The Girl in the Glass Tower

The Girl in the Glass Tower

Summary

Lost in history . . . losing her self. Uncover Tudor heroine Arbella Stuart's incredible story, reimagined by Elizabeth Fremantle in this tense, historical thriller.

Hardwick Hall, sixteenth-century England.
Formerly a beacon of wealth and power.
Now a gilded prison.

Hidden away, forgotten, one young woman seeks escape.

But to do so she must trust those on the outside.
Those who have their own motives...

Discovery means death. But what choice has any woman trapped in a man's world?

Imprisoned by circumstance, Arbella Stuart is an unwilling contender for the throne. In a world where women are silenced, what chance does she have to take control of her destiny?

Praise for The Girl in the Glass Tower:

'A top-notch literary thriller' Daily Telegraph

'Thrilling, clever and beautifully written' The Times, 'Books of the Year'

'Filled with dense, dark political and social intrigue' Daily Mail

'Shots are fired, troths are plighted, sea voyages taken, escapes dared and mysteries solved' Daily Telegraph

'Beautifully written, completely engrossing and a book that stays with you after the pages are closed' Historia

Reviews

  • Elizabeth Fremantle's The Girl in the Glass Tower is a stunning historical thriller set in the chaos leading up to the death of Elizabeth I.
    from publisher's description

About the author

E C Fremantle

Elizabeth Fremantle is the critically acclaimed author of four Tudor historical novels: Queen's Gambit, Sisters of Treason, Watch the Lady and The Girl in the Glass Tower. As E.C. Fremantle she has written two delicious historical thrillers: The Poison Bed and The Honey and the Sting. She lives in London.
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