The Lady in the Tower

  • by Jean Plaidy
  • Narrated by Anne Flosnik
  • 16 hrs and 38 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

One of history's most complex and alluring women, Anne Boleyn was irresistible to kings and commoners alike. Daughter of an ambitious country lord, Anne was sent to France to marry well and raise the family's fortunes. She soon surpassed even their greatest expectations when King Henry VIII swore he would put aside his loyal queen to make Anne his wife. And so he did, though the divorce would tear apart the English church and inflict religious turmoil and bloodshed on his people for generations to come.Loathed by the English people, Anne was soon caught in the trap of her own ambition. When she failed to produce a much-desired male heir, her political rivals closed in, wrongfully accusing her of adultery and incest. Anne found herself imprisoned in the Tower of London, at the mercy of her husband and her enemies.

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What the Critics Say

"Plaidy excels at blending history with romance and drama." (The New York Times)

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Customer Reviews

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Lady in the tower. I loved it.

I enjoyed listening to this story with all the details of emotion from a six yr old being sent to a strange country after her mother dies her ship sinking and barely surviving to becoming Queen of England. Giving birth to the country's most loved Queen but she's accused and beheaded as a convinence to the King so he can be free to marry and produce an male Heir. Very good story. Very complete no holes needed to be filled.
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- Carole

Plaidy is the master

The master of historical romanc, that is. And I'm a sucker for anything Tudor, so what mre can I say?
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- Julie

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-18-2008
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.