An engaging novel that invites us to step into the intimate world of Thomas Cromwell, as seen through the eyes of his wife Elizabeth' --Anne O'Brien
A delicate and detailed portrayal, absolutely beautifully done. Captivating. --Suzannah Dunn
A delicious frisson of danger slithers through every page of the book. Enthralling. --Karen Maitland
About the Author
Carol McGrath taught History and English for many years in both the state and private sectors. She left teaching to work on a MA in Creative Writing from Queens University Belfast, then an MPhil in English at Royal Holloway, London, where she developed her expertise on the Middle Ages. The idea to tell the story about the death of King Harold told from the viewpoint of his common law wife, Edith Swan-Neck, first came to her on a visit to Bayeux with the Launton/Gavray Twinning Society, which she chaired. Carol is married with two children and runs a business with her husband. She also reviews books for the Historical Novels Review.