By Alison Weir
When her older sister, girl Jane gray, the 9 Days’ Queen, is accomplished in 1554 for unlawfully accepting the English crown, woman Katherine Grey’s international falls aside. slightly recovered from this tragic loss she hazards thinking about love, simply to incur the wrath of her bold cousin Queen Elizabeth I, who sees Katherine as a rival for her insecure throne.
Interlaced with Katherine’s tale is that of her far away kinswoman Kate Plantagenet, the bastard daughter of Richard III, the final Plantagenet king. In 1483, Kate travels to London for Richard’s coronation, and her global alterations forever.
Kate loves her father, yet earlier than lengthy she hears bad rumors approximately him that threaten all she holds expensive. Like Katherine gray, she falls in love with a guy who's forbidden to her. Then Kate embarks on what's going to turn into a dangerous quest, covertly looking the reality approximately what passed off her cousins the Princes within the Tower, who can have been sufferers of Richard III’s lust for strength. yet time isn't really on Kate’s facet, or on Katherine’s.
Katherine unearths herself a prisoner within the Tower of London, the sinister castle that overshadowed the lives of such a lot of royal figures, together with the boy princes. Will Elizabeth call for the total penalty for treason? And what secrets and techniques will Katherine locate hidden in the Tower walls?
Alison Weir’s new novel is a page-turning tale set inside a framework of attention-grabbing ancient authenticity. during this wealthy and layered tapestry, Katherine and Kate realize that owning royal blood can turn out to be a risky inheritance.
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Praise for A risky Inheritance
“Highly compelling [with] lots to maintain readers enthralled.”—Historical Novel Review
“A web page turner . . . too juicy to place down . . . Alison Weir’s powerful go well with as a fiction author is making her novels dwelling history.”—The Courier-Journal
“With its glaring in-depth learn and inventive twists, this story of girls attempting to make experience of the ability of the English crown . . . is little short of riveting.”—Library Journal (starred review)
“No one alive is familiar with as a lot in regards to the Tudors as Weir. . . . Any reader of Hilary Mantel’s first-class Tudor evocations probably want to discover this e-book as well.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Stunning . . . A richly layered cake of affection, intercourse, chance, dying, and mystery.”—Sunday Express (UK)
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A Dangerous Inheritance: A Novel of Tudor Rivals and the Secret of the Tower by Alison Weir