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The King's Witch

(2018)
(The first book in the Frances Gorges Historical Trilogy series)
A novel by

 
 
Already a great historian, Tracy Borman proves with this thrilling debut novel that she is also a born storyteller.

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As she helps to nurse the dying Queen Elizabeth, Frances Gorges longs for the fields and ancient woods of her parents' Hampshire estate, where she has learned to use the flowers and herbs to become a much-loved healer.

Frances is happy to stay in her beloved countryside when the new King arrives from Scotland, bringing change, fear and suspicion. His court may be shockingly decadent, but James's religion is Puritan, intolerant of all the old ways; he has already put to death many men for treason and women for witchcraft.

So when her ambitious uncle forcibly brings Frances to court, she is trapped in a claustrophobic world of intrigue and betrayal - and a ready target for the twisted scheming of Lord Cecil, the King's first minister.

Surrounded by mortal dangers, Frances finds happiness only with the precocious young Princess Elizabeth, and Tom Wintour, the one courtier she can trust.

Or can she?

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'Watch out Philippa Gregory and Alison Weir, I can see a new contender for the Queen of Historical Fiction!' Netgalley reviewer

'A fascinating read, felt very true to time period but with that personal touch . . . Five stars' Jeannie Zelos book reviews

'Tracy Borman's debut historical novel has it all: conspiracy, betrayal, dark intrigues, bloody deeds, a poignant love story - and the most famous plot in English history.' Alison Weir

Genre: Historical

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Hardback Editions

January 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The King's Witch (Frances Gorges Historical Trilogy)
Author(s): Tracy Borman
ISBN: 1-4328-5889-0 / 978-1-4328-5889-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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July 2018 : USA Hardback
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Title: The King's Witch: Frances Gorges historical trilogy, Book I
Author(s): Tracy Borman
ISBN: 0-8021-2788-6 / 978-0-8021-2788-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
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June 2018 : UK Hardback
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Title: The King's Witch (Frances Gorges Trilogy 1)
Author(s): Tracy Borman
ISBN: 1-4736-6230-3 / 978-1-4736-6230-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Paperback Editions

May 2019 : USA Paperback
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Title: The King's Witch: Frances Gorges historical trilogy, Book I
Author(s): Tracy Borman
ISBN: 0-8021-2959-5 / 978-0-8021-2959-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Grove Press
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April 2019 : UK Paperback
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Title: The King's Witch (Frances Gorges Trilogy 1)
Author(s): Tracy Borman
ISBN: 1-4736-6233-8 / 978-1-4736-6233-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder Paperbacks
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June 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The King's Witch
Author(s): Tracy Borman
ISBN: 1-4736-6231-1 / 978-1-4736-6231-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Audio Editions

September 2018 : MP3 CD
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Title: The King's Witch: A Novel
Author(s): Tracy Borman
ISBN: 1-72133-983-3 / 978-1-72133-983-9
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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July 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The King's Witch: A Novel
Author(s): Tracy Borman
Publisher: Audible Studios
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July 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The King's Witch: A Novel
Author(s): Tracy Borman
Publisher: Audible Studios
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June 2018 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The King's Witch
Author(s): Tracy Borman
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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June 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The King's Witch
Author(s): Tracy Borman
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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Kindle Editions

July 2018 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The King's Witch: Frances Gorges historical trilogy, Book I
Author(s): Tracy Borman
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


June 2018 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The King's Witch (Frances Gorges Trilogy 1)
Author(s): Tracy Borman
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU