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Lady in Waiting

(1957)
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Handsome and gifted, Walter Ralegh was a star even in a court of brilliant men ruled by one of the greatest monarchs of all time, Elizabeth I.
Ralegh held position and power, and was loved by the Queen, but his dream was to conquer new lands for Elizabeth, to find El Dorado.
Bess Throckmorton was one of the Queen's Maids of Honour.
Shy and retiring, her dream was to capture the heart of the proud and restless Ralegh, in whose life it seemed she would always come second.
But when Elizabeth dies and James I comes to power, Ralegh's fortunes take a dramatic turn...
Once a beloved courtier, he becomes a disgraced prisoner.
And his dreams of reaching El Dorado seem to be forever out of reach.
Will Bess lose Ralegh to his seemingly unattainable goal?
Will Ralegh ever be free to re-take his position in court?
Or is he doomed to stay forever out of favour with the new king... .?
Set against the dramatic backdrop of their times, Sir Walter Ralegh and Bess Throckmorton's love was passionate and enduring.
'A sensitive, delightful novel that no woman could fail to enjoy' - THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
Rosemary Sutcliff CBE (14 December 1920 - 23 July 1992) was a British novelist best known for children's books, especially historical fiction and retellings of myths and legends. For her contribution as a children's writer Sutcliff was a runner-up for the Hans Christian Andersen Medal in 1974. Although she was primarily a children's author, some of her novels were specifically written for adults. Her other adult works include 'The Rider of the White Horse', 'Blood & Sand' and 'The Flowers of Adonis'.

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Hardback Editions

November 1984 : UK Hardback
thumbTitle: Lady in Waiting
Author(s): Rosemary Sutcliff
ISBN: 0-340-01166-1 / 978-0-340-01166-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Paperback Editions

May 1989 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Lady in Waiting
Author(s): Rosemary Sutcliff
ISBN: 1-85481-009-X / 978-1-85481-009-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Heywood Books
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February 1980 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Lady in Waiting
Author(s): Rosemary Sutcliff
ISBN: 0-417-04760-6 / 978-0-417-04760-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
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January 1974 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: Lady in Waiting
Author(s): Rosemary Sutcliff
ISBN: 0-340-12938-7 / 978-0-340-12938-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd
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Kindle Editions

April 2017 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Lady in Waiting
Author(s): Rosemary Sutcliff
Publisher: Endeavour Press
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