The Crown

The Crown

Book - 2012
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London, May 1537: When Joanna Stafford, a young novice, learns her cousin is about to be burned at the stake for rebelling against Henry VIII, she makes a decision that will change not only her life but quite possibly, the fate of a nation.
Publisher: 2012
ISBN: 9781409133070
Branch Call Number: AF BILY

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fatcat21
Dec 02, 2012

The quest of a secret relic mixed with the complex relationship of politics and religion during the reign of King Henry VIII makes for a pretty interesting story althought I thought the writing lacked finesse.

ehbooklover Sep 14, 2012

A historical thriller that is part "Da Vinci Code" and part "The Other Boleyn Girl". A strong female protagonist, numerous twists and turns, plus lots of historical detail make for a great read.

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Oc2seattle
Aug 02, 2012

A historical fiction thrill ride.

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BlueHippo
Apr 25, 2012

It's clearly a first novel. The writing is a little juvenile and strained, but it's a pretty good story and I enjoyed it as mind candy. Don't expect to get tot he real action too soon in the book thought. The stuff they write about on the jacket cover takes place pretty late in the story and is a lttle less than satisfying. I could have used a better, more conclusive ending as well, but can't have everything!

Sunny39 Jan 12, 2012

recommended on goodreads website for january 2012

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