The Queen's Rival: In the Court of Henry VIII (Henry VIII's Court #3) (Paperback)

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The Queen's Rival: In the Court of Henry VIII (Henry VIII's Court #3) (Paperback)

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From the author of The Queen's Mistake comes the untold story of King Henry VIII's first well-known mistress.

As the beautiful daughter of courtiers, Elizabeth "Bessie" Blount is overjoyed when she secures a position as maid of honor to Katherine of Aragon. But when she captures the attention of the king himself, there are whispers that the queen ought to be worried for her throne.

When Bess gives birth to a healthy son the whispers become a roar. But soon the infamous Boleyn girls come to court and Henry's love for her begins to fade. Now, Bess must turn to her trusted friend, the illegitimate son of Cardinal Wolsey, to help her move beyond life as the queen's rival...
Diane Haeger is the author of several novels of historical and women's fiction, including four novels set in the court of King Henry VIII: I, JaneThe Queen's RivalThe Queen's Mistake; and The Secret Bride. She has a degree in English literature and an advanced degree in clinical psychology, which she credits with helping her bring to life complicated characters and their relationships. She lives with her husband and children.
Product Details ISBN: 9780451232205
ISBN-10: 0451232208
Publisher: Berkley
Publication Date: March 1st, 2011
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: Henry VIII's Court