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Joanna Stafford, a Dominican nun, learns that her favorite cousin has been condemned by Henry VIII to be burned at the stake. Defying the rule of enclosure, Joanna leaves the priory to stand at her cousin’s side. Arrested for interfering with the king’s justice, Joanna, along with her father, is sent to the Tower of London.While Joanna is in the Tower, the ruthless Bishop of Winchester forces her to spy for him: to save her father’s life she must find an ancient relic—a crown so powerful, it may possess the ability to end the Reformation.With Cromwell’s troops threatening to shutter her priory, bright and bold Joanna must decide who she can trust so that she may save herself, her family, and her sacred way of life. This provocative story set in Tudor England melds heart-stopping suspense with historical detail and brings to life the poignant dramas of women and men at a fascinating and critical moment in England’s past.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library BILYEAU (Nancy) - Joanna Stafford BK 01 (Text) 37814003343226 FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 04/12/2021 Checked out 05/11/2021
Hood River County Library FIC BILYEAU (Text) 33892005585618 Adult Fiction Book None 01/19/2012 In transit -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781451626858
  • ISBN: 1451626851
  • ISBN: 9781451626865
  • ISBN: 145162686X
  • Physical Description: 409 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.

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Joanna Stafford, a Dominican nun, learns that her favorite cousin has been condemned by Henry VIII to be burned at the stake. Defying the rule of enclosure, Joanna leaves the priory to stand at her cousin’s side. Arrested for interfering with the king’s justice, Joanna, along with her father, is sent to the Tower of London.While Joanna is in the Tower, the ruthless Bishop of Winchester forces her to spy for him: to save her father’s life she must find an ancient relic—a crown so powerful, it may possess the ability to end the Reformation.With Cromwell’s troops threatening to shutter her priory, bright and bold Joanna must decide who she can trust so that she may save herself, her family, and her sacred way of life. This provocative story set in Tudor England melds heart-stopping suspense with historical detail and brings to life the poignant dramas of women and men at a fascinating and critical moment in England’s past.
Subject: Nuns > Fiction.
Imprisonment > Fiction.
Relics > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > Tudors, 1485-1603 > Fiction.
Genre: Thrillers (Fiction)
Historical fiction.

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