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The phantom tree

by Cornick, Nicola,

Format: Print Book 2018
Availability: Available at 10 Libraries 10 of 12 copies
Available (10)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - East Liberty Fiction Collection FICTION Cornick
Location  CLP - East Liberty
Collection  Fiction Collection
Call Number  FICTION Cornick
CLP - Squirrel Hill Fiction Collection FICTION Cornick
Location  CLP - Squirrel Hill
Collection  Fiction Collection
Call Number  FICTION Cornick
Carnegie Library of McKeesport Fiction F COR
Location  Carnegie Library of McKeesport
Collection  Fiction
Call Number  F COR
Monroeville Public Library Fiction CORNICK NICOLA
Location  Monroeville Public Library
Collection  Fiction
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Fiction CORNICK Nicola
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  Fiction
Call Number  CORNICK Nicola
Northern Tier Regional Library Fiction FIC CORNI
Location  Northern Tier Regional Library
Collection  Fiction
Call Number  FIC CORNI
Shaler North Hills Library Fiction CORNICK pbk
Location  Shaler North Hills Library
Collection  Fiction
Call Number  CORNICK pbk
South Park Library Fiction F CORNICK
Location  South Park Library
Collection  Fiction
Call Number  F CORNICK
Springdale Free Public Library Fiction AF CORN
Location  Springdale Free Public Library
Collection  Fiction
Call Number  AF CORN
Western Allegheny Community Library Fiction Historical F CORNICK
Location  Western Allegheny Community Library
Collection  Fiction Historical
Call Number  F CORNICK
Unavailable (2)
Location Collection Status
CLP - Carrick Fiction Collection LOST AND PAID
Location  CLP - Carrick
Collection  Fiction Collection
CLP - Woods Run Fiction Collection MISSING
Location  CLP - Woods Run
Collection  Fiction Collection
Browsing an antiques shop in Wiltshire, Alison Bannister stumbles across a delicate old portrait--identified as the doomed Tudor queen, Anne Boleyn. Except Alison knows better. The subject is Mary Seymour, the daughter of Katherine Parr, who was taken to Wolf Hall in 1557 and presumed dead after going missing as a child. And Alison knows this because she, too, lived at Wolf Hall and knew Mary...more than four hundred years ago.

The painting of Mary is more than just a beautiful object for Alison--it holds the key to her past life, the unlocking of the mystery surrounding Mary's disappearance and how Alison can get back to her own time. To when she and Mary were childhood enemies yet shared a pact that now, finally, must be fulfilled, no matter the cost.

Bestselling author of House of Shadows Nicola Cornick offers a provocative alternate history of rivals, secrets and danger, set in a time when a woman's destiny was determined by the politics of men and luck of birth. A spellbinding tale for fans of Kate Morton, Philippa Gregory and Barbara Erskine.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Alison Bannister is not whom she appears to be, and the secrets she has been keeping are about to come undone. She appears to be a woman of the twenty-first century, but she really is from the Tudor Era, and raised alongside Mary Seymour, daughter of Katherine Parr, the last wife of King Henry VIII, when they both became orphans. When she comes across a painting of Mary in a small shop in England, her present-day life starts to unravel. The shop claims that a well-known historian has identified this portrait as a previously unknown image of Anne Boleyn, but Alison knows this isn't true. The historian turns out to be a former boyfriend of Alison's, and he begins to ask uncomfortable questions about how Alison knows so much about this portrait. The story of her life in Tudor times is gradually revealed, including her search for her son and the agreement she had with Mary Boleyn. This story contains many similarities to the popular Outlander series, including a small group of people who can time travel, but is primarily a romance novel. The descriptions and characters are nicely written, and the story itself would be nice to read on a leisurely vacation, but not as intense as the Outlander series.--Rebecca Gerber Copyright 2018 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Portraits -- Fiction.
Families -- Fiction.
Family secrets -- Fiction.
Time travel -- Fiction.
Alternative histories (Fiction) -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- Tudors, 1485-1603 -- Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Publisher Toronto, Ontario, Canada :2018
Language English
Description 375 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN 9781525805998
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