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Roses Have Thorns

(2013)
(The third book in the Ladies in Waiting series)
A novel by

 
From the acclaimed author of To Die For comes a stirring novel told that sheds new light on Elizabeth I and her court.

Like Philippa Gregory and Alison Weir, Sandra Byrd has attracted countless fans for evoking the complexity, grandeur, and brutality of the Tudor period. In her latest tour de force, she poses the question: What happens when serving a queen may cost you your marriage--or your life?

In 1565, seventeen-year-old Elin von Snakenborg leaves Sweden on a treacherous journey to England. Her fiance has fallen in love with her sister and her dowry money has been gambled away, but ahead of her lies an adventure that will take her to the dizzying heights of Tudor power. Transformed through marriage into Helena, the Marchioness of Northampton, she becomes the highest-ranking woman in Elizabeth's circle. But in a court that is surrounded by Catholic enemies who plot the queen's downfall, Helena is forced to choose between her unyielding monarch and the husband she's not sure she can trust--a choice that will provoke catastrophic consequences.

Vividly conjuring the years leading up to the beheading of Mary Queen of Scots, Roses Have Thornsis a brilliant exploration of treason, both to the realm and to the heart.

Genre: Historical Romance    Get it on Google Play

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Hardback Editions

June 2013 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I (Center Point Christian Fiction (Large Print))
Author(s): Sandra Byrd
ISBN: 1-61173-747-8 / 978-1-61173-747-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Pub
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

April 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I
Author(s): Sandra Byrd
ISBN: 1-4391-8316-3 / 978-1-4391-8316-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Howard Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

December 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I
Author(s): Sandra Byrd
Publisher: Recorded Books
Availability: Amazon   


Kindle Editions

April 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I
Author(s): Sandra Byrd
Publisher: Howard Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


April 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I (Ladies in Waiting Book 3)
Author(s): Sandra Byrd
Publisher: Howard Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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