Thursday, 18 June 2015
Release Date:18th June 2015
Genres: Historical Fiction
Penelope Devereux is a legendary beauty in the court of Elizabeth but it’s not just her looks which mark her apart. With her canny instinct for being in the right place at the right time, and her skilled political manipulation, she has become a formidable adversary to anyone who stands in her path.
And now, Penelope must secure the future of the Devereux dynasty at whatever cost. Even treason. For the queen is just one more pawn in a deadly game…
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Elizabeth Fremantle is the author of Queen’s Gambit and Sisters of Treason. She holds a first in English and an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck. As a Fashion Editor she has contributed to various publications including Vogue, Elle, and Vanity Fair.
Outstanding praise for Elizabeth Fremantle:
‘Fremantle is surely a major new voice in historical fiction (…) what Hilary Mantel should read while waiting for the final part of her trilogy’ The Bookseller
‘Fremantle manages to combine pacey storytelling with superb background… it’s terrifically entertaining.’ The Sunday Times
‘A sumptuous epic’ Metro
‘A gripping story . . . where passion, secrecy and betrayal power the suspense’ Woman & Home
‘Rich in atmosphere and period detail, this is an enticing read for historical fiction fans’ Stylist
'Electric' Good Housekeeping
‘A must-read’ InStyle