The King's Rose

The King's Rose

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Life in the court of King Henry VIII is a complex game. When fifteen-year-old Catherine Howard catches the king's eye, she quickly transforms from pawn to queen. But even luxury beyond imagination loses its luster as young Catherine finds her life?and her heart?threatened by the needs of an aging king and a family hungry for power. Will their agendas deliver Catherine to the same fate as her infamous cousin, Anne Boleyn?sacrificed at the altar of family ambition? Engaging historical fiction with a throbbing YA heartbeat, this thrilling novel will draw readers into the intrigues and dangers of the Tudor court.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 297 pages
  • 142.24 x 213.36 x 30.48mm | 385.55g
  • Dutton Books
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 0525479708
  • 9780525479703
  • 941,551

About Alisa M Libby

Alisa M. Libby lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts.show more

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1,174 ratings
3.52 out of 5 stars
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4 32% (376)
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Yet another young female has caught the eye of the aging King Henry Tudor. This time it is fifteen-year-old Catherine Howard, cousin to Anne Boleyn. Less than a year has passed since her arrival at court, and she is now the Queen of England. Catherine\'s new life of luxury and being the king\'s \"rose without a thorn\" is different. But Catherine\'s past haunts her, so she must be careful. She dreams of that kiss she shared with her (distant) cousin, Thomas Culpeper. A perfect kiss. Her relations with other men. But all must stay a secret, or death caused by treason could come her way. Being the huge historical fiction fan I am, I just had to buy this book when I could find it around. This was one of the novels I couldn\'t put down, because I really wanted to continue on and find out what was going to happen. There isn\'t much else to say, aside from I loved THE KING\'S ROSE. If you enjoy historical fiction, you should definitely check this one out. *Gold Star Award Winner!show more
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