!!> BOOKS ✻ Sisters of Treason (The Tudor Trilogy, #2) ✴ Author Elizabeth Fremantle – Writerscompany.co.uk

The late 16th century was quite unique in that for an extended period, all potential heirs to the throne were female, and it is against this backdrop that Sisters Of Treason is set It mainly focuses on three Tudor figures, normally given scant regard in the history books, they are, Lady Katherine Grey, Lady Mary Grey, sisters of the deposed nine day Queen, Jane , and Flemish born Levina Teerlinc, court painter This was a particulary uncertain period, when switching allegiances among the n The late 16th century was quite unique in that for an extended period, all potential heirs to the throne were female, and it is against this backdrop that Sisters Of Treason is set It mainly focuses on three Tudor figures, normally given scant regard in the history books, they are, Lady Katherine Grey, Lady Mary Grey, sisters of the deposed nine day Queen, Jane , and Flemish born Levina Teerlinc, court painter This was a particulary uncertain period, when switching allegiances among the nobility was common, if only to maintain self preservation, and ensure you didn t meet your fate with the scaffold Although this is a work of fiction, the author has based it on historical facts, and she The Tudors have been written about so much in the past several years that I ve found myself having a desire to bypass most of them This novel was different in that it looked at the Grey girls who really have been omitted almost entirely from the Tudors history It was refreshing in a bitter sweet way to find outabout the lives of these girls that were cursed with Tudor blood Well written and easy to read, this novel gave a very good glimpse into who these girls may have been and the tu The Tudors After finishing Queen s Gambit, I knew that I had to read Fremantle s take on the unfortunate Grey sisters Contains historical facts that may be spoilers to some I love the fact that this story is about Katherine and Mary and their lives after the execution of their sister Jane, rather than the much told story of Jane s life While I love Jane s story and think she had amazing potential, this story wasunique.The novel is told from the POV of each of the sisters and artist, Levina Teerli After finishing Queen s Gambit, I knew that I had to read Fremantle s take on the unfortunate Grey sisters Contains historical facts that may be spoilers to some I love the fact that this story is about Katherine and Mary and their lives after the execution of their sister Jane, rather than the much told story of Jane s life While I love Jane s story and think she had amazing potential, this story wasunique.The novel is told from the POV of each of the sisters and artist, Levina Teerlinc I enjoyed the sisters and their personalities that were so different, but Levina never grew on me Katherine was the flighty, emotional, and selfish girl From early on in the book, it was clear that there was little to keep me reading There was no plot driver or anything that made me want to finish the book Obviously, Mary I was going to die and Elizabeth succeed her as queen I should have been eager to see this happen hungry to watch the characters thrust into this political hornets nest but, I just didn t care The author failed to create the feeling of sympathy for her characters Take Katherine for her example, her sister has died so she From early on in the book, it was clear that there was little to keep me reading There was no plot driver or anything that made me want to finish the book Obviously, Mary I was going to die and Elizabeth succeed her as queen I sho Following The Acclaimed Queen S Gambit, Elizabeth Fremantle Brings Us A New Novel Of Intrigue And Menace At The Tudor Court.1554 Lady Jane Grey Is Executed By Her Cousin Queen MaryNow Lady Jane S Younger Sisters Katherine And Mary, Cursed With The Tudor Blood That Saw Their Sister Killed, Face The Perils Of The Royal Court Alone.Lady Katherine Young And Spirited Makes Dangerous Romantic Liaisons While Lady Mary Crook Backed And Vulnerable Becomes The Queen S Reluctant Companion, Yet Yearns To Escape Court Intrigue And Both Girls Fear Their Proximity To The Queen Might Be Their Undoing.For The Childless Queen Is Ill If She Should Die Katherine May Be Pushed To Power, But The Queen S Half Sister Elizabeth Casts A Long Shadow And If She Gains The Throne The Court Will Become A Terrifying Maze Of Treachery And Suspicion Where Holding Royal Blood Could Be A Death Warrant For The Two SistersThis Sumptuous Historical Drama Is Perfect For Fans Of Philippa Gregory And Hilary Mantel Through The Eyes Of The Grey Sisters We Are Given An Insight Into The Treacherous Rule Of The Tudor Court. Find this and other reviews at was eager to get my hands on Elizabeth Fremantle s Sisters of Treason I read The Queen s Rivals last year and while I enjoyed Purdy s take on the Grey sisters, the book lacked the gravitas I crave I needed something I could sink my teeth into, something with a littlemeat on the bone if you get my meaning Fremantle caught my attention with Queen Gambit, but I ll be honest, I think her sopho release stronger tha Find this and other reviews Made it just over 100 pages in 111 to be exact There s just no narrative to this There are 3 POVs Katharine, a whiny self involved girl who goes from crying over a boy to suddenly a lesbian bisexual Mary, a younger girl who is either lamenting her deformity or being treated like a baby by the Queen and Lavinia, an artist who just talks about hiding how she s not a Catholic None of the POVs are engaging and I don t care about any of the characters The best historical fictions find the Made it just over 100 pages in 111 to be exact There s just no narrative to this There are 3 POVs Katharine, a whiny self involved girl who goes from crying over a boy to suddenly a le I will state right now that Philippa Gregory has SERIOUS competition Elizabeth Fremantle is by far the best historical fiction writer I have come across in years.In Sisters of Treason she tells the story of Lady Jane Grey s two younger sisters, Katherine and Mary Katherine, who was a serious contender as Elizabeth I s heir, and Mary, who suffered the curse of the Plantagenet s, scoliosis, are often ignored by h I was awarded this book by NetGalley the morning I got the approval email it had been archived and I could not download it I sent an email to the publisher they allowed me access I am SO happy they did, I enjoyed this book As much as I have read about QE1 and family, I only knew a little of Lady Jane Grey, and nothing of her sisters Katherine and Mary It wasn t until the chapter named Kitty Mouse that I thought about their nicknames that way I liked that.I really loved the I was awarded this book by NetGalley the morning I got the approval email it had been archived and I could not download it I sent an email to the publisher they allowed me access I am SO happy they did, I enjoyed this book As much as I have read about QE1 and family, I only knew a little of Lady Jane Grey, and nothing of her sisters Katherine and Mary It wasn t until the chapter named Kitty Mouse that I thought about their nicknam Katherine Grey has been having a great few years lately just a bit unfortunate that this comes nearly five hundred years after she had a fairly unhappy life Given that previous to around 2011, the only reason Ladies Katherine and Mary Grey had really only clung on to the historical record as Lady Jane Grey s sisters, this is quite a weather change Leanda De Lisle s book The Sisters Who Would Be Queen seems to have lit a spark that started a real old bonfire and so the forgotten Grey girls ar Katherine Grey has been having a great few years lately just a bit unfortunate that this comes nearly five hundred years after she had a fairly unhappy life Given that previous to around 2011, the only reason Ladies Katherine and Mary Grey had really only clung on to the historical record as Lady Jane Grey s sisters, this is quite a weather chang Sisters of Treason (The Tudor Trilogy, #2)


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