Elizabeth Fremantle used to work as a fashion editor for top magazines including Elle and Vogue. Wanting to develop her writing skills, Fremantle gave up her job to go to university when she was in her 30s and a single parent to two children. Her personal story is fascinating and shows that you CAN fulfil your dreams, even with difficult circumstances.
Katherine Parr, widowed for the second time aged thirty-one, is obliged to return to court but, suspicious of the aging king and those who surround him, she does so with reluctance. Nevertheless, when she finds herself caught up in a passionate affair with the dashing and seductive Thomas Seymour, she believes she might finally be able to marry for love. But her presence at court has attracted the attentions of another . . .
Captivated by her honesty and intelligence, Henry Tudor has his own plans for Katherine
and no one is in the position to refuse a proposal from the king. So with her charismatic
lover dispatched to the continent, Katherine must accept the hand of the ailing egotistical
monarch and become Henry's sixth wife - and yet she has still not quite given up on love.
If the book details above aren't enough to tempt you to pick up a copy, perhaps the book trailer below might. Queen's Gambit will be published in Hardback on 14 March and will be out in paperback later this year.
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