The other queen: The Tudor Series, Book 6

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From #1 New York Times bestselling author and "queen of royal fiction" ( USA TODAY ) Philippa Gregory--a dazzling new novel about the intriguing, romantic, and maddening Mary, Queen of Scots. Fleeing violent rebellions in Scotland, Mary looks to Queen Elizabeth of England for sanctuary. Though promised protection, Mary, perceived as a serious threat to the English crown, is soon imprisoned by her former friend as a "guest" in the house of George Talbot, Earl of Shrewsbury, and his indomitable wife, Bess of Hardwick. The newly married couple welcomes the condemned queen into their home, certain that serving as her hosts and jailers will bring them an advantage in the cutthroat world of the Elizabethan court. To their horror, they grow to realize that the task will bankrupt their estate and lose them what little favor they've managed to gain as their home becomes the epicenter of intrigue and rebellion against Queen Elizabeth. And Mary is not as hopeless as she appears, manipulating the earl and spinning her own web of treachery and deceit, as she sharpens her weapons to reclaim her Scottish throne--and to take over Queen Elizabeth's of England.
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Contributors:
Keith, Ron. Narrator
Nielsen, Stina. Narrator
Sterlin, Jenny. Narrator
ISBN:
9781416549147
9781410407108
9780743571067
9781436121743
9781508249955
9781416549123
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subject_facet Audiobooks, Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Fiction, Large type books, Mary, -- Queen of Scots, -- 1542-1587 -- Fiction, Scotland -- History -- Mary Stuart, 1542-1567 -- Fiction, Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Hardwick Talbot, -- Countess of, -- 1527?-1608 -- Fiction
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title_full The Other Queen The Tudor Series, Book 6, The other queen / by Philippa Gregory, The other queen [sound recording] / Philippa Gregory, The other queen [text (large print)] / Philippa Gregory
title_short The other queen
title_sub The Tudor Series, Book 6
topic_facet Audiobooks, Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Large type books, Mary, Romance, Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Hardwick Talbot