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The Other Queen

Philippa Gregory; Madeleine Leslay / Richard Armitage Alex Kingston Madeleine Leslay
*A stunning new unabridged recording available on audio download*A dramatic novel of passion politics and betrayal from the No.1 bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl.1568. Mary Queen of Scots fleeing rebellion in her kingdom is offered a safe haven by Elizabeth I with George Talbot Earl of Shrewsbury and his indomitable wife Bess of Hardwick. The arrival of an extravagant queen turns the household upside down as it becomes clear that the visit is a house arrest.Queen Mary makes Bess’ hard-won house a centre for unrest and treason and - perhaps worst of all - Mary Queen of Scots’ fabled beauty starts to work on the Tudor loyalist Bess’ own husband George.The two women fight for their own rights: Mary to regain the crown and the kingdom of Scotland; Bess to win back her husband and houses. A third woman can decide: Elizabeth the First and nobody knows how far she will go to protect her own safety.With an exclusive afterword written and read by Philippa Gregory exploring the inspiration behind The Other Queen.Philippa Gregory's The Other Queen is a top bestseller that masterfully blends historical fiction and romance. The thrilling narrative and intricate politics showcase Gregory's literary talent making it a Sunday Times bestselling book.For fans of Alison Weir (Henry VIII) Elizabeth Chadwick (The Summer Queen) Carol Mcgrath (The Silken Rose) Tracy Borman (The Devil's Slave) and Ken Follett (The Armour of Light).

  • Published by HarperCollins UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Genre General Fiction
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 1st November 2018
  • Duration 16 Hrs. 32 Mins.
  • ISBN 9780008304058