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“Has she lost her baby?”
My question hung in the air, unanswered.
The three Spanish midwives, brought from Legrogno especially to attend Queen Catherine at this, her tenth delivery, did not meet my steady gaze but looked down at the thick carpet at their feet. The queen’s closest friend and principal lady in waiting, Maria de Salinas, her expression somber and her shoulders rounded in defeat, stood loyally beside her mistress’s bed but said nothing. The surgeons who had been summoned by King Henry to attend the queen were nowhere
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THE FAVORED QUEEN by Carolly EricksonKirkus Book ReviewsRead the Kirkus Review of THE FAVORED QUEEN . Another "historical entertainment" from Erickson, in which the third wife of Henry VIII has her say.- Kirkus Reviews
Among CAROLLY ERICKSON's twenty-eight critically acclaimed, prize-winning, bestselling books are biographies, histories and the recent series of fictional historical entertainments. Her range is wide, her audience worldwide. She lives in Hawaii.