The King's Witch, Tracy Borman novel

The King's Witch

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The debut novel from Historic Royal Palaces Chief Curator, Tracy Borman, who has written bestselling non-fiction, The Private Lives of the Tudors and Uncovering the Secrets of Britain's Greatest Dynasty.

In Hampshire Francis Gorges had learned to use the flowers and herbs to become a much loved healer and after aiding an ailing Queen Elizabeth, longs for the fields and woods of her parent's Hampshire estate. However, when the new puritan King James arrives from Scotland, she is forcibly taken to court by her ambitious uncle where she finds herself surrounded by mortal danger.

  • First in a powerful series featuring Frances Gorges.
  • 'Borman combines a mastery of historical detail with fast-pace and an accessible style.' - Independent on Sunday.
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The debut novel from Historic Royal Palaces Chief Curator, Tracy Borman, who has written bestselling non-fiction, The Private Lives of the Tudors and Uncovering the Secrets of Britain's Greatest Dynasty.

In Hampshire Francis Gorges had learned to use the flowers and herbs to become a much loved healer and after aiding an ailing Queen Elizabeth, longs for the fields and woods of her parent's Hampshire estate. However, when the new puritan King James arrives from Scotland, she is forcibly taken to court by her ambitious uncle where she finds herself surrounded by mortal danger.

  • First in a powerful series featuring Frances Gorges.
  • 'Borman combines a mastery of historical detail with fast-pace and an accessible style.' - Independent on Sunday.
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    • Whilst she helps to nurse to an ailing Queen Elizabeth, Frances Gorges longs for the fields and ancient woods of her parent's Hampshire estate where she learned to use the flowers and herbs to become a much-loved healer.


      When the new King arrives from Scotland he brings change, fear and suspicion - his court may be shockingly decadent but King James is a Puritan and he has already put to death many men for treason and women for witchcraft.

      When her ambitious uncle forcibly brings Frances to court she finds herself trapped in a new world of intrigue and betrayal and a ready target for higher members of the court. Surrounded by mortal danger, Frances can only find happiness with Princess Elizabeth, and Tom Wintour, the only courtier she can trust...or can she?

      • The debut novel from celebrated historian and Historic Royal Palaces Chief Curator, who has written bestselling non-fiction The Private Lives of the Tudors and Uncovering the Secrets of Britain's Greatest Dynasty.
      • First in a powerful series featuring Frances Gorges.
      • 'Borman combines a mastery of historical detail with fast-pace and an accessible style.' - Independent on Sunday.
      • Hardback
      • ISBN: 9781473662308
      • Publisher:
        Hodder & Stoughton
      • 448 pages

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