The King s Curse

The King s Curse
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Author: Philippa Gregory
Pages: 612
ISBN: 9781451626124
Release: 2015-04-07
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the Starz original series The White Queen comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII's stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England. Regarded as yet another threat to the volatile King Henry VII's claim to the throne, Margaret Pole, cousin to Elizabeth of York (known as the White Princess) and daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, is married off to a steady and kind Lancaster supporter--Sir Richard Pole. For his loyalty, Sir Richard is entrusted with the governorship of Wales, but Margaret's contented daily life is changed forever with the arrival of Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, and his beautiful bride, Katherine of Aragon. Margaret soon becomes a trusted advisor and friend to the honeymooning couple, hiding her own royal connections in service to the Tudors. After the sudden death of Prince Arthur, Katherine leaves for London a widow, and fulfills her deathbed promise to her husband by marrying his brother, Henry VIII. Margaret's world is turned upside down by the surprising summons to court, where she becomes the chief lady-in-waiting to Queen Katherine. But this charmed life of the wealthiest and "holiest" woman in England lasts only until the rise of Anne Boleyn, and the dramatic deterioration of the Tudor court. Margaret has to choose whether her allegiance is to the increasingly tyrannical king, or to her beloved queen; to the religion she loves or the theology which serves the new masters. Caught between the old world and the new, Margaret Pole has to find her own way as she carries the knowledge of an old curse on all the Tudors"--

The King s Curse

The King s Curse
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Author: Philippa Gregory
Pages: 400
ISBN: 0857207571
Release: 2014-08
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The riveting story of Margaret Pole, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, and was one of the few surviving members of the Plantagenet dynasty after the Wars of the Roses. Plantagenet, once carried proudly by Margaret like a crown upon her head, is now, at the end of the 15th century, the most dangerous name in England...

The King s Curse

The King s Curse
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Author: Philippa Gregory
Pages: 624
ISBN: 060636286X
Release: 2015-04-07
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

For use in schools and libraries only. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the acclaimed Starz series The White Queen comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII's stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England. As an heir to the Plantagenets, Margaret is seen by the King's mother, the Red Queen, as a rival to the Tudor claim to the throne. She is buried in marriage to a Tudor supporter-Sir Richard Pole, governor of Wales-and becomes guardian to Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, and his beautiful bride, Katherine of Aragon. But Margaret's destiny, as cousin to the White Princess, is not for a life in the shadows. Tragedy throws her into poverty, yet a royal death restores her to her place at young Henry VIII's court where she becomes chief lady-in-waiting to Queen Katherine. There she watches the dominance of the Spanish queen over her husband and her tragic decline. Amid the rapid deterioration of the Tudor court, Margaret must choose whether her allegiance is to the increasingly tyrannical Henry VIII or to her beloved queen. Caught between the old and the new, Margaret must find her own way, concealing her knowledge that an old curse cast upon all the Tudors is slowly coming true.

The Last Tudor

The Last Tudor
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Author: Philippa Gregory
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9781476758787
Release: 2017-08-08
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

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. Her father and his allies crowned her instead of the dead king’s half-sister Mary Tudor, who quickly mustered an army, claimed her throne, and locked Jane in the Tower of London. 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. “Learn you to die,” was the advice Jane wrote to her younger sister Katherine, who has no intention of dying. She intends to enjoy her beauty and her youth and fall in love. 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. When Katherine’s pregnancy betrays her secret marriage, she faces imprisonment in the Tower, only yards from her sister’s scaffold. “Farewell, my sister,” writes Katherine to the youngest Grey sister, Mary. A beautiful dwarf, disregarded by the court, Mary keeps family secrets, especially her own, while avoiding Elizabeth’s suspicious glare. After seeing her sisters defy their queens, Mary is acutely aware of her own danger, but determined to command her own life. What will happen when the last Tudor defies her ruthless and unforgiving cousin Queen Elizabeth?

The Constant Princess

The Constant Princess
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Author: Philippa Gregory
Pages: 393
ISBN: 9780743272483
Release: 2005-12-06
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A fictional portrait of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine of Aragon, follows her through her youthful marriage to Henry's older brother, Arthur, her widowhood, her marriage to Henry, and the divorce that led to Henry's marriage to Anne Boleyn.

The Fae King s Curse

The Fae King s Curse
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Author: Jamie Schlosser
Pages: 334
ISBN: 9798635719435
Release: 2020-04-20
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Kirian and I were just twelve years old when I pulled him from the icy waters of the creek behind my house. As he looked in my direction with unseeing lavender eyes, I quickly realized our age was just about the only thing we had in common. He spoke with an accent, he had pointy ears, and he was so beautiful it made my heart ache. Oh, and he claimed to be a fae prince cursed by witches who stole his sight.I thought he was crazy from hypothermia. Turns out, he wasn't, and for some reason he keeps coming back. But a day in my world is a year in his. Every time I see him, he's older. Wiser. Hotter.Over the past six years, I've tried not to fall in love with him because the terms of the curse are clear: If he doesn't wait for his fated mate in all ways, including an innocent (or not-so-innocent) kiss, he'll be blind forever.So when Kirian kisses me and pulls me through the portal to his realm, I make it my mission to do some damage control. It'd be a whole lot easier if he wasn't determined to marry me... And if someone wasn't trying to murder me every step of the way.

The Curse of the King

The Curse of the King
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Author: Winnie Lyon
Pages: 350
ISBN: PKEY:6610000259588
Release: 2020-09-01
Editor: The Parliament House

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Laura Wilson is the heir to an ancient curse. As a young witch descending from the very powerful trio of witches that had cursed Macbeth, the pressure she faces daily is non-stop. When Laura is forced to participate in her school’s rendition of the classic play, she gives herself a single task. She must break the curse once and for all. This task proves itself to be more difficult than she ever could have imagined when a miscast spell leads to the summoning of her dead ancestor, Cecily Wilson-- one of the very witches that cursed Macbeth. As Laura attempts to send her resurrected relative back beyond the veil, she is faced with one of the harsh realities of high school: having a crush on her best friend, Holly. However things only get more complicated as Holly pines after Peter, a lonely, quick-witted vampire. While she grows closer to Cecily, Laura sees first-hand the true horrors of being a witch in Elizabethan England as demonic forces arise in her little town of Shipley Hollow. Can Laura break the curse and save her family name before the curtains rise on opening night? Brought to you by Winnie Lyon, The Curse of the King is an action-packed novel with mysterious and magical twists at every turn.

The Curse of the King

The Curse of the King
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Author: Peter Lerangis
Pages: 320
ISBN: 1484472489
Release: 2016-02-09
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Chronicles the adventures of Jack McKinley and his friends as they face their greatest challenge yet -- the long-lost Statue of Zeus.

The Constant Princess

The Constant Princess
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Author: Philippa Gregory
Pages: 393
ISBN: 9780743272490
Release: 2006-09-06
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A fictional portrait of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine of Aragon, follows her through her youthful marriage to Henry's older brother, Arthur, her widowhood, her marriage to Henry, and the divorce that led to Henry's marriage to Anne Boleyn.

The Wolf Den

The Wolf Den
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Author: Elodie Harper
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9781838933562
Release: 2021-05-13
Editor: Head of Zeus Ltd

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

First novel in a new historical trilogy set in Ancient Pompeii. Amara is a slave at the Wolf Den – the city's infamous brothel. But just because she's a slave now, doesn't mean she inends to remain a slave forever...

Meridon

Meridon
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Author: Philippa Gregory
Pages: 576
ISBN: 9781416588597
Release: 2007-11-01
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl comes the final book of the extraordinary Wideacre trilogy as the heir to the great estate comes home at last. Meridon knows she does not belong in the dirty, vagabond life of a gypsy bareback rider. The half-remembered vision of another life burns in her heart, even as her beloved sister, Dandy, risks everything for their future. Alone, Meridon follows the urgings of her dream, riding in the moonlight past the rusted gates, up the winding drive to a house—clutching the golden clasp of the necklace that was her birthright—home at last to Wideacre. The lost heir of one of England’s great estates would take her place as its mistress... Meridon is a rich, impassioned tapestry of a young woman’s journey from dreams to glittering drawing rooms and elaborate deceits, from a simple hope to a deep and fulfilling love. Set in the savage contrasts of Georgian England—a time alive with treachery, grandeur, and intrigue—Meridon is Philippa Gregory’s masterwork.

The Taming of the Queen

The Taming of the Queen
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Author: Philippa Gregory
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9781476758794
Release: 2015-08-25
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

By the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the Starz original series The White Queen, a riveting new Tudor tale featuring King Henry VIII’s sixth wife Kateryn Parr, the first English queen to publish under her own name. Why would a woman marry a serial killer? Because she cannot refuse… Kateryn Parr, a thirty-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover, has no choice when a man old enough to be her father who has buried four wives—King Henry VIII—commands her to marry him. Kateryn has no doubt about the danger she faces: the previous queen lasted sixteen months, the one before barely half a year. But Henry adores his new bride and Kateryn’s trust in him grows as she unites the royal family, creates a radical study circle at the heart of the court, and rules the kingdom as Regent. But is this enough to keep her safe? A leader of religious reform and the first woman to publish in English, Kateryn stands out as an independent woman with a mind of her own. But she cannot save the Protestants, under threat for their faith, and Henry’s dangerous gaze turns on her. The traditional churchmen and rivals for power accuse her of heresy—the punishment is death by fire and the king’s name is on the warrant… From an author who has described all of Henry’s queens comes a deeply intimate portrayal of the last: a woman who longed for passion, power, and education at the court of a medieval killer.

The Women of the Cousins War

The Women of the Cousins  War
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Author: Philippa Gregory,David Baldwin,Michael Jones
Pages: 342
ISBN: 9781451629552
Release: 2013-01-08
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Draws on original documents, archaeology, and other sources to share the stories of Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford; Elizabeth Woodville, the wife of Edward IV; and Margaret Beaufort, the founder of the Tudor dynasty.

The Assassin s Curse

The Assassin s Curse
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Author: Kevin Sands
Pages: 544
ISBN: 9781534405257
Release: 2017-09-05
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Christopher Rowe is back and there are more puzzles, riddles, and secrets to uncover in this third novel of the award-winning Blackthorn Key series. Wherever Christopher Rowe goes, adventure—and murder—follows. Even a chance to meet King Charles ends in a brush with an assassin. All that’s recovered from the killer is a coded message with an ominous sign-off: more attempts are coming. So when Christopher’s code-breaking discovers the attack’s true target, he and his friends are ordered to Paris to investigate a centuries-old curse on the French throne. And when they learn an ancient treasure is promised to any assassin who succeeds, they realize the entire royal family is at stake—as well as their own lives. In the third heart-pounding installment of the award-winning Blackthorn Key series, Christopher, Tom, and Sally face new codes, puzzles, and traps as they race to find the hidden treasure before someone else is murdered.

Between Dawn and Dusk

Between Dawn and Dusk
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Author: Jamie Schlosser
Pages: 134
ISBN: 9798631717039
Release: 2020-04-04
Editor: Independently Published

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

I've got a problem. A big muscly problem, with icy blue eyes, long dark hair, and tight leather pants.Keryth is the Night Realm king. My father's greatest enemy. And my fated mate.It isn't easy being a fae princess of the Day Realm. Our kingdom has suffered hardships, but if my father won't approve of the mating bond with Keryth, they'll be putting another body in a casket-mine. If we're kept apart, we'll both die. Not to be dramatic or anything. Destiny just doesn't like to be denied, and our sanity will wither away if we don't give in.Too bad my father doesn't care about that. His solution is to lock me away forever.When Keryth comes to rescue me, I know we can take on anything as long as we're together. But old rivalries die hard, and the past sins of our families come back to haunt us, affecting our future and the ones we love the most.

The Other Boleyn Girl Movie Tie In

The Other Boleyn Girl  Movie Tie In
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Author: Philippa Gregory
Pages: 672
ISBN: 9781416560609
Release: 2008-01-22
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The daughters of a ruthlessly ambitious family, Mary and Anne Boleyn are sent to the court of Henry VIII to attract the attention of the king, who first takes Mary as his mistress, in which role she bears him an illegitimate son, and then Anne as his wife. Reprint. 250,000 first printing. (A Columbia Pictures film, written by Peter Morgan, directed by Justin Chadwick, releasing Fall 2007, starring Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana, and others) (Historical Fiction)

The White Queen

The White Queen
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Author: Philippa Gregory
Pages: 415
ISBN: 9781476735481
Release: 2013-07-09
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

A tale of the Wars of the Roses follows Elizabeth Woodville, who ascends to royalty and fights for the well-being of her family, including two sons whose imprisonment in the Tower of London precedes a devastating unsolved mystery.

The Boleyn Inheritance

The Boleyn Inheritance
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Author: Philippa Gregory
Pages: 592
ISBN: 9781439124673
Release: 2008-12-30
Editor: Simon and Schuster

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Lady-in-waiting Jane Boleyn, the only survivor of the ambitious Boleyn family, testifies against Henry VIII's latest queen, Anne of Cleves, and conspires to place her young cousin, Katherine Howard, on the throne.

The King s Curse and the Summer Son

The King s Curse and the Summer Son
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Author: Anonim
Pages: 405
ISBN: 099283810X
Release: 2014
Editor: Unknown

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Plantagenet Princess Tudor Queen

Plantagenet Princess  Tudor Queen
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Author: Samantha Wilcoxson
Pages: 438
ISBN: 1511803312
Release: 2015-08-06
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

She was the mother of Henry VIII and wife of Henry VII, but who was Elizabeth of York? Raised as the precious eldest child of Edward IV, Elizabeth had every reason to expect a bright future until Edward died, and her life fell apart.When Elizabeth's uncle became Richard III, she was forced to choose sides. Should she trust her father's brother and most loyal supporter or honor the betrothal that her mother has made for her to her family's enemy, Henry Tudor?The choice was made for her on the field at Bosworth, and Elizabeth the Plantagenet princess became the first Tudor queen.Did Elizabeth find happiness with Henry? And did she ever discover the truth about her missing brothers, who became better known as the Princes in the Tower? Lose yourself in Elizabeth's world in Plantagenet Princess Tudor Queen.