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A novel by the well-known HistoricalFiction writer PhilippaGregory. Published in 2006, it is a sequel to ''Literature/TheOtherBoleynGirl'', and is narrated by Queen Anne of Cleves, Queen Katherine Howard, and Jane Boleyn, Anne Boleyn's widowed sister-in-law. While not as explosively popular as its prequel, the novel has still enjoyed great success, and according to TheOtherWiki, is less historically controversial.
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!!This book has examples of:
* ADateWithRosiePalms: Combined with voyeurism on Jane's part; though it isn't physical, [[{{Squick}} she watches Katherine have sex with Thomas Culpepper]] in order to get her kicks.
* BerserkButton: What happens in Cleves when Anne bares so much as an inch more skin than she should.
* BrotherSisterIncest: Implied with Anne's brother William; he certainly has a complex about her sexuality. Averted to some degree in that Anne is revolted by his obsession and wants nothing more than to escape.
** Also with Anne and George Boleyn, though Jane admits [[IfICantHaveYou this was a lie she made up to slander them]] [[GreenEyedMonster out of jealousy]].
* TheCaligula: Henry VIII. And ''how''.
* CatchPhrase: For Katherine: "Now let me see, what do I have now?" Becomes a MadnessMantra as the story progresses.
* DeadpanSnarker: All of the main narrators have their moments, but the Duke of Norfolk probably gets the crown.
* GreenEyedMonster: Jane Boleyn. Dear ''God'', Jane Boleyn. To the point of having her husband and his sister beheaded on false evidence because he loved Anne more than her. And Jane's marriage with George was ''arranged''.
* HypocriticalHumour: Katherine, taking it upon herself to do a bit of SlutShaming despite the fact that she's been smuggling her lover into her dormitory too.
--> '''Katherine''' ([[TheImmodestOrgasm on hearing somebody in her dormitory having sex]]): Can't you be quiet? It's really shocking! It is offensive to a young maid such as me! It's shocking! It really shouldn't be allowed!
* MadonnaWhoreComplex: Anne's older brother, so very, very much. Katherine also hints at one on King Henry's part; he is rather shocked by the idea that his [[TheIngenue sweet youthful wife]] is happy to go on top when they have sex, [[DisposableSexWorker "like a Smithfield harlot"]].
* MyGirlIsNotASlut: Henry VIII. And ''how''. Also Anne's mother and brother, and Katherine's grandmother.
** Subverted when Katherine, having been told that meek virtue will please her uncle, decides to act suggestively in front of him anyway. [[{{Squick}} He likes it]] and decides she'll fit in at court just fine.
* OnlySaneMan: Arguably, Anne of Cleves. Everyone else at court is either playing the game, or just crazy.
* TooDumbToLive: That's right, Jane, just encourage Henry VIII's wife to have an affair. [[SarcasmMode What a fantastic idea!]]
* WhatDoesSheSeeInHim: A rather dark example concerning Katherine's attraction to Thomas Culpepper. [[JerkAss Aside from being a conceited, arrogant prick,]] he's also a rapist who committed murder when the woman's husband tried to stop him. The Duke of Norfolk and Jane Boleyn ponder this, and conclude that Katherine is a HormoneAddledTeenager who will screw AnythingThatMoves provided [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys he's hot enough]].
* WhatsHeGotThatIAintGot: Revoltingly deconstructed when it comes to Henry VIII. Despite being fat, ugly and old enough to be the father if not grandfather of the women he marries, his vanity is so extreme he genuinely believes they adore him. This ends badly for both Anne and Katherine when he finds out they don't.
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