The King's Curse
Score: 4
From 230 Ratings

The King's Curse


  • Author: Philippa Gregory
  • Release Date : 2014-09-09
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 11565629 Bytes


From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the acclaimed Starz series The White Queen comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII’s stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England.As an heir to the Plantagenets, Margaret is seen by the King’s mother, the Red Queen, as a rival to the Tudor claim to the throne. She is buried in marriage to a Tudor supporter—Sir Richard Pole, governor of Wales—and becomes guardian to Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, and his beautiful bride, Katherine of Aragon. But Margaret’s destiny, as cousin to the White Princess, is not for a life in the shadows. Tragedy throws her into poverty, yet a royal death restores her to her place at young Henry VIII’s court wh...

The Taming of the Queen
Score: 4.5
From 211 Ratings

The Taming of the Queen


  • Author: Philippa Gregory
  • Release Date : 2015-08-25
  • Genre: Historical
  • File Size: 15100830 Bytes


By the #1 New York Times bestselling author, a novel of passion and power at the court of a medieval killer, a riveting new Tudor tale featuring King Henry VIII’s sixth wife Kateryn Parr.Kateryn Parr, a thirty-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover, has no choice when a man old enough to be her father who has buried four wives—King Henry VIII—commands her to marry him.Kateryn has no doubt about the danger she faces: the previous queen lasted sixteen months, the one before barely half a year. But Henry adores his new bride and Kateryn’s trust in him grows as she unites the royal family, creates a radical study circle at the heart of the court, and rules the kingdom as Regent.But is this enough to keep her safe? A leader of religiou...

The King s Curse
Score: 3.5
From 15 Ratings

The King s Curse


  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014-08
  • Genre: FICTION
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0857207571


The King s Curse Book Description :

The riveting story of Margaret Pole, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, and was one of the few surviving members of the Plantagenet dynasty after the Wars of the Roses. Plantagenet, once carried proudly by Margaret like a crown upon her head, is now, at the end of the 15th century, the most dangerous name in England......

The King s Curse

The King s Curse


  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-08-14
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857207609


The King s Curse Book Description :

'Margaret, I have to tell you. There was a curse.' Elizabeth, my cousin, puts her hand in mine and I can feel her tremble. 'What curse?' 'It was that whoever took my brothers from the Tower, whoever put my brothers to death should die for it.' From the Number One bestselling author of THE WHITE QUEENcomes the riveting story of Margaret Pole, cousin of Elizabeth of York, and her unique view of Henry VIII's terrifying rise to power in Tudor England. As an heir to the Plantagenets, Margaret is seen by the King's mother (THE RED QUEEN) as a powerful threat to the Tudor claim to the throne. She is buried in marriage to a Tudor supporter - Sir Richard Pole, governor of Wales - and becomes guardian to Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, and his beautiful bri...

The King s Curse
Score: 3.5
From 14 Ratings

The King s Curse


  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-09-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451626117


The King s Curse Book Description :

Married to loyal Lancaster supporter Sir Richard Pole to minimize her claim to the throne of Henry VII, Margaret becomes an advisor to newlyweds Prince Arthur and Katherine of Aragon before witnessing the rapid ascent of Henry VIII. By the best-selling author of The White Princess. 200,000 first printing....

The King s Curse

The King s Curse


  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2014-09-09
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451626162


The King s Curse Book Description :

From the #1 New York Times bestselling author behind the acclaimed Starz series The White Queen comes the story of lady-in-waiting Margaret Pole and her unique view of King Henry VIII’s stratospheric rise to power in Tudor England. As an heir to the Plantagenets, Margaret is seen by the King’s mother, the Red Queen, as a rival to the Tudor claim to the throne. She is buried in marriage to a Tudor supporter—Sir Richard Pole, governor of Wales—and becomes guardian to Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, and his beautiful bride, Katherine of Aragon. But Margaret’s destiny, as cousin to the White Princess, is not for a life in the shadows. Tragedy throws her into poverty, yet a royal death restores her to her place at young Henry VIII’s court w...

The King s Curse
Score: 3.5
From 14 Ratings

The King s Curse


  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2014
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1410471330


The King s Curse Book Description :

Married to loyal Lancaster supporter Sir Richard Pole to minimize her claim to the throne of Henry VII, Margaret becomes an advisor to newlyweds Prince Arthur and Katherine of Aragon before witnessing the rapid ascent of Henry VIII....

Curse of the King

Curse of the King


  • Author : Omari Pye
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2013-09-16
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781491702208


Curse of the King Book Description :

It is 1655, and King Dahon of the South African Hiandi tribe is a powerful leader with one fl aw: an insatiable lust for power. Obsessed with his hunger for control, Dahon has been wiping out entire civilizations for years. Now, as he begins sacrifi cing his own people in order to appease his animal gods, the curse of an old woman changes his family’s destiny for generations to come. As Dahon is cursed, his mind and body both transformed into a creature called a Vandara, he pays a million times for the lives he has destroyed. Worse, his sons are cursed as well, guided by an instinct to kill the king and carry on the curse. The Vandara kings would rule for centuries. In present-day Atlantic City, Eddrin Mather is the new king who has reigned since d...

The Fae King s Curse

The Fae King s Curse


  • Author : Jamie Schlosser
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-04-20
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9798635719435


The Fae King s Curse Book Description :

Kirian and I were just twelve years old when I pulled him from the icy waters of the creek behind my house. As he looked in my direction with unseeing lavender eyes, I quickly realized our age was just about the only thing we had in common. He spoke with an accent, he had pointy ears, and he was so beautiful it made my heart ache. Oh, and he claimed to be a fae prince cursed by witches who stole his sight.I thought he was crazy from hypothermia. Turns out, he wasn't, and for some reason he keeps coming back. But a day in my world is a year in his. Every time I see him, he's older. Wiser. Hotter.Over the past six years, I've tried not to fall in love with him because the terms of the curse are clear: If he doesn't wait for his fated mate in all ways, ...

The Last Tudor
Score: 3
From 5 Ratings

The Last Tudor


  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-08-08
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476758787


The Last Tudor Book Description :

The latest novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory features one of the most famous women in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen. Jane Grey was queen of England for nine days. Her father and his allies crowned her instead of the dead king’s half-sister Mary Tudor, who quickly mustered an army, claimed her throne, and locked Jane in the Tower of London. When Jane refused to betray her Protestant faith, Mary sent her to the executioner’s block, where Jane transformed her father’s greedy power-grab into tragic martyrdom. “Learn you to die,” was the advice Jane wrote to her younger sister Katherine, who has no intention of dying. She intends to enjoy her beauty and her youth...

The Curse of King Tut s Mummy  Totally True Adventures
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Curse of King Tut s Mummy Totally True Adventures


  • Author : Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Release Date : 2009-07-22
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307494683


The Curse of King Tut s Mummy Totally True Adventures Book Description :

When the pharoahs of Egypt died, they were mummified and buried in pyramids and tombs with all their riches. But as centuries passed, the tombs were looted and the pharoahs' gold stolen. Then Howard Carter found the greatest Egyptian treasure trove of all—the tomb of King Tut's mummy! But did the amazing treasure come with a deadly curse? From the Trade Paperback edition....

The Constant Princess
Score: 3.5
From 3,361 Ratings

The Constant Princess


  • Author : Philippa Gregory
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2006-09-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780743272490


The Constant Princess Book Description :

A fictional portrait of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine of Aragon, follows her through her youthful marriage to Henry's older brother, Arthur, her widowhood, her marriage to Henry, and the divorce that led to Henry's marriage to Anne Boleyn....