St Thomas's Eve Author:Jean Plaidy No one dare refuse the friendship of the king. Especially a king like Henry. But neither friendship, nor fame, nor fortune, nor fear of the executioner's ax could corrupt the honor of a man like Sir Thomas More. When Henry's consuming passion to make Anne Boleyn his Queen became the storm center of a scandal that shook all of England, sir Thomas... more » stood firm in defiance of his king.
This robust novel of the licentious court of Henry VIII brings to turbulent life the dramatic struggle between the wise and gentle commoner and the ruthless monarch whose raging lusts imperiled the destiny of his kingdom.« less