Angered by the humiliation heaped upon her mistress as Henry cavorts with Anne Boleyn and presses Rome for a divorce, Honor volunteers to carry letters to the Queen's allies. It's a risky game, but Honor is confident--until she's proven wrong by dashing courtier Richard Thornleigh--a man who awakens her heart, and who also has something to hide. . . Swept into a tide of intrigue and danger that stretches across Europe, the Queen's lady is about to learn everything: about pride, passion, greed--and the conscience of the King. . .
"Weaves a fast-paced plot through some of the most harrowing years of English history." --Judith Merkle Riley
"Excellent, exciting, compellingly readable." --Ellen Jones
"Riveting, heady, glorious, inspired." --Susan Wiggs
Includes a Reading Group Guide!