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Summary

The Princess of Scotland is a short companion piece to Katheryn Howard: The Tainted Queen, the compelling fifth novel in the Six Tudor Queens series by best-selling author and historian Alison Weir.

The King would not approve of my falling in love.... My marriage was in his gift.

Brought up in the magnificent castles of Scotland under the storm of her parent's turbulent marriage, Margaret Douglas is well-acquainted with the changing whims of those who hold power. And when her father is exiled by King James V, Margaret is sent to England to seek refuge with her uncle King Henry VIII.

Margaret is an asset to Henry, who plans to use her eligible marriage status for his own advantage. But, surrounded by the excitement and indulgences of the English court, will Margaret be able to resist the temptations of a young admirer? As she well knows, keeping secrets from the King can be a dangerous game....

©2020 Alison Weir (P)2020 Headline Publishing Group Ltd

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Shame the narrator wasn't Scottish

A good story from the point of view of someone mentioned in other novels, yet overlooked.

The one bad thing I would say is the narrator should have been Scottish or could do a reasonable Scottish accent for Margaret and her father Archibald Douglas. It is unrealistic to have an English accent for someone born and raised in Scotland with Scottish family!!

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Disappointing

This covered Margaret's life until she was 27. Nothing about the remaining 36 years of her life. I didn't learn anything not already covered in the series. A disappointment.