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The Lady In The Tower by Alison Weir

Title The Lady in the Tower
Author Alison Weir
Publisher Ballantine Books
Release Date 2010-01-05
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 464
ISBN 9780345519788
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Nearly five hundred years after her violent death, Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry VIII, remains one of the world's most fascinating, controversial, and tragic heroines. Now acclaimed historian and bestselling author Alison Weir has drawn on myriad sources from the Tudor era to give us the first book that examines, in unprecedented depth, the gripping, dark, and chilling story of Anne Boleyn's final days. The tempestuous love affair between Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn scandalized Christendom and altered forever the religious landscape of England. Anne's ascent from private gentlewoman to queen was astonishing, but equally compelling was her shockingly swift downfall. Charged with high treason and imprisoned in the Tower of London in May 1536, Anne met her terrible end all the while protesting her innocence. There remains, however, much mystery surrounding the queen's arrest and the events leading up to it: Were charges against her fabricated because she stood in the way of Henry VIII making a third marriage and siring an heir, or was she the victim of a more complex plot fueled by court politics and deadly rivalry? The Lady in the Tower examines in engrossing detail the motives and intrigues of those who helped to seal the queen's fate. Weir unravels the tragic tale of Anne's fall, from her miscarriage of the son who would have saved her to the horrors of her incarceration and that final, dramatic scene on the scaffold. What emerges is an extraordinary portrayal of a woman of great courage whose enemies were bent on utterly destroying her, and who was tested to the extreme by the terrible plight in which she found herself. Richly researched and utterly captivating, The Lady in the Tower presents the full array of evidence of Anne Boleyn's guilt—or innocence. Only in Alison Weir's capable hands can readers learn the truth about the fate of one of the most influential and important women in English history. BONUS: This edition contains a The Lady in the Tower discussion guide and an excerpt from Alison Weir's Mary Boleyn.

The Lady Of The Tower by Elizabeth St.John

Title The Lady of the Tower
Author Elizabeth St.John
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2019-10-18
Category
Total Pages 86
ISBN 0999394436
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Lady In The Tower by Marie-Louise Jensen

Title The Lady in the Tower
Author Marie-Louise Jensen
Publisher Oxford University Press - Children
Release Date 2011-01-20
Category Juvenile Fiction
Total Pages 336
ISBN 9780192732668
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Spring 1540 I am afraid. You are in grave danger. Mother, will you run away with me if I can free you? The servants call it the Lady Tower: the isolated part of the castle where Eleanor's mother is imprisoned after a terrible accusation. For four years Eleanor's only comfort has been their secret notes to one another. A chance discovery reveals a plot to murder her mother. Now Eleanor must free her before it is too late. But with danger and betrayal at every turn, she can trust no one. Especially not her father. Eleanor must use all her cunning to survive. For she soon realises that it is not just her mother she needs to save . . . but also herself.

The Lady In The Tower by John Symonds

Title The Lady in the Tower
Author John Symonds
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1955
Category Art
Total Pages 215
ISBN STANFORD:36105036700255
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Lady In The Tower by Diane Bornstein

Title The Lady in the Tower
Author Diane Bornstein
Publisher Hamden, Conn. : Archon Books
Release Date 1983
Category Social Science
Total Pages 152
ISBN STANFORD:36105037467532
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The Lady In The Tower by Jean Plaidy

Title The Lady in the Tower
Author Jean Plaidy
Publisher Crown
Release Date 2009-01-21
Category Fiction
Total Pages 400
ISBN 9780307496409
Language English, Spanish, and French
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One of history’s most complex and alluring women comes to life in this classic novel by the legendary Jean Plaidy. Young Anne Boleyn was not beautiful but she was irresistible, capturing the hearts of kings and commoners alike. Daughter of an ambitious country lord, Anne was sent to France to learn sophistication, and then to court to marry well and raise the family’s fortunes. She soon surpassed even their greatest expectations. Although his queen was loving and loyal, King Henry VIII swore he would put her aside and make Anne his wife. And so he did, though the divorce would tear apart the English church and inflict religious turmoil and bloodshed on his people for generations to come. Loathed by the English people, who called her “the King’s Great Whore,” Anne Boleyn was soon caught in the trap of her own ambition. Political rivals surrounded her at court and, when she failed to produce a much-desired male heir, they closed in, preying on the king’s well-known insecurity and volatile temper. Wrongfully accused of adultery and incest, Anne found herself imprisoned in the Tower of London, where she was at the mercy of her husband and of her enemies.

The Lady In The Coppergate Tower by Nancy Campbell Allen

Title The Lady in the Coppergate Tower
Author Nancy Campbell Allen
Publisher Proper Romance Steampunk
Release Date 2019
Category Fiction
Total Pages 368
ISBN 1629725544
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Sam MacInnes, a talented surgeon, is immediately drawn to Hazel Hughes' intelligence, wit, and beauty. Their potential relationship is derailed when a mysterious count arrives in London and reveals to Hazel the truth about her past: she was abducted at birth, and her twin sister has fallen dangerously ill. The count has secrets, though, and the journey grows more sinister with every mile.

Title The Lady of the Ravens Queens of the Tower Book 1
Author Joanna Hickson
Publisher HarperCollins
Release Date 2020-01-09
Category Fiction
Total Pages 466
ISBN 9780008305598
Language English, Spanish, and French
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‘A fascinating portrait of the women who helped make a dynasty’ The Times ‘Bewitching’ Woman & Home ‘Evocative’ Woman’s Weekly

The Lady In The Tower by Anne McCaffrey

Title The Lady in the Tower
Author Anne McCaffrey
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1959
Category
Total Pages 18
ISBN OCLC:884955184
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Title The Girl in the Glass Tower
Author E C Fremantle
Publisher Penguin UK
Release Date 2016-06-02
Category Fiction
Total Pages 464
ISBN 9781405920063
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Lost in history . . . losing her self. Uncover Tudor heroine Arbella Stuart's incredible story, reimagined by Elizabeth Fremantle in this tense, historical thriller. Hardwick Hall, sixteenth-century England. Formerly a beacon of wealth and power. Now a gilded prison. Hidden away, forgotten, one young woman seeks escape. But to do so she must trust those on the outside. Those who have their own motives... Discovery means death. But what choice has any woman trapped in a man's world? Imprisoned by circumstance, Arbella Stuart is an unwilling contender for the throne. In a world where women are silenced, what chance does she have to take control of her destiny? Praise for The Girl in the Glass Tower: 'A top-notch literary thriller' Daily Telegraph 'Thrilling, clever and beautifully written' The Times, 'Books of the Year' 'Filled with dense, dark political and social intrigue' Daily Mail 'Shots are fired, troths are plighted, sea voyages taken, escapes dared and mysteries solved' Daily Telegraph 'Beautifully written, completely engrossing and a book that stays with you after the pages are closed' Historia

The Lady Of Shalott by Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson

Title The Lady of Shalott
Author Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1881
Category Arthurian romances
Total Pages 64
ISBN HARVARD:32044013565247
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A narrative poem about the death of Elaine, "the lily maid of Astolat".

The Girl In The Tower by Katherine Arden

Title The Girl in the Tower
Author Katherine Arden
Publisher Del Rey
Release Date 2017-12-05
Category Fiction
Total Pages 400
ISBN 9781101885970
Language English, Spanish, and French
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A remarkable young woman blazes her own trail, from the backwoods of Russia to the court of Moscow, in the exhilarating sequel to Katherine Arden’s bestselling debut novel, The Bear and the Nightingale. Katherine Arden’s enchanting first novel introduced readers to an irresistible heroine. Vasilisa has grown up at the edge of a Russian wilderness, where snowdrifts reach the eaves of her family’s wooden house and there is truth in the fairy tales told around the fire. Vasilisa’s gift for seeing what others do not won her the attention of Morozko—Frost, the winter demon from the stories—and together they saved her people from destruction. But Frost’s aid comes at a cost, and her people have condemned her as a witch. Now Vasilisa faces an impossible choice. Driven from her home by frightened villagers, the only options left for her are marriage or the convent. She cannot bring herself to accept either fate and instead chooses adventure, dressing herself as a boy and setting off astride her magnificent stallion Solovey. But after Vasilisa prevails in a skirmish with bandits, everything changes. The Grand Prince of Moscow anoints her a hero for her exploits, and she is reunited with her beloved sister and brother, who are now part of the Grand Prince’s inner circle. She dares not reveal to the court that she is a girl, for if her deception were discovered it would have terrible consequences for herself and her family. Before she can untangle herself from Moscow’s intrigues—and as Frost provides counsel that may or may not be trustworthy—she will also confront an even graver threat lying in wait for all of Moscow itself. Praise for The Girl in the Tower “[A] magical story set in an alluring Russia.”—Paste “Arden’s lush, lyrical writing cultivates an intoxicating, visceral atmosphere, and her marvelous sense of pacing carries the novel along at a propulsive clip. A masterfully told story of folklore, history, and magic with a spellbinding heroine at the heart of it all.”—Booklist (starred review) “[A] sensual, beautifully written, and emotionally stirring fantasy . . . Fairy tales don’t get better than this.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) “[Katherine] Arden once again delivers an engaging fantasy that mixes Russian folklore and history with delightful worldbuilding and lively characters.”—Library Journal

Book Of A Thousand Days by Shannon Hale

Title Book of a Thousand Days
Author Shannon Hale
Publisher A&C Black
Release Date 2010-05-03
Category Young Adult Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 9781408812990
Language English, Spanish, and French
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When a beautiful princess refuses to marry the prince her father has chosen, her father is furious and locks her in a tower. She has seven long years of solitude to think about her insolence. But the princess is not entirely alone - she has her maid, Dashti. Petulant and spoilt, the princess eats the food in their meagre store as if she were still at court, and Dashti soon realises they must either escape or slowly starve. But during their captivity, resourceful Dashti discovers that there is something far more sinister behind her princess's fears of marrying the prince, and when they do break free from the tower, they find a land laid to waste and the kingdom destroyed. They were safe in the tower, now they are at the mercy of the evil prince with a terrible secret. Thrilling, captivating, and a masterful example of storytelling at its best. The princess's maid is a feisty and thoroughly modern heroine, in this wonderfully timeless story.

Lady In The Tower Rapunzel by Assistant Professor of History Elizabeth Rose

Title Lady in the Tower Rapunzel
Author Assistant Professor of History Elizabeth Rose
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2018-01-13
Category
Total Pages 206
ISBN 1983713554
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book 5 Rapunzel de Bar has been kidnapped and cursed by the old witch, Hecuba. She's trapped in a tower that has one window and no doors. When she tries an escape on her own, she meets the Dragon Lord in training, Marco Drago del Rossi III. But he's more interested in chasing down criminals for the bounty instead of saving damsels in distress - until they share a kiss. Can a Dragon Lord in training and a cursed lady find love amongst all the turmoil that magic has placed in their lives? And is escape even an option for Rapunzel with a curse so dark that Marco is forced to push his past aside and risk everything for the girl he loves? Love knows no bounds, and sometimes a prison is not physical . . . but self-made.

Title A Dangerous Inheritance
Author Alison Weir
Publisher Ballantine Books
Release Date 2012-10-02
Category Fiction
Total Pages 560
ISBN 9780345535948
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In this engrossing novel of historical suspense, New York Times bestselling author Alison Weir tells the dramatic intertwined stories of two women—Katherine Grey and Kate Plantagenet—separated by time but linked by twin destinies . . . . involving the mysterious tragic fate of the young Princes in the Tower. When her older sister, Lady Jane Grey, the Nine Days’ Queen, is executed in 1554 for unlawfully accepting the English crown, Lady Katherine Grey’s world falls apart. Barely recovered from this tragic loss she risks all for love, only to incur the wrath of her formidable cousin Queen Elizabeth I, who sees Katherine as a rival for her insecure throne. Interlaced with Katherine’s story is that of her distant kinswoman Kate Plantagenet, the bastard daughter of Richard III, the last Plantagenet king. In 1483, Kate travels to London for Richard’s coronation, and her world changes forever. Kate loves her father, but before long she hears terrible rumors about him that threaten all she holds dear. Like Katherine Grey, she falls in love with a man who is forbidden to her. Then Kate embarks on what will become a perilous quest, covertly seeking the truth about what befell her cousins the Princes in the Tower, who may have been victims of Richard III’s lust for power. But time is not on Kate’s side, or on Katherine’s. Katherine finds herself a prisoner in the Tower of London, the sinister fortress that overshadowed the lives of so many royal figures, including the boy princes. Will Elizabeth demand the full penalty for treason? And what secrets will Katherine find hidden within the Tower walls? Alison Weir’s new novel is a page-turning story set within a framework of fascinating historical authenticity. In this rich and layered tapestry, Katherine and Kate discover that possessing royal blood can prove to be a dangerous inheritance. Look for special features inside and an excerpt from Alison Weir's Captive Queen. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. Praise for A Dangerous Inheritance “Highly compelling [with] plenty to keep readers enthralled.”—Historical Novel Review “A page turner . . . too juicy to put down . . . Alison Weir’s strong suit as a fiction writer is making her novels living history.”—The Courier-Journal “With its evident in-depth research and creative twists, this tale of two women trying to make sense of the power of the English crown . . . is nothing short of riveting.”—Library Journal (starred review) “No one alive knows as much about the Tudors as Weir. . . . Any reader of Hilary Mantel’s excellent Tudor evocations will want to explore this book as well.”—Kirkus Reviews “Stunning . . . A richly layered cake of love, sex, danger, death, and mystery.”—Sunday Express (UK)

Murder Most Royal by Jean Plaidy

Title Murder Most Royal
Author Jean Plaidy
Publisher Crown
Release Date 2006-01-24
Category Fiction
Total Pages 480
ISBN 9780307345394
Language English, Spanish, and French
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One powerful king. Two tragic queens. In the court of Henry VIII, it was dangerous for a woman to catch the king’s eye. Anne Boleyn and Catherine Howard were cousins. Both were beautiful women, though very different in temperament. They each learned that Henry’s passion was all-consuming–and fickle. Sophisticated Anne Boleyn, raised in the decadent court of France, was in love with another man when King Henry claimed her as his own. Being his mistress gave her a position of power; being his queen put her life in jeopardy. Her younger cousin, Catherine Howard, was only fifteen when she was swept into the circle of King Henry. Her innocence attracted him, but a past mistake was destined to haunt her. Painted in the rich colors of Tudor England, Murder Most Royal is a page-turning journey into the lives of two of the wives of the tempestuous Henry VIII. Look for the Reading Group Guide at the back of this book. Also available as an ebook.

The Tower Of Swallows by Andrzej Sapkowski

Title The Tower of Swallows
Author Andrzej Sapkowski
Publisher Orbit
Release Date 2016-05-17
Category Fiction
Total Pages 464
ISBN 9780316273763
Language English, Spanish, and French
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NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES The world is at war and the prophesied savior is nowhere to be found. The Witcher, Geralt of Rivia, races to find her—but time is short, and an army is on his heels in the fourth novel of Andrzej Sapkowski's New York Times bestselling series that inspired the hit Netflix show and the blockbuster video games. The world has fallen into war. Ciri, the child of prophecy, has vanished. Hunted by friends and foes alike, she has taken on the guise of a petty bandit and lives free for the first time in her life. But the net around her is closing. Geralt, the Witcher, has assembled a group of allies including Dandelion, Milva, Regis, and Cahir, to rescue her. Both sides of the war have sent brutal mercenaries to hunt her down. Her crimes have made her famous. There is only one place left to run. The tower of the swallow is waiting. . . Look out for The Tower of Fools, book one of Andrzej Sapkowski's Hussite Trilogy, available now! Witcher collections The Last Wish Sword of Destiny Witcher novels Blood of Elves The Time of Contempt Baptism of Fire The Tower of Swallows Lady of the Lake ​Season of Storms Hussite Trilogy The Tower of Fools The Malady and Other Stories: An Andrzej Sapkowski Sampler (e-only) Translated from original Polish by David French

Title The Lost Tudor Princess
Author Alison Weir
Publisher Random House
Release Date 2015-10-01
Category Biography & Autobiography
Total Pages 576
ISBN 9781473523814
Language English, Spanish, and French
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‘Alison Weir's sound scholarship and storyteller's gift for rich, telling detail constantly engages and enthrals the reader’ The Times The captivating life of Margaret Douglas - a life of scandal, political intrigue and royal romance that spanned five Tudor reigns. Royal Tudor blood ran in her veins. Some thought Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox, should be queen of England. She ranked high at the court of her uncle, Henry VIII, and was lady of honour to five of his wives. Beautiful and tempestuous, she created scandal - twice - by falling in love with unsuitable men. Throughout her life her dynastic ties to two crowns proved hazardous. A born political intriguer, she was imprisoned in the Tower of London three times, once under sentence of death. Her husband and son were brutally murdered, she warred with two queens, and proved instrumental in securing the Stuart succession to the throne of England for her grandson. Alison Weir brings Margaret Douglas's captivating character out of the shadows for the first time.

Bloody Tower by Valerie Wilding

Title Bloody Tower
Author Valerie Wilding
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2009-09-01
Category Children's stories
Total Pages 160
ISBN 1407116851
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Tilly lives in turbulent times. It's the 1550s; when Queen Mary ousts Lady Jane Grey to win the throne, her executioners are kept busy. Even Princess Elizabeth is imprisoned in the Tower. As Tilly watches the plots and politics of the Tudor court unfolding, she waits for her chance to deliver a very important letter...

Margaret Pole by Susan Higginbotham

Title Margaret Pole
Author Susan Higginbotham
Publisher Amberley Publishing Limited
Release Date 2016-08-15
Category History
Total Pages 240
ISBN 9781445636092
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The true story of 'The King's Curse'; the extraordinary life of Margaret Pole, niece of Richard III, loyal servant of the Tudors.