The Queen's Governess by Karen Harper audiobook

The Queen's Governess: A Novel

By Karen Harper
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If you liked Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, you'll love this brilliant historical novel by New York Times bestseller Karen Harper. Thomas Cromwell may have been known as the powerful and ambitious henchman for King Henry VIII, but the woman he installed in the king's court may have had the biggest impact on England's history. . . Katherine Ashley was just the daughter of a poor country beekeeper, no matter how clever and beguiling she was. But when she catches the eye of Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, she finds her fortune suddenly, drastically changing. Cromwell secures Katherine a place in the king's court as the governess to and protector of Anne Boleyn's only child, Elizabeth. But her new position is not all that it seems to be. She is a governess . . . but also a spy, keeping tabs on the king's scandalous wife. In the face of exile, imprisonment, assassination, and even a secret romance, Katherine will have to risk everything for Elizabeth I, one of the greatest monarchs in British history.

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Summary

If you liked Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, you'll love this brilliant historical novel by New York Times bestseller Karen Harper.

Thomas Cromwell may have been known as the powerful and ambitious henchman for King Henry VIII, but the woman he installed in the king's court may have had the biggest impact on England's history. . .

Katherine Ashley was just the daughter of a poor country beekeeper, no matter how clever and beguiling she was. But when she catches the eye of Thomas Cromwell, King Henry VIII's chief minister, she finds her fortune suddenly, drastically changing. Cromwell secures Katherine a place in the king's court as the governess to and protector of Anne Boleyn's only child, Elizabeth.

But her new position is not all that it seems to be. She is a governess . . . but also a spy, keeping tabs on the king's scandalous wife.

In the face of exile, imprisonment, assassination, and even a secret romance, Katherine will have to risk everything for Elizabeth I, one of the greatest monarchs in British history.

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Editorial Reviews

“As good as the best of Philippa Gregory.” Library Journal

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Author Bio: Karen Harper

Author Bio: Karen Harper

Karen Harper, a New York Times bestselling author, is a former high school and college English teacher. Winner of the 2005 Mary Higgins Clark Award for her outstanding novel Dark Angel, Karen is the author of more than a dozen romantic suspense novels and six historical novels, as well as a series of historical mysteries. She and her husband love to travel both in the United States and abroad.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Historical
Runtime: 10.73
Audience: Adult
Language: English