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
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.
Filled with dense, dark political and social intrigue, this is five-star historical fiction
If you read one Tudor tome this summer, make it this one. Fascinating and vividly drawn, the ending is heartbreaking
A top-notch literary thriller. Shots are fired, troths are plighted, sea voyages taken, escapes dared and mysteries solved
An eloquent novel, steeped in Tudor literary culture
Beautifully written, completely engrossing and a book that stays with you after the pages areclosed. Highly recommended
An enthralling, powerful tale
Arbella Stuart was a pawn, at the mercy of the powerful people around her. Hers is a sad and moving tale, and Fremantle tells it beautifully
Fremantle shows how dangerous it was being closely related to Elizabeth I. A cracking read
A gorgeously readable and oh so captivating slice of historical fiction. Haunting, emotional and thought-provoking, The Girl in the Glass Tower is a beautiful foray into the past
Read the first few pages of this riveting political thriller by Elizabeth Fremantle, set during the chaos of Elizabeth I's death.