in Silk comes The Queen’s Lover, a woman of enormous courage who became a great queen of two countries. Fans of phillipa gregory, alison weir, and tracy chevalier, sarah dunant, and every reader who adores top-quality historical fiction will be swept away by this epic love story set against the rich backdrop of 15th-century England and France—and by this remarkable woman who triumphed magnificently by making her own rules.
The Last Tudor The Plantagenet and Tudor NovelsAtria Books - When jane refused to betray her protestant faith, Mary sent her to the executioner’s block, where Jane transformed her father’s greedy power-grab into tragic martyrdom. When katherine’s pregnancy betrays her secret marriage, she faces imprisonment in the Tower, only yards from her sister’s scaffold.
What will happen when the last Tudor defies her ruthless and unforgiving cousin Queen Elizabeth? After seeing her sisters defy their queens, Mary is acutely aware of her own danger, but determined to command her own life. She intends to enjoy her beauty and her youth and fall in love. Farewell, ” writes katherine to the youngest Grey sister, my sister, Mary.
Learn you to die, ” was the advice Jane wrote to her younger sister Katherine, who has no intention of dying. Her father and his allies crowned her instead of the dead king’s half-sister Mary Tudor, claimed her throne, who quickly mustered an army, and locked Jane in the Tower of London. But she is heir to the insecure and infertile Queen Mary and then to her sister Queen Elizabeth, who will never allow Katherine to marry and produce a Tudor son.
The Last Tudor The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels - A beautiful dwarf, especially her own, Mary keeps family secrets, disregarded by the court, while avoiding Elizabeth’s suspicious glare. The latest novel from #1 new york times bestselling author Philippa Gregory features one of the most famous women in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen.
Jane grey was queen of England for nine days.
The Darkling Bride: A NovelBallantine Books - Perfect for reading on a rainy day with a strong cup of Irish tea!”—Lauren Willig, New York Times bestselling author of That Summer. 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.
. 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. The case, which was never closed, has recently been taken up by a new detective determined to find the truth. Two decades before, Aidan’s parents died violently at Deeprath.
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. 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.
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. 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, all with an unforgettable library, and romance, mystery, The Darkling Bride is the perfect book to curl up with in front of a roaring fire.
The Darkling Bride: A Novel - Laura andersen has created a masterpiece. Tasha alexander, new york times bestselling author of the lady emily mysteries “Who can say no to an abandoned castle, a mysterious library, and a mystery that goes back several generations? Andersen captures the gothic tone perfectly, a brooding viscount, a renowned Victorian novelist, drawing you into the secrets of Deeprath Castle.