Hal had seen it coming. It was all a wicked plot. Lady Jane was being snared in a plot. Suddenly he found himself thinking of a spider’s web that he had seen up in the rafters when he had broken his leg. He remembered how the helpless fly was trapped in the fine silken threads. Was Lady Jane caught like that fly in a web woven by the cruelty of ambitious men and women?
Blending fictional and historical characters and events, Cook reveals 16th-century England as a time of great suffering for Christians. Her captivating account centers on Lady Jane Grey, the 9-day Queen of England who was caught in a network of intrigue and political ambition and the cruelties that characterized the reign of Mary Tudor.