#108 A Review of In A Treacherous Court by Michelle Diener

Reflections of a Book Addict

One of the most awesome aspects of being a book blogger are all the awesome titles you’re introduced to by publishers, authors, and other readers.  I was recently sent a copy of In A Treacherous Court by Michelle Diener due to my interest in all things relating to the Tudor period.  Philippa Gregory’s The Other Boleyn Girl gets the credit for my introduction into that period of British history.  That being said, I was excited to see what Diener had in store from this fascinating time period.

Susanna Horenbout is not your normal woman in Tudor-era Europe in 1525.  She is summoned to King Henry VIII’s court to be his personal illuminator (artist who paints everyday scenes).  When she arrives from Belgium, she is met with an attempt on her life.  She narrowly escapes, and is assigned a man named John Parker to be her personal bodyguard.  He is the most…

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