On the 13th Day of Christmas…

On the thirteenth day of Christmas On the Tudor Trail gave to me… the chance to win a copy of ‘Queen Elizabeth’s Daughter’ by Anne Clinard Barnhill. Open to US residents only.

To be in the running to win ‘Queen Elizabeth’s Daughter’, leave a comment after this post.

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For your chance to win a copy of this book, you must be subscribed to On the Tudor Trail’s newsletter (if you are not already, sign up on our homepage where it says ‘Free Enewsletter Subscription’).

Then simply leave a comment after this post between now and 26 December 2014. Don’t forget to leave your name and a contact email. Please note that I have comment moderation activated and need to ‘approve’ comments before they appear. There is no need to submit your comment twice.

This giveaway is open to US residents only.

One winner will be randomly selected and contacted by email shortly after the competition closes. Please ensure you’ve added natalie@onthetudortrail.com to your address book to avoid missing my email.

Good luck!

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Book Description

Mistress Mary Shelton is Queen Elizabeth’s favorite ward, enjoying every privilege the position affords. The British queen loves Mary like a daughter, and, like any good mother, she wants her to make a powerful match. The most likely prospect: Edward de Vere, Earl of Oxford.  But while Oxford seems to be everything the queen admires: clever, polished and wealthy, Mary knows him to be lecherous, cruel, and full of treachery.  No matter how hard the queen tries to push her into his arms, Mary refuses.

Instead, Mary falls in love with a man who is completely unsuitable. Sir John Skydemore is a minor knight with little money, a widower with five children.  Worst of all, he’s a Catholic at a time when Catholic plots against Elizabeth are rampant in England. The queen forbids Mary to wed the man she loves. When the young woman, who is the queen’s own flesh and blood, defies her, the couple finds their very lives in danger as Elizabeth’s wrath knows no bounds.

Read a guest post by Anne Clinard Barnhill here.

Don’t forget to check back tomorrow for your chance to win a copy of ‘Katherine Howard: A New History’ by Conor Byrne.

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  1. Ashlee Payne says:

    Would love to know more about Mistress Mary Shelton! Looks like another great read!!

  2. Patricia Smith says:

    I would love to read this. Hope I win. Happy Holidays

  3. This looks amazing! Love this post and all the others on the site. Keep up the good work!

  4. Jennifer D. says:

    Looks like an interesting book, which I would love to have.

  5. This sounds like an interesting book!

  6. Tracey Lee says:

    Sounds like a great read. Looking forward to the opportunity to win this one. Thanks!

  7. Sounds very interesting! I’d love to add this to my collection.

  8. Linda Senne says:

    This one sounds exciting! Both Mary and Elizabeth then had fallen for unsuitable men. Could Elizabeth perhaps have been a bit put out that Mary could freely accept hers, but as Queen, she could not? Interesting!

  9. This looks like another great book! Thank you!

    shermie40 at yahoo dot com

  10. This looks interesting!

  11. Jamie Ramsey says:

    Would love to win!

  12. I’ve been so excited to read this book after loving Anne’s other novel. I’d be thrilled to win this novel!!

  13. Deanna Burt says:

    Sounds amazing!! Would love to read about Elizabeth!!

  14. TAMMY CUEVAS says:

    I wouldn’t want to be on the receiving end of the wrath of Elizabeth I!

  15. Looks interesting

  16. Cathleen Ketterer says:

    Another fascinating angle to view a great historical figure.

  17. Lila Bruacini says:

    Something I want to read!! Sounds interesting!!!

  18. Well. we always fall for the one we can not have now don’t we?

  19. Would love to read this!

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