The Forgotten Sister (Paperback)Nicola Cornick (author)
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'A most engaging novel, full of intrigue and atmosphere' Anne O'Brien
'A real page-turner; I couldn't put it down' Tracy Rees
'Weaves the past and present together skilfully' Sarah Morgan
'Transporting and imaginative' Woman
One woman's secret will shape another's destiny...
1560: Amy Robsart is trapped in a loveless marriage to Robert Dudley, a member of the court of Queen Elizabeth I. Surrounded by enemies and with nowhere left to turn, Amy hatches a desperate scheme to escape - one with devastating consequences that will echo through the centuries...
Present Day: When Lizzie Kingdom is forced to withdraw from the public eye in a blaze of scandal, it seems her life is over. But she's about to encounter a young man, Johnny Robsart, whose fate will interlace with hers in the most unexpected of ways. For Johnny is certain that Lizzie is linked to a terrible secret dating back to Tudor times. If Lizzie is brave enough to go in search of the truth, then what she discovers will change the course of their lives forever.
Moving between the Tudor era and the present day,The Forgotten Sister is a stunning historical novel that draws on one of history's most compelling and enduring mysteries. Perfect for fans of Lucinda Riley, Barbara Erskine, Victoria Hislop and Kate Morton.
Readers love Nicola Cornick:
'Alluring and hypnotising... I was hooked from page one.'
'A haunting and mesmerising story.'
'Atmospheric and filled with tension and danger.'
'Full of dark twists and spooky turns. Brilliantly written, unguessable and page-turning.'
'Spellbinding, with a narrative that left me bewitched. Not to be missed!'
'A fabulous read. I was completely enthralled, and kept guessing throughout.'
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm
Praise for Nicola Cornick:
'An enthralling read, in which the vividly depicted past and the present day are expertly braided together.' Anna Belfrage
'A fascinating tale with intriguing twists.' Barbara Erskine
'I was hooked from the first pages.' Gill Paul
'You just can't put it down. Brilliant!' Katie Fforde
'A gorgeous novel, so fresh and original. And the tension! I was on the edge of my seat.' Jenny Ashcroft
'There is much to enjoy in a sumptuous novel that slips between present day and 1557.' Sunday Mirror
'Ms. Cornick is first-class, queen of her game.' Romance Junkies
'A rising star.' Publishers Weekly
'Fans of Kate Morton will enjoy this gripping tale.' Candis
'This compelling yet poignant and at times frightening story calls out to every historical fiction lovers out there to read it and enjoy its glory forever' Book Stop Corner
'Her books are fabulous'. New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn
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