Sisters of Treason - The Tudor Trilogy (Paperback)
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Sisters of Treason - The Tudor Trilogy (Paperback)

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Following the acclaimed Queen's Gambit, Elizabeth Fremantle brings us a new novel of intrigue and menace at the Tudor Court...1554: Lady Jane Grey is executed by her cousin Queen Mary...Now Lady Jane's younger sisters Katherine and Mary, cursed with the Tudor blood that saw their sister killed, face the perils of the royal court alone. Lady Katherine - young and spirited - makes dangerous romantic liaisons. While Lady Mary - crook - backed and vulnerable - becomes the Queen's reluctant companion, yet yearns to escape court intrigue. And both girls fear their proximity to the Queen might be their undoing. For the childless Queen is ill. If she should die Katherine may be pushed to power, but the Queen's half-sister Elizabeth casts a long shadow and if she gains the throne the court will become a terrifying maze of treachery and suspicion - where holding royal blood could be a death warrant for the two sisters...This sumptuous historical drama is perfect for fans of Philippa Gregory and Hilary Mantel. Through the eyes of the Grey sisters we are given an insight into the treacherous rule of the Tudor Court. Praise for Elizabeth Fremantle: "A great read. Sisters of Treason totally transports the reader to the Tudor court, with all its tensions and games." (Katherine Webb, author of The Misbegotten). "An endlessly fascinating era, and Fremantle manages to combine pacey storytelling with superb background...it's terrifically entertaining." (The Times). "Rich and Enticing." (Stylist). "Gripping." (Woman and Home). Elizabeth Fremantle holds a first in English and an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck. As a Fashion Editor she has contributed to various publications including Vogue, Elle, and Vanity Fair. Her debut novel, Queen's Gambit, was published in 2013. Sisters of Treason is her second novel.

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781405909402
Number of pages: 496
Weight: 341 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 30 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
An endlessly fascinating era, and Fremantle manages to combine pacey storytelling with superb background. . .terrifically entertaining. * The Times *
Fremantle is surely a major new voice in historical fiction (...) what Hilary Mantel fans should read while waiting for the final part of her trilogy * The Bookseller *
A sumptuous epic * Metro *
Gripping * Woman & Home *
A great read. Sisters of Treason totally transports the reader to the Tudor court, with all its tensions and games * Katherine Webb, author of The Misbegotten *
Electric * Good Housekeeping *
Rich and enticing * Stylist *
Elizabeth Fremantle brings the decadent, conniving, back-stabbing world of the 16th-century British court to brilliant life here, revealing what one woman can teach us all about the timeless art of survival * Andrea Walker, Oprah.com *

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“Plenty of royal intrigue”

A sympathetic tale of the trouble lives of the sisters of Lady Jane Grey. Royal portrait painter Levina Teerlinc, has the insider knowledge and a sideline view of the problems the girls face.
Elizabeth Fremantle is... More

Hardback edition
24th June 2014
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Bookdragon Sean

“I was very disappointed with this book”

From early on in the book, it was clear that there was little to keep me reading. There was no plot driver or anything that made me want to finish the book. Obviously, Mary I was going to die and Elizabeth succeed her... More

Paperback edition
2nd March 2015
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