New york post “not only has Andersen created a believable world, but characters readers have taken to heart. There is intrigue, family drama, loyalty, passion, sadness and great joy within these pages. This volume imagines that queen elizabeth, known as ‘The Virgin Queen’ actually wasn’t one—but married King Philip of Spain.
. She must not let england fall to her former husband, King Philip of Spain. 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.
The Virgin's War: A Tudor Legacy Novel #ad - But rumblings of war, a sinister plot, and their loyalty to the crown call them home. As queen elizabeth commits her riches, her honor, and her people to the approaching conflict, she will risk everything—even her life—to preserve England’s freedom. Find your next book club pick, read special features, and more.
The Virgin's Spy: A Tudor Legacy Novel Tudor Legacy Trilogy Book 2Ballantine Books #ad - 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. But the task will prove dangerous in more ways than one. The princess of wales, looks to play a greater role in her nation, Anabel, Elizabeth’s daughter, ever mindful that there is only one Queen of England.
The Virgin's Spy: A Tudor Legacy Novel Tudor Legacy Trilogy Book 2 #ad - Queen elizabeth I remains sovereign of England and Ireland. For the moment, at least. 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. An irish rebellion is growing and catholic Spain, led by the Queen’s former husband, King Philip, plans to seize advantage of the turmoil.
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 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. 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.
. 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. Perfect for fans of philippa gregory and alison weir, william, gave birth to a legitimate heir? Since the death of her brother, the celebrated Virgin Queen, which poses the thrilling question: What if Elizabeth I, 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.
The Virgin's Daughter: A Tudor Legacy Novel Tudor Legacy Trilogy Book 1 #ad - 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. Yet, all of the queen’s maneuverings may ultimately prove her undoing.
Praise for the virgin’s Daughter “Thrilling. The virgin’s daughter balances action and plot with emotion and character development.
The Boleyn Reckoning: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 3Ballantine Books #ad - . 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.
. Laura andersen’s novels about the imagined son of henry viii and anne boleyn are: “excellent. Princess elizabeth, concerned over her brother’s erratic, vengeful behavior, imperils her own life by assembling a shadow court in an effort to protect England. But william tudor—known as Henry IX—has his own personal battles to attend to.
The Boleyn Reckoning: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 3 #ad - Now english ships and soldiers prepare for the threat of invasion. He still burns for minuette, his longtime friend, but she has married William’s trusted advisor, 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.
. Fans should remain satisfied with the thrilling finale-for-now. BooklistLook for special features inside.
The Boleyn Deceit: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 2Ballantine Books #ad - 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. W. But england must still contend with those who doubt his legitimacy, both in faraway lands and within his own family.
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 - . The regency period is over and William Tudor, now King Henry IX, sits alone on the throne. Perfect for fans of philippa gregory, the boleyn deceit is the captivating new novel set in the imagined Tudor court of King Henry IX, Alison Weir, and Showtime’s The Tudors, son of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, impending war, who must navigate a terrain rife with palace intrigue, and unbridled passions.
. Minuette must walk a delicate balance between her two suitors, not even her friend Elizabeth, William’s sister, unable to confide in anyone, who must contend with her own cleaved heart.
The Boleyn King: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 1Ballantine Books #ad - One among them will pay the price for a king’s desire, as a shocking twist of fate changes England’s fortunes forever. Andersen delves into an alternative Tudor England geared to rivet period fans and newcomers alike. 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. 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.
The Boleyn King: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 1 #ad - Library journal starred review “Gripping. Andersen focuses on creating an exciting, action-driven plot containing strong doses of both intrigue and romance. With these tantalizing words, laura andersen creates a fresh and vividly realized alternative world where Anne Boleyn not only lives, but also gives birth to a healthy son who will become King.
The Darkling Bride: A NovelBallantine Books #ad - Perfect for reading on a rainy day with a strong cup of Irish tea!”—Lauren Willig, New York Times bestselling author of That Summer. 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.
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 case, which was never closed, has recently been taken up by a new detective determined to find the truth. 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.
The Darkling Bride: A Novel #ad - Three generations of irish nobles face their family secrets in this spellbinding novel from the award-winning author of the Boleyn King trilogy. Laura andersen has created a masterpiece. Tasha alexander, a renowned victorian novelist, new york times bestselling author of the Lady Emily Mysteries “Who can say no to an abandoned castle, a mysterious library, a brooding viscount, and a mystery that goes back several generations? Andersen captures the gothic tone perfectly, drawing you into the secrets of Deeprath Castle.
Gloriana Nascent: An Alternate Tudor History#ad - 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. Factions form and battles are fought over who will win the Crown. Henry viii is dead, and history will never be the same.
The year is 1536. 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.
Tudor Dawn: Henry Tudor is ready to take the crown... The Tudor Saga Series Book 1Sapere Books #ad - The rise of the royal house of tudor! Perfect for fans of Conn Iggulden, Robyn Young, Alison Weir and Anthony Riches. The birth of a new dynasty is on the horizon. England, 1469-1509the wars of the roses are raging and England is in turmoil with the ongoing power-struggle between the houses of York and Lancaster.
As the throne is wrested between Henry VI of Lancaster and Edward IV of York, young Henry Tudor grows up in exile. A powerful threat to one faction and a symbol of hope for the other, Henry Tudor is moulded by his battled-hardened uncle Jasper and his power-hungry mother, Margaret Beaufort into the king he will one day become.
Tudor Dawn: Henry Tudor is ready to take the crown... The Tudor Saga Series Book 1 #ad - How will henry prove his worth as heir to the throne? will he live up to his uncle’s expectations?He must fulfill his destiny to finally unite the red rose and the white…Tudor Dawn is the first thrilling historical adventure novel in the Tudor Saga Series, chronicling the rise and fall of one of England’s most powerful royal families.
The tudor saga seriesbook one: tudor dawnbook two: the king’s commonerbook three: justice for the CardinalBOOK FOUR: An Uneasy CrownBOOK FIVE: The Queen In WaitingBOOK SIX: The Heart Of A King.
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.
But she soon realises that nothing about the Tudor era was as it seemed. 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 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 2 #ad - A timeshift conspiracy thriller that will shock you to your core! Perfect for fans of Dan Brown, Philippa Gregory, Kate Mosse and Tom Harper. 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, king of spain, philip II, 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.
Anna of Kleve, The Princess in the Portrait: A Novel Six Tudor QueensBallantine Books #ad - Forty-six, and suffering from gout, overweight, Henry is soundly rejected by some of Europe's most eligible princesses. Some think her attractive, but Henry knows he can never love her. 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, is twenty-four, from a small German duchy, and has a secret she is desperate to keep hidden. Will he accuse anna of adultery as he did queen anne boleyn, a young woman with hopes and dreams of her own, 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, alone and fearing for her life in a royal court that rejected her almost from the day she set foot on England’s shore.
Anna of Kleve, The Princess in the Portrait: A Novel Six Tudor Queens #ad - What follows is the fascinating story of an awkward royal union that somehow had to be terminated. Entranced by the lovely image, Henry is bitterly surprised when Anna arrives in England and he sees her in the flesh. 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.
Newly widowed and the father of an infant son, Henry VIII realizes he must marry again to ensure the royal succession. Henry commissions her portrait from his court painter, who depicts her from the most flattering perspective.