The Girl in the Glass Tower by Elizabeth Fremantle

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We are offering the chance to win 10 x copies of Elizabeth Fremantle’s riveting political thriller set during the chaos of Elizabeth I’s death, to be sent to your Reading Group.

Arbella Stuart is confined behind the towering windows of Hardwick Hall. Niece to Mary, Queen of Scots, and presumed successor to Elizabeth I, she is held here for her protection. But those in the crown’s shadow are never safe.

Fearing a fate she has no power to avoid, Arbella seeks a means of escape. Yet to do so she must trust in others – a young poet, an aristocrat, willing to risk everything to free her. Each knows that discovery will lead to accusations of treason.

A woman trapped in a man’s world, Arbella is about to learn that even the smallest choices we make may save – or destroy – us . . .

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