Gillian Bagwell - Venus in Winter

Monday, July 15, 2013 - 7:00pm

From Gillian Bagwell, the author of The September Queen, comes the exciting story of Bess of Hardwick, one of the richest and most powerful women in England. Armed with nothing but her razor-sharp wit and fetching looks, twelve-year-old Bess of Hardwick arrives at the glamorous court of King Henry VIII and is thrust into a treacherous world of politics and intrigue, a world she must quickly learn to navigate. Venus in Winter ($16.00) follows Bess as she eventually discovers that, for a woman of substance, the power and the possibilities are endless.

Gillian Bagwell is the author of The Darling Strumpet and The September Queen. She lives in Berkley, CA.


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Venus in Winter: A Novel of Bess of Hardwick Cover Image
ISBN: 9780425258026
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Published: Berkley Books - July 2nd, 2013

The author of The September Queen explores Tudor England with the tale of Bess of Hardwick--the formidable four-time widowed Tudor dynast who became one of the most powerful women in the history of England.