Aug 29, 2012

Secrets of the Tudor Court: The Pleasure Palace by Kate Emerson

And now for something completely different (for me, that is). I've started the first of five historical novels in the Secrets of the Tudor Court series by Kate Emerson.

The latest in the series has recently been published, but I'm starting with the first book. Half way through The Pleasure Palace, I'm learning a lot about the courts of France, Spain, and England in the early 1500s. The novel seem well crafted, with interesting characters, plot, and the history of the Tudor period. And romance. Did I forget to include romance? In other words, I'm enjoying it so far, but I probably won't read the books all at once. Maybe I'll finish them by the end of the year!!

Title: The Pleasure Palace by Kate Emerson
Published Feb. 3, 2009; Pocket
Source: publisher


  1. Sounds like a great series, I love reading about the Tudor period. What I have read is mostly Phillipa Gregory.

  2. This does sound like an excellent series, one worth making time for.

  3. I have more that a touch of Tudormania, so this series sounds excellent to me! I hope that you love them all!

  4. Thank you for the good review. Another to add to my TBR list.


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