A Dangerous Inheritance: A Novel of Tudor Rivals and the Secret of the Tower (Hardcover)

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England's Tower of London was the terrifying last stop for generations of English political prisoners. "A Dangerous Inheritance" weaves together the lives and fates of four of its youngest and most blameless: Lady Katherine Grey, Lady Jane's younger sister; Kate Plantagenet, an English princess who lived nearly a century before her; and Edward and Richard, the boy princes imprisoned by their ruthless uncle, Richard III, never to be heard from again. Across the years, these four young royals shared the same small rooms in their dark prison, as all four shared the unfortunate role of being perceived as threats to the reigning monarch.
Weaving together their lives and fates into a dark mystery of thwarted love and ruthless ambition, Alison Weir has written the most suspenseful, large-scale novel of her career.

About the Author


Alison Weir is the New York Times bestselling author of the novels Innocent Traitor and The Lady Elizabeth and several historical biographies, including Mistress of the Monarchy and The Six Wives of Henry VIII. She lives in Surrey, England, with her husband and two children.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781410452306
ISBN-10: 1410452301
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Publication Date: October 19th, 2012
Pages: 849
Language: English