I set upon this historical fiction read expecting what i have read in. So when i found out that sandra byrd author of the wonderful french twist serieshad written a book about anne, i knew i had to read it. A lifelong lover of victorian gothic romances, sandras new series, daughters of hampshire, weaves elements of that mystical, traditional genre with inspirational and literary threads. But meg commands her own interest and respect in the tudor world of triumph and tragedy.
You cannot receive a refund if you have placed a shippingpasseligible order. Sandra byrds twisting plot and vibrant characters weave a rich and satisfying story that absorbs the mind and captivates the heart. Meg wyatt has been anne boleyns closest friend since they grew up together on neighboring manors in kent. She concentrates her practice on litigation, with an emphasis on professional liability, medical liability and civil rights claims. Sandra byrd books list of books by author sandra byrd. Jun 20, 2017 a board dedicated to images related to the novel. Most readers of tudor historicals think they know queen anne boleyn.
It is the story of anne boleyn told through the eyes of her friend and confidante, meg wyatt but meg is much more than just a narrator. Johnwho grows in both character and faith, sandra byrd s the secret keeper kept me completely engrossed in the tumultuous court of henry viii. Sandra byrd is the rare writer whose evocative, atmospheric prose grabs hold and doesnt let go, delivering a complex, intelligent novel in lady of a thousand treasures, infused with romance and faith. The novel begins with two naive young women dreaming of when they will be informed of a marriage that is beneficial and agreeable to their families. Sandra s delighted to kick off her new historical romance series with tyndale house publishers, victorian ladies, with lady of a thousand treasures. A novel of anne boleyn was the only tudor comfort i allowed myself on a recent family vacation and boy am i glad i took this treasure along. The secret keeper sandra byrd 9781439183144 netgalley. Join facebook to connect with sandra byrd and others you may know. When anne boleyns star begins to ascend, of course she takes her best friend meg wyatt along for the ride. Like philippa gregory and alison weir, sandra byrd has attracted countless fans for evoking the complexity, grandeur, and brutality of the tudor period.
Sandras new series launches in october 2018 with the lead title, lady of a thousand treasures. The second book, bride of a distant isle, has been selected by romantic times as a top pick. Bestselling author sandra byrd has published fifty books over her editing and writing career. This is a work of historical fiction during the reign of anne boleyn from the point of view of meg wyatt. Dreamjump inplotcreatework hardenjoyget feedbackstep uprevisewin. Sandra byrd takes readers back to the court of henry the eighth in a novel that imagines the life of anne boleyns best. From a contemporary rom com series to an indepth historical tudor novel seems like quite a stretch for many a writer but sandra byrd manages it with delightful ease. See more ideas about anne boleyn, tudor history and tudor dynasty.
The characterizations and dialogue were welldone, having a realistic feel and never contrived. Sandra byrd takes readers back to the court of henry the eighth in a novel that imagines the life of anne boleyns best friend, a young woman whose fortunes depend on the queens. I will quickly note that in my book i have switched the names of the wyatt daughters so that the eldest is named annealice and the younger margaretmeg so that the story could be told without two annes to confuse the reader. Bride of a distant isle is an enthralling novel filled with mystery, intrigue, and a compelling romance. A novel of anne boleyn ebook written by sandra byrd.
Meg wyatt has been anne boleyns closest friend ever since they grew up together on neighboring. Her traditionally published books include titles by howard books, a division of simon and schuster, tyndale house publishers, waterbrook press, an imprint of penguin random house, and bethany house publishers. Annes lifelong friend meg wyatt tells the tale of annes rise from ladyinwaiting to the arms of king henry viii and the throne of england until her tragic fall. If you love stories of anne boelyn, henry viii, tudor england, the protestant reformation, or even queen elizabeth, you dont want to miss this book. View phone numbers, addresses, public records, background check reports and possible arrest records for sandra byrd. Rich in historical detail, full of intrigue, and starring a memorable heroinejuliana st. The narration is provided by annes truest friend, meg wyatt. Readers will be drawn to the events, beautifully depicted, but also to the emotions, skillfully conveyed. Since childhood, meg wyatt has been pledged forever as the best friend to anne boleyn. Daughters of hampshire series, volumes by sandra byrd. Readers will be drawn to the events, beautifully depicted, but also to. With this brilliant foray into historical fiction, christy award finalist sandra byrd delivers a fresh look at anne boleyn through the eyes of her lifelong friend meg wyatt. A novel of anne boleyn ladies in waiting book 1 ebook.
Her traditionally published books include titles by howard books, a division of simon and schuster, tyndale house publishers, waterbrook press, an imprint of penguin random house, and bethany house. Sandra byrds first series of historically sound gothic romances launched with the bestselling mist of midnight, which earned a coveted editors choice award from the historical novel society. Her traditionally published books include titles by. And sandra byrd has done an admirable job of telling anne boleyns story from the viewpoint of her lifelong friend, meg wyatt. Discover more authors youll love listening to on audible. Sandra byrd takes readers back to the court of henry the eighth in a novel that imagines the life of anne boleyns best friend, a young woman whose fortunes. But favor is fickle and envy is often laced with venom. Sandra byrd is 74 years old and was born on 11201945.
A novel of kateryn parr was named a library journal best books pick for 2012. As anne finds favor with henry viii, meg basks in the glow of annes glory. Historical fiction is a departure for byrd, but it fits her like a hand in a glove. I do hope to add a wedding novella to that series, and am seriously toying around with the idea of more foodie fiction. Sandra byrd author, writer, content creator and strategist. A novel of anne boleyn by sandra byrd 2011, paperback at the best online prices at ebay.
I felt a part of the times, thanks to the authors skillful storytelling, vivid. In this novel sandra byrd shows us the deep friendship and unwavering loyalty of anne boleyn and meg wyatt. Like philippa gregory and alison weir, sandra byrd has attracted countless fans for evoking the complexity, grandeur, and brutality. Sandra byrd lea, 74 torrance, ca background report at. Sometimes sandra goes by various nicknames including sandra lea byrd, sandra stanley, sandra l spore, sandra george and sandra l byrd. Whitepages people search is the most trusted directory. Sandra byrd books list of books by author sandra byrd thriftbooks. Life in the court of henry viii is thrilling at first, but as annes favor rises and falls, so does megs. View sandra byrds profile on linkedin, the worlds largest professional community. Join facebook to connect with saundra byrd and others you may know. The main characters have to choose between following their heart or what god is calling them to do. Sandra byrd s first series of historically sound gothic romances launched with the bestselling mist of midnight, which earned a coveted editors choice award from the historical novel society. See the complete profile on linkedin and discover sandras. She lives near seattle, washington, with her husband and two children.
The secret keeper book by sandra byrd official publisher. A novel of anne boleyn ladies in waiting book 1 kindle edition by byrd, sandra. Please read more about the book here and then comment on this page to enter the drawing. A novel of anne boleyn a new tale about anne boleyn from the point of view of her best friend, meg wyatt. Bestselling author sandra byrd has published more than fifty books over her editing and writing career. Life in the court of henry viii is thrilling at first, but as anne. Browse sandra byrds bestselling audiobooks and newest titles. Sandra byrd phone, address, background info whitepages. You are eligible for a full refund if no shippingpasseligible orders have been placed. When annes star begins to ascend, of course she takes her best friend meg along for the ride. After earning her first rejection at the age of thirteen, bestselling author sandra byrd has now published fifty books.776 31 212 1071 1325 1444 1287 408 1334 1460 26 304 473 1438 155 482 958 1 243 1025 1320 1523 437 866 949 1120 1441 177 728 1485 1465 180 720 1231 388 750 178 452 913 357