#BookReview ~ “The King’s Sisters” by Sarah Kennedy

Summary: It is now 1542 and another queen, Catherine Howard, has been beheaded for adultery. Although young Prince Edward is thriving, and the line of Tudor succession seems secure, the king falls into a deep melancholy and questions the faith and loyalty of those around him. Catherine has found herself in a unique position asContinue reading “#BookReview ~ “The King’s Sisters” by Sarah Kennedy”

#BookReview: “City of Ladies” by Sarah Kennedy

Summary: It’s midwinter in 1539, and former nun, Catherine Havens Overton, has just given birth to her second child, a daughter. The convent in which she was raised is now part of her husband’s lands, lands that once belonged to Catherine’s family. With a son, Robert, and her new daughter, Veronica, her life as theContinue reading “#BookReview: “City of Ladies” by Sarah Kennedy”

#Interview & #Giveaway ~ Author, Sarah Kennedy

Photo Credit Rachel Fowler at RFD Photography  COMMENT BELOW TO WIN A COPY OF HER FIRST NOVEL, THE ALTERPIECE (US ONLY) Q:  When did you realize you were a novelist?  A:  The realization crept up on me gradually.  I used to consider myself a poet only, but when I got to my third book, theContinue reading “#Interview & #Giveaway ~ Author, Sarah Kennedy”

#BookReview: “The Altarpiece” by Sarah Kennedy

Summary: It is 1535, and in the tumultuous years of King Henry VIII’s break from Rome, the religious houses of England are being seized by force. Twenty-year-old Catherine Havens is a foundling and the adopted daughter of the prioress of the Priory of Mount Grace in a small Yorkshire village. Catherine, like her adoptive mother,Continue reading “#BookReview: “The Altarpiece” by Sarah Kennedy”