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By Sarah Kennedy

it really is 1535, and within the tumultuous years of King Henry VIII's holiday from Rome, the non secular homes of britain are being seized by means of strength. Twenty-year-old Catherine Havens is a foundling and the followed daughter of the prioress of the Priory of Mount Grace in a small Yorkshire village. Catherine, like her adoptive mom, has a present for therapeutic, and she or he is largely sought and renowned for her wisdom. Catherine's hopes for a spot at courtroom were dashed via the king's divorce, and she or he has reluctantly taken the veil. while the priory's expensive altarpiece is going lacking, Catherine and her good friend Ann Smith locate themselves less than elevated suspicion. King Henry VIII's infantrymen haven't had their fill of destruction, and once they go back to Mount Grace to spoil the priory, Catherine needs to choose from the sacred calling of her previous and the fellow who might signify her country's future.

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