The Murder in the Tower: The Story of Frances, Countess of Essex (Stuart Saga, Book 1)
by Jean Plaidy
US Release Date: July 13, 2010
SYNOPSIS: Frances Howard wanted Henry, Prince of Wales, from the moment she saw him on the day she married Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex. But Henry soon cloyed, and Frances began a dangerous liaison with Robert Carr, first favourite of James I, and the only man to satisfy her deep sensual needs…
The drama is played out against the background of the Court of James I.