Tag Archives: Queen

Queen Jane is Dead. #HistNov

It was on the 24th October that Henry VIII’s third queen, Jane Seymour died having just given him the male heir he was so desperate for. Here is an extract from my work in progress showing how Alice Petherton hears … Continue reading

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A Son is Born. ‘Beguiled.’ #SampleSunday #HistNov

I was woken in the dark of the night by people yelling and bells clanging. I gasped and reached for my clothes. It must be a fire, nothing else could cause such alarm. I struggled into my clothes, too anxious … Continue reading

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The Story behind the Story #HistNov #SampleSunday

I had not intended to write ‘Beguiled’. I had just finished writing the third part of ‘The Lost King’ and was resting it. I had planned the second part of ‘Artful’ and begun to write a few chapters of it. … Continue reading

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Foes and A Friend. #SampleSunday #HistNov

Part 4 of my work in progress, Beguiled. I stumbled along the corridor until I had turned again into the gallery. I could barely see where I was going. My head was whirling, my eyes overcast. My mind went back … Continue reading

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