THREE MAIDS FOR A CROWN
Henry VIII’s six wives are well known to readers as is Lady Jane Grey, but what about Jane’s two sisters, Katherine and Mary? Chase illuminates the short time between Henry VIII’s death, his son Edward’s reign (Edward’s declaration of Jane as queen) and Princess Mary’s ascension to the throne with all the deep intrigues, power plays, politics and passions of that turbulent era. Chase gives each sister a strong and distinct voice as they tell the story from their unique points of view and readers glimpse what life was like for women on the cusp of power. Feminists and history lovers will savor this powerful story.