The princess of wales, elizabeth’s daughter, Anabel, looks to play a greater role in her nation, ever mindful that there is only one Queen of England. For the moment, at least. 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.
The Virgin's Spy: A Tudor Legacy Novel Tudor Legacy Trilogy Book 2 #ad - 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 War: A Tudor Legacy NovelBallantine Books #ad - As the spanish armada approaches Irish shores, Elizabeth I feels the full burden of her royal office. And princess anabel, their daughter, has yet to declare with whom her allegiance—and her support—lie. 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, Anabel, bringing to life the drama and intrigue of Queen Elizabeth I; her daughter, the Princess of Wales; and two countries locked in a battle for the ages.
There is intrigue, loyalty, passion, family drama, sadness and great joy within these pages. 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. As the novel moves quickly and intelligently to its climax, Laura Andersen fans will rejoice!”—RT Book Reviews .
The Virgin's War: A Tudor Legacy Novel #ad - Join the random House Reader’s Circle. Praise for the virgin's war “if you can’t manage without HBO’s Game of Thrones. This volume imagines that queen elizabeth, known as ‘The Virgin Queen’ actually wasn’t one—but married King Philip of Spain.
The Virgin's Daughter: A Tudor Legacy Novel Tudor Legacy Trilogy Book 1Ballantine Books #ad - Laura andersen’s characters are well imagined and consistent, especially the Tudor siblings. 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. 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. She’s made the necessary alliances, Anne Isabella, and produced a successor: her only daughter, married Philip of Spain, Princess of Wales. The virgin’s daughter balances action and plot with emotion and character development.
The Virgin's Daughter: A Tudor Legacy Novel Tudor Legacy Trilogy Book 1 #ad - Perfect for fans of philippa gregory and alison weir, the virgin’s daughter is the first book in a captivating new saga about the next generation of Tudor royals, the celebrated Virgin Queen, gave birth to a legitimate heir? Since the death of her brother, which poses the thrilling question: What if Elizabeth I, William, Elizabeth I has ruled England.
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. Join the random house Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.
The Boleyn Reckoning: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 3Ballantine Books #ad - Now english ships and soldiers prepare for the threat of invasion. Quick-paced” —booklist starred review • “delectable and full of intrigue” —New York Times bestselling author Tasha Alexander • “impossible to put down” —award-winning author Stefanie Pintoff. Fans should remain satisfied with the thrilling finale-for-now.
BooklistLook for special features inside. But william tudor—known as Henry IX—has his own personal battles to attend to. 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. Action, star-crossed lovers, intrigue, and all the drama period fans have come to expect .
The Boleyn Reckoning: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 3 #ad - . Her choice could forever change the course of history. Praise for the boleyn Reckoning “Powerful. 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.
The Boleyn Deceit: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 2Ballantine Books #ad - 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 regency period is over and William Tudor, now King Henry IX, sits alone on the throne. Perfect for fans of philippa gregory and Alison Weir, Andersen’s novel admirably takes artistic license with history while remaining true to many aspects of real-world history. In this irresistible tale, the secrets that everyone keeps are enough to change the course of an empire.
The Boleyn Deceit: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 2 #ad - 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. Foreshadows a mesmerizing conclusion to the trilogy. Publishers weekly “an intriguing re-imagining of Tudor England and the treacheries of court life.
Kirkus reviews praise for laura andersen’s the boleyn King “A sumptuous, vividly imagined novel of a Boleyn king’s fateful rise to power amid the treacherous glamour of the Tudor court. C. W.
The Boleyn King: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 1Ballantine Books #ad - . 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. 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. Named one of the best books of the year by rt book reviewsperfect for fans of philippa gregory, and showtime’s the tudors, alison weir, henry ix, the boleyn king is the first book in an enthralling trilogy that dares to imagine: What if Anne Boleyn had actually given Henry VIII a son who grew up to be king? Just seventeen years old, known as William, is a king bound by the restraints of the regency yet anxious to prove himself.
The Boleyn King: A Novel The Boleyn Trilogy Book 1 #ad - 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.
Against a tide of secrets, betrayal, and murder, William finds himself fighting for the very soul of his kingdom.
The Darkling Bride: A NovelBallantine Books #ad - 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. 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.
Laura andersen has created a masterpiece. Tasha alexander, a mysterious library, a brooding viscount, new york times bestselling author of the Lady Emily Mysteries “Who can say no to an abandoned castle, a renowned Victorian novelist, and a mystery that goes back several generations? Andersen captures the gothic tone perfectly, drawing you into the secrets of Deeprath Castle.
The couple’s unusual deaths harken back a century, when twenty-three-year-old Lady Jenny Gallagher also died at Deeprath under mysterious circumstances, leaving behind an infant son and her husband, a renowned writer who never published again. 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.
The Darkling Bride: A Novel #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. The gallagher family has called Deeprath Castle home for seven hundred years. 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.
Two decades before, Aidan’s parents died violently at Deeprath.
Gloriana Nascent: An Alternate Tudor History#ad - Henry viii is dead, and history will never be the same. The year is 1536. 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.
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 - 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. 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.
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. Was elizabeth i really the last tudor princess…?Nonsuch Palace, England, 1586Elizabeth I has been queen for 28 years. 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.
But she soon realises that nothing about the Tudor era was as it seemed.
Anna of Kleve, The Princess in the Portrait: A Novel Six Tudor QueensBallantine Books #ad - Will he accuse anna of adultery as he did queen anne boleyn, 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, a young woman with hopes and dreams of her own, alone and fearing for her life in a royal court that rejected her almost from the day she set foot on England’s shore.
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. 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, The Princess in the Portrait: A Novel Six Tudor Queens #ad - Entranced by the lovely image, Henry is bitterly surprised when Anna arrives in England and he sees her in the flesh. Newly widowed and the father of an infant son, Henry VIII realizes he must marry again to ensure the royal succession. Forty-six, and suffering from gout, overweight, Henry is soundly rejected by some of Europe's most eligible princesses.
. What follows is the fascinating story of an awkward royal union that somehow had to be terminated. Henry commissions her portrait from his court painter, who depicts her from the most flattering perspective. Some think her attractive, but Henry knows he can never love her.