Three Maids for a Crown de Ella March Chase

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Date de parution : 08.2011
Format : Broché
Nombre de pages : 432
Résumé : The Grey sisters experience love! triumph! and tragedy in Tudor England in the second novel from Ella March Chase. Sixteen-year-old Jane Grey-the "Nine-Day Queen"-is a quiet and obedient young lady destined to become the shortest reigning English monarch. Her beautiful middle sister! Lady Katherine Grey charms all the right people! until a scandalous love affair causes loyalties to shift. And finally! Lady Mary Grey is a dwarf with a twisted spine whose goal is simply to protect the people she loves-but at a terrible cost. In an age in which begetting sons was all that mattered and queens rose and fell on the sex of their child! these three girls with royal Tudor blood lived under the dangerous whims of parents with a passion for gambling. The stakes they would wager: their daughters' lives against rampant ambition. 9780307588982|excerpt Chase: THREE MAIDS ON A CROWN Chapter One Mary 8 years old Suffolk House, London May 24, 1553 Spying on the devil was a dangerous prospect, but if the whispers were true, he had visited me before. I limped through Suffolk House like a gargoyle brought to life, clutching my dark bed gown under my chin so I might blend into shadow. At any moment the guards might demand to know why the youngest daughter of the Duke of Suffolk wandered alone past midnight. Yet I had learned early that people avoided looking at me if they could. They shrank away as ...
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