Intrigue, treachery and political ambition drive this story of how courageous Eleanor keeps herself and her mother safe by defying her father and even the great King Henry V111 himself. Eleanor is a feisty heroine whose bravery brings the results she seeks – and finally love too.
If you enjoyed this then make sure you read her first novel, Between Two Seas.
Spring 1540 - I am afraid. You are in grave danger. Mother, will you run away with me if I can free you? The servants call it the Lady Tower: the isolated part of the castle where Eleanor's mother is imprisoned after a terrible accusation.
For four years Eleanor's only comfort has been their secret notes to one another. A chance discovery reveals a plot to murder her mother. Now Eleanor must free her before it is too late.
But with danger and betrayal at every turn, she can trust no one. Especially not her father. Eleanor must use all her cunning to survive.
For she soon realises that it is not just her mother she needs to save ...but also herself.
Publication date: 01/01/2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press
|Publication date:||1st January 2009|
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press|
|Genres:||NewGen - YA Fiction, eBook Favourites,|
|Categories:||Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage), Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage),|
Marie-Louise Jensen was born in Henley-on-Thames to an English father and Danish mother. She studied Scandinavian and German with literature at the UEA and has lived in Denmark and Germany. After teaching English at a German university for four years, Marie-Louise returned to England. She completed an MA in Writing for Young People at the Bath Spa University in 2005. Marie-Louise now lives in Bath, reads, reviews and writes books for young people and home educates her two sons. Marie-Louise’s first novel, Between Two Seas, received brilliant reviews and found many fans, as well as being shortlisted for ...More About Marie-louise Jensen