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Very Like a Queen (Paperback) (Martin Lake)

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The King’s favor was her sanctuary—until his desire turned dangerous.

Alice Petherton is well practiced at using her beauty and wits to survive in the Court of King Henry VIII. As the King’s favorite, she enjoys his protection, but after seeing the downfall of three of his wives, she’s determined to avoid the same fate. Alice must walk a fine line between mistress and wife.

She finds a powerful protector in Thomas Cromwell, and Alice has every reason to believe that she will continue to enjoy a life of wealth and comfort at Court…until she puts everything at risk by falling in love with a Frenchman, Nicholas Bourbon.

When Cromwell is executed, Alice loses her only ally and flees to France. There she hopes to live in peace with Nicholas. But Alice is lured into a perilous game of treason, and peace doesn’t last long. Will Alice get back the life and love she’s fought for? Or will she lose herself to the whims of a capricious monarch?

Number of Pages: 389
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Amazon Pub
Author: Martin Lake
Language: English
Street Date: January 26, 2016
TCIN: 50811700
UPC: 9781503953277
Item Number (DPCI): 248-11-9494
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