The Taming of the Queen
Author Philippa Gregory
ISBN: 9781471132971 Hardback 448 Pages: £4.99
Why would a woman marry a serial killer? Because she cannot refuse...
The novel answers the question of just who was King Henry VIII's last wife, Kateryn Parr? Was she a faithful wife and scholarly queen, or a heretic and disloyal citizen before the Tudor court? Philippa Gregory has written about all of Henry VIII's queens in the past and this book offers an intimate portrayal of a 30-year-old widow who longed for both passion and power.
Kateryn is given no choice when Henry VIII commands her to marry him. Having buried four wives, she knows the dangers that await but as Henry shows care and compassion for her, he begins to grow on her... But is this enough to keep her safe?