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The Virgin’s Lover

The Tudor Court, Book 7
Narrated by: Perdita Weeks
Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
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1558. After years of waiting, Princess Elizabeth accedes to the throne of England. For many, Elizabeth’s ascension is a glorious new dawn. Not so for Amy Dudley, whose ambitious husband, Sir Robert, is the acknowledged favourite of the new queen - a queen who must marry to secure her survival.   

But Robert Dudley has many powerful enemies. And although she is clearly besotted with him, the virgin queen will not risk her hold on the throne.  

Desire and ambition are unleashed at the court, and at her home Amy Dudley will face the ultimate betrayal.   

With an exclusive afterword written and read by Philippa Gregory, exploring the inspiration behind The Virgin’s Lover. 

©2005 Philippa Gregory (P)2018 HarperCollins Publishers

Critic Reviews

"A book to lose yourself in...a simmering mixture of intrigue, lust and betrayal at the court of Elizabeth I, it breathes new life into the suspected love affair between the young queen and Robert Dudley." (Daily Mail)

"An enjoyable read, and Gregory’s energetic writing carries one along." (Sunday Telegraph

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  • Stu Young
  • 16-02-2019

Enthralling 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Wow what a wonderful and refreshing view of the love affair of Elizabeth I and her favourite Lord Dudley

Brilliantly performed and narrated a real delight from start to finish

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  • Catriona Ferris
  • 15-11-2018

In some parts it's slow but ending is very good

This is a book written from a number of sides and some of the "chick lit" are not great as an audible title but highly surprising end and the few minutes at the end with Philippa Gregory worth their weight in gold.

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