1523. King Henry VIII is in desperate need of a male heir. Mistress Katherine Champernowne, a young maiden of noble blood, has been sent from France to the English court. Her mother believes she can produce a male heir for the English King. New to English politics, Katherine finds herself entangled in a war for the King's affections.
She is playing a dangerous game of courtly love, while all the time trying to hide her un-catholic background. Her task in place, she becomes friends with the competition, enemies with her family and in love with someone other than the King. When things get too heated, will she be able to survive a court where everyone is out to make a profit, no matter the cost?
A Twist. Although I use a lot of Tudor truths and background work, I also use false characters, intertwined with real people.