The Queen's Governess

by Karen Harper

Historical Fiction

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Perfect for fans of Tudor history and interesting as Karen Harper always has a focus on the roles of women of the time. Her books have been described by Publishers Weekly as 'enjoyable proto-feminist historical romps'

The Queen's Governess Synopsis

'I could not fathom they were going to kill the queen. Nor could I bear to witness Anne Boleyn's beheading...' As a favour to a doomed queen, Kat Ashley agrees to become governess and confidante to the young Elizabeth Tudor. Together they suffer bitter exile, assassination attempts, and imprisonment, barely escaping with their reputations and their lives intact. But when Elizabeth is eventually crowned, Kat continues to serve her, faithfully guarding all of the queen's secrets, even the one that could bring down the monarchy...

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ISBN: 9780091940416
Publication date: 04/08/2011
Publisher: Ebury Press
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780091940416
Publication date: 4th August 2011
Author: Karen Harper
Publisher: Ebury Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
Genres: Historical Fiction,
Categories: Historical fiction,

About Karen Harper

Karen Harper is a former English teacher who taught literature and composition at Ohio State University, as well as at high school level. She has had a life-long interest in both the literature and the history of the Elizabethan period. As part of her classes she encouraged her students to put on an Elizabethan Festival each year which included performing Shakespeare, learning court dances, jousting, and always culminating in a (mock) beheading.

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