cover of Alison Weir's new Anne Boleyn novel

Here's the cover to Alison Weir's new novel on Anne Boleyn, which I spoke about in the last post.


 This is the UK cover, I don't see one for the US yet.  

UK Release Date:  October 1, 2009

US Release Date:  December 29, 2009

The imprisonment and execution of Queen Anne Boleyn, Henry VIII's second wife, in May 1536 was unprecedented in English history. It was sensational in its day, and has exerted endless fascination over the minds of historians, novelists, dramatists, poets, artists and film-makers ever since. Anne was imprisoned in the Tower of London on 2 May 1536, and tried and found guilty of high treason on 15 May. Her supposed crimes included adultery with five men, one her own brother, and plotting the King's death. She was executed on 19 May 1536. Mystery surrounds the circumstances leading up to her arrest. Was it Henry VIII who, estranged from Anne, instructed Master Secretary Thomas Cromwell to fabricate evidence to get rid of her so that he could marry Jane Seymour? Or did Cromwell, for reasons of his own, construct a case against Anne and her faction, and then present compelling evidence before the King? Following the coronation of her daughter Elizabeth I in 1558, Anne was venerated as a heroine of the English Reformation. Over the centuries, her dramatic story has inspired many artistic and cultural works and has remained ever - vivid in England's popular memory. Never before has there been a book devoted entirely to Anne Boleyn's fall. Alison Weir has, through impeccable research, written a superbly detailed and immensely thrilling account of the last days of one of the most influential and important figures in English history.



  1. Oh, this will be delicious! Can't wait.

  2. Sounds like a good one Amy. You know... I always want to know... WHAT happened. So many different portrayals of Anne B. I read The Secret Diary of Anne B by R. Maxwell. It was pretty good.

  3. It's a long time to December. WHine.

  4. Will be sure to grab this one! I just can't resist anything Tudor, althoug I know the story....and anything Alison Weir too!

  5. Thx for this, I have added to the cover to my old Waiting on Wednesday post :>)


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