A gripping tale of the Tudors, set in the shadow of the Tower of London. Following spectacular celebrations for the wedding of Arthur, Prince of Wales to Katherine of Aragon, Tudor England is plunged into mourning when the prince sickens and dies. With only ten-year-old Prince Henry left to inherit his throne, the court whispers with the sounds of conspiracy. Can young Henry secure the Tudor dynasty, or is the whole Tudor project itself now at stake?Joan Vaux, confidante to the Tudors, is pulled into the heart of the crisis, though her own life is in turmoil, and her future far from secure. Joan faces a terrible choice – be true to her heart and risk everything? Or play the dutiful servant and watch her dreams die. Everything is at stake, for Joan and for Henry’s Kingdom.