From the bestselling author of The Illuminator comes a magnificent tale about the power of love and the perils of faith Tudor England is a perilous place for booksellers Kate Gough and her brother John, who sell forbidden translations of the Bible. Caught between warring factions8212;English Catholics opposed to the Lutheran reformation, and Henry VIII8217;s growing impatience with the Pope8217;s refusal to sanction his marriage to Anne Boleyn8212;Kate embarks on a daring adventure that will lead her into a dangerous marriage and a web of intrigue that pits her against powerful enemies. From the king8217;s lavish banquet halls to secret dungeons and the inner sanctums of Thomas More, Brenda Rickman Vantrease8217;s glorious new novel illuminates the public pageantry and the private passions of men and women of conscience in treacherous times.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes
Subgenre: Historical Fiction, Types of Characters, Politics, Settings, Peoples + Cultures, Religion + Beliefs, Literary Genres + Types of Novels