Elizabeth is excited to announce the release of two historical novels about Queen Catherine Howard (the fifth wife of King Henry VIII) by G. Lawrence. Shadow of Persephone is now available at Audible and elsewhere, and the second book, No More Time to Dance, is currently available for pre-order.

February 1542 – A young woman awaits her execution in the Tower of London, sent to death on the orders of her husband, Henry VIII.

Daughter of the nobility, cousin to a fallen Queen, Catherine Howard rose from the cluttered ranks of courtiers at the court of Henry VIII to become the King’s fifth wife. But hers is a tale that starts long before the crown was placed on her head. A tale of tragedy and challenges, predators and prey; the story of a young girl growing up in a perilous time, facing dangers untold.

The fifth wife of Henry VIII would end her life on the block, like her cousin Anne Boleyn…but where did her story begin?