Katheryn Howard, the Scandalous Queen

Alison Weir (Author)

Product Details

$28.99  $26.67
Ballantine Books
Publish Date
May 12, 2020
6.5 X 9.3 X 1.6 inches | 1.55 pounds

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About the Author

Alison Weir is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Anna of Kleve, The Princess in the Portrait; Jane Seymour, The Haunted Queen; Anne Boleyn, A King's Obsession; Katherine of Aragon, The True Queen; The Marriage Game; A Dangerous Inheritance; Captive Queen; The Lady Elizabeth; and Innocent Traitor, as well as numerous historical biographies, including Queens of the Conquest, The Lost Tudor Princess, Elizabeth of York, Mary Boleyn, The Lady in the Tower, Mistress of the Monarchy, Henry VIII, Eleanor of Aquitaine, The Life of Elizabeth I, and The Six Wives of Henry VIII. She lives in Surrey, England, with her husband.


Praise for Anna of Kleve, The Princess in the Portrait

"[Alison] Weir's clever plot reimagines Anna's deliciously scandalous maidenhood, sacrifices, and yearning for love. This riveting historical resonates long after the last page is devoured."--Publishers Weekly

"An outstanding novel, the most intriguing so far in Weir's Six Queens series. . . . Weir tells [Anna's] story with passion, a strong emotional pulse and an excellent knowledge base, creating a novel which will keep her readers page-turning. . . . A thoroughly researched novel, conveying the tense atmosphere created by Anna's anxieties and fears and the threatening factions at Henry's court."--Historical Novels Review

"The title of Weir's perceptive latest entry in her acclaimed Six Tudor Queens series . . . signals a new, original view of Henry VIII's fourth wife. . . . Political, legal, and religious matters are dexterously illustrated. . . . A richly satisfying portrait of a woman who made the best of limited choices."--Booklist

"To say my expectations were high would be an understatement; to say that this wonderful book exceeded them would be even more so. In this vivid and beautifully crafted portrayal, Alison Weir transforms Henry VIII's much-maligned fourth wife into a woman of passion, courage, and mystery. Utterly gripping and endlessly surprising, this novel captivates from the first page to the last."--Tracy Borman, author of Thomas Cromwell and The Private Lives of the Tudors