The Secret Bride

The Secret Bride

In the Court of Henry VIII

Book - 2008
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Penguin Putnam
For fans of The Tudors comes a captivating drama about the only woman who could defy Henry VIII -and keep her life.

Mary Tudor, the headstrong younger sister of the ruthless King Henry VII, has always been her brother's favorite-but now she is also an important political bargaining chip. When she is promised to the elderly, ailing King Louis of France, a heartbroken Mary accepts her fate, but not before extracting a promise from her brother: When the old king dies, her next marriage shall be solely of her choosing. For Mary has a forbidden passion, and is determined, through her own cunning, courage, and boldness, to forge her own destiny.

The Secret Bride is the triumphant tale of one extraordinary woman who meant to stay true to her heart and live her life just as her royal brother did- by her own rules...



Random House, Inc.
For fans of The Tudors comes a captivating drama about the only woman who could defy Henry VIII -and keep her life.

Mary Tudor, the headstrong younger sister of the ruthless King Henry VII, has always been her brother's favorite-but now she is also an important political bargaining chip. When she is promised to the elderly, ailing King Louis of France, a heartbroken Mary accepts her fate, but not before extracting a promise from her brother: When the old king dies, her next marriage shall be solely of her choosing. For Mary has a forbidden passion, and is determined, through her own cunning, courage, and boldness, to forge her own destiny.

The Secret Bride is the triumphant tale of one extraordinary woman who meant to stay true to her heart and live her life just as her royal brother did- by her own rules...

Baker & Taylor
Discovering that her brother has promised her in marriage to the elderly and ailing King Louis of France, a grieving Mary Tudor, the determined younger sister of the ruthless King Henry VIII, agrees to the marriage, but only after extracting a promise from her brother that after the old king dies, she will be free to pursue her own destiny.

Baker
& Taylor

Discovering that her brother has promised her in marriage to the elderly and ailing King Louis of France, a grieving Mary Tudor, the determined younger sister of the ruthless King Henry VIII, agrees to the marriage, but only after extracting a promise from her brother that after the old king dies, she will be free to pursue her own destiny. Original.

Publisher: New York : New American Library, 2008
ISBN: 9780451223135
0451223136
Branch Call Number: FICTION HAEGER
Characteristics: 404 p. ; 21 cm

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