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Author: Robin Maxwell Narrator: Suzan Crowley Publisher: Brilliance Audio Audio Length: Release Date: December 2012 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781469204239

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When her father is assigned the task of spying on the French Court, the charming and sweetly innocent Anne Boleyn is delighted by the thought of a new adventure. And she is not to be disappointed, for her beautiful sister, Mary, has been handed a mission: to let herself be seduced by the King of France in order to uncover his secrets. Mesmerized by the thrilling passion, intrigue, and betrayal that unfolds, Anne discovers the power of being a woman who catches the eye of a powerful king. And, as she grows into a beautiful young woman, she undergoes her own sexual awakening, each daring exploit taking her one step closer to the life that is her destiny.

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  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " This covers the years in Anne Boleyn's life that she spent in France...an interesting take on the debaucheries of the French court and of the coldheartedness of Thomas Boleyn as he used both Mary and Anne. "

    - Pamela, 2/10/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I really loved this book. It was different then others I'd read about Anne, though, that either lept from the time she was about 15 till her execution or just focused on her relationship with Henry. Even though this is fiction I think it gives new ideas to Anne and makes us wonder what happened in her childhood that caused her to turn out the way she did, both the good and the bad. It's a book that made me think. "

    - Meghan, 2/5/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " A coworker lent this book to me, & I'm glad that she did. It's a pretty fast read, & it gives a different perspective on Anne Boleyn. It tells the story - fiction, but somewhat based on truth, I'm sure - of her childhood & how she became opinionated, etc. "

    - Claire, 2/2/2014
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Really interesting look at the much reviled Anne Boleyn's early life. Lots of juicey bits about life in the French court ;) Also a great analysis of the role of women and the options available to them during the time period. Book includes an interview w/ the author and questions for discussion. "

    - becky, 1/26/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I love this period in history and all things Tudor but am very glad that I didn't live then. Most likely I would have probably been burned for heresy or for just having a big mouth. Anyway this book dealt with a less known time of Anne's life, pre- Henry, and her life at the court of the King of France. Oh, the debauchery! And yet she managed to save her deflowering for Henry altho her sister "the other Boleyn girl" wasn't so lucky. "

    - Deena, 1/25/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Great, but I love stories about Mary rather than Anne. "

    - Devin, 1/25/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Great book about Mary and Anne Boleyn's 8 yrs. at the French court under King Francois. It was raunchy, naughty, racy. It told of how Thomas Boleyn used his daughters to further advance himself in Henry VIII's court. Mary became the French court's whore, while Anne was ordered to spy on the king and report back to her father. The book ends when Anne returns to England and I assume that's where Maxwell's other Anne Boleyn book picks up. Really liked her writing style. "

    - Margie, 1/20/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Enjoying this book. Has an interesting POV on the Tudor court and relationships within it. "

    - Lisa, 1/18/2014
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE This book!!!!! "

    - Trinity, 1/18/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Not exactly heavy literature, but a fun summer historical novel. Easy to read. :) "

    - Mercedes, 1/8/2014
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Young Anne Boleyn and her journey in the French court. History with a touch of spice and gossip. I love this book and that is huge coming from someone that never reads Historical novels. "

    - Ruthy, 1/1/2014
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Not as good as the Phillipa Gregory books on the Boleyns but still quite enjoyable!! "

    - Rmeyfe, 12/29/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " This story of Anne Boleyn is a good one, that talks more about her life before she was out in the English court. It talks about what happened when she was in the French court and how she learned things that would help her in her life to become Queen of England. "

    - Amii, 12/22/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " LOVED this book! love anything to do with Elizabethan England and this was very good. I've read a couple of books about Ann Boleyn and this was great. "

    - Emily, 12/6/2013
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " I enjoyed this book about the early years of Anne Boleyn's life and her education in the court of France... "

    - Tiffany, 11/20/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I liked this much better than the 'Diary' book by this author. "

    - Meredith, 11/5/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " quite entertaining...not something i would read numerous times, but a good read all the same. "

    - Aranel, 9/8/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " Not exactly historically accurate but still entertaining! "

    - Maria, 7/22/2013
  • Overall Performance: 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " a different take on anne boleyn but an amazing story "

    - Julia, 6/23/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Very entertaining historical novel although way to crude for my taste. I think it could have been presented in a less tasteless way. "

    - Kitty, 4/16/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I like it it made me think about my history lessons so long ago; it gives a personal insight to Anne Boleyn "

    - Nelita, 4/7/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " Interesting story about Anne Boleyn's time in the French court and before she became one of the infamous wives of Henry VIII. "

    - Michele, 4/6/2013
  • Overall Performance: 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " A quick read, but the historical inaccuracies abound. "

    - Diana, 3/17/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " This is another book I'm having trouble finishing, mostly due to the attitudes of the characters abotu conventions at the time and, if I recall, skews in the timeline. "

    - Lauren, 3/10/2013
  • Overall Performance: 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5

    " this novel painting anne b. as a saint....interestingly different from other accounts i have read. "

    - Christina, 2/3/2013
  • Overall Performance: 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " historical fiction of Anne's life up until she caught Henry VIII's eye. "

    - Marti, 1/23/2013

About the Author

Robin Maxwell is the acclaimed author of several books, including The Wild Irish, The Secret Diary of Anne Boleyn, The Queen’s Bastard, and Jane.

About the Narrator

Suzan Crowley, a British/American actress and producer and an AudioFile Earphones Award-winning narrator. She has worked in repertory theater all over the British Isles and acted extensively on-screen as well, including roles in ITV’s series PD James’ Devices & Desires, the BBC series Back Up, and the feature film The Devil Inside. With her husband Anthony Armatrading, she produced the award-winning independent feature film Wild about Harry.