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The Queen's Governess

(2009)
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A fresh and intriguing historical novel told in the voice of Queen Elizabeth I's governess.

Katherine Ashley, the daughter of a poor country squire, happily secures an education and a place for herself in a noble household. But when Thomas Cromwell, a henchman for King Henry VIII, brings her to the royal court as a spy, Kat enters into a thrilling new world of the Tudor monarchs.

Freed from a life of espionage by Cromwell's downfall, Kat eventually befriends Anne Boleyn. As a dying favor to the doomed queen, Kat becomes governess and surrogate-mother to the young Elizabeth Tudor. Together they suffer bitter exile, assassination attempts, and imprisonment, barely escaping with their lives. But they do, and when Elizabeth is crowned, Kat continues to serve her, faithfully guarding all the queen's secrets (including Elizabeth's affair with the dashing Robert Dudley) . . . and ultimately emerging as the lifelong confidante and true mother-figure to Queen Elizabeth.

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Hardback Editions

April 2010 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Queen's Governess (Thorndike Core)
Author(s): Karen Harper
ISBN: 1-4104-2551-7 / 978-1-4104-2551-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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January 2010 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Queen's Governess
Author(s): Karen Harper
ISBN: 0-399-15618-6 / 978-0-399-15618-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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Paperback Editions

August 2011 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Queen's Governess
Author(s): Karen Harper
ISBN: 0-09-194041-9 / 978-0-09-194041-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ebury Press (Fiction)
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August 2011 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Queen's Governess
Author(s): Karen Harper
ISBN: 0-451-23206-2 / 978-0-451-23206-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Berkley
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Audio Editions

October 2011 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Queen's Governess
Author(s): Karen Harper
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
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October 2011 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Queen's Governess
Author(s): Karen Harper
Publisher: Random House AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

Kindle Editions

August 2011 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Queen's Governess
Author(s): Karen Harper
Publisher: Ebury Digital
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December 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Queen's Governess
Author(s): Karen Harper
Publisher: Berkley
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