The Unfaithful Queen

  • by Carolly Erickson
  • Narrated by Stina Nielsen
  • 10 hrs and 28 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

From New York Times best-selling author of The Last Wife of Henry VIII, a novel about Catherine Howard, wife of Henry's later years
Amid the turbulent, faction-ridden late reign of the fearsome Henry, eager high-spirited Catherine Howard caught the king's eye - but not before she had been the sensual plaything of at least three other men. Ignorant of her past, seeing only her youthful exuberance and believing that she could make him happy, he married her - only to discover, too late, that her heart belonged to his gentleman usher Tom Culpeper.
As the net of court intrigue tightens around her, and with the Tudor succession yet again in peril because of Prince Edward's severe illness, Queen Catherine struggles to give the angry, bloated, and impotent king a son. But when her relations turn against her, she finds herself doomed, just as her cousin Anne Boleyn was, to face the executioner.
The Unfaithful Queen lays bare the dark underbelly of the Tudor court, with its sugared rivalries and bitter struggles for power, where a girl of noble family could find herself sent to labor among the turnspits in the kitchens or - should fortune favor her - be exalted to the throne.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

I loved it!!!!!

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I would definitely recommend this audio book if you like stories from the Tudors era.

Which character – as performed by Stina Nielsen – was your favorite?

My favorite character would be kathrin of course :)

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- christina

Very Interesting Perspective

I enjoyed this book. I really liked the reader and was pleasantly surprised by the amount of details. It wasn't all accuracy and boring facts, the author made Catherine Howard human, flaws and all.
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- Layla Mabbitt

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-11-2012
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio