By Alison Weir
When her older sister, girl Jane gray, the 9 Days’ Queen, is finished in 1554 for unlawfully accepting the English crown, girl Katherine Grey’s international falls aside. slightly recovered from this tragic loss she dangers inquisitive about love, in basic terms to incur the wrath of her bold cousin Queen Elizabeth I, who sees Katherine as a rival for her insecure throne.
Interlaced with Katherine’s tale is that of her far-off kinswoman Kate Plantagenet, the bastard daughter of Richard III, the final Plantagenet king. In 1483, Kate travels to London for Richard’s coronation, and her international alterations forever.
Kate loves her father, yet ahead of lengthy she hears bad rumors approximately him that threaten all she holds expensive. Like Katherine gray, she falls in love with a guy who's forbidden to her. Then Kate embarks on what's going to develop into a dangerous quest, covertly looking the reality approximately what took place her cousins the Princes within the Tower, who could have been sufferers of Richard III’s lust for strength. yet time isn't on Kate’s part, or on Katherine’s.
Katherine reveals herself a prisoner within the Tower of London, the sinister citadel that overshadowed the lives of such a lot of royal figures, together with the boy princes. Will Elizabeth call for the total penalty for treason? And what secrets and techniques will Katherine locate hidden in the Tower walls?
Alison Weir’s new novel is a page-turning tale set inside of a framework of attention-grabbing ancient authenticity. during this wealthy and layered tapestry, Katherine and Kate observe that owning royal blood can turn out to be a harmful inheritance.
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Praise for A harmful Inheritance
“Highly compelling [with] lots to maintain readers enthralled.”—Historical Novel Review
“A web page turner . . . too juicy to place down . . . Alison Weir’s powerful swimsuit as a fiction author is making her novels dwelling history.”—The Courier-Journal
“With its glaring in-depth study and inventive twists, this story of ladies attempting to make feel of the ability of the English crown . . . is little short of riveting.”—Library Journal (starred review)
“No one alive is aware as a lot concerning the Tudors as Weir. . . . Any reader of Hilary Mantel’s very good Tudor evocations probably want to discover this e-book as well.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Stunning . . . A richly layered cake of affection, intercourse, probability, loss of life, and mystery.”—Sunday Express (UK)
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A Dangerous Inheritance: A Novel of Tudor Rivals and the Secret of the Tower by Alison Weir