The Sixth Wife Author:Jean Plaidy;Victoria Holt God Save the Queen — Never was the cry more meaningful than during the last tempestuous years of Henry VIII, when that murderous and mighty monarch forced gentle Katharine Parr to become his sixth queen. — Quiet and courageous, Katharine suffered through each day, knowing her life depended on the whims of a vain, violent-tempered husband whose fiv... more »e previous marriage had ended in scandal or death or both.
haunted by the memories of her predessors and their trgic fates, tormented by her secret love for the sashing Sire Thomas Seymour, surrounded by enemies who daily plotted to turn the King against her, Katharine could only hope that she would outlive the sick, aging tyrant. The King need her now. And Katharine knew well that her skill as a nurse was all that stood between her and the executioner's axe.
Jean Plaidy, one of England's foremost historical novelists, brings to vivid life the pagentry and the intrigue of a dazzling and turbulent era of England's past ...and the unforgettagle woman who stood for a time in its fiery center.« less