The May Bride

The May Bride

I didn’t stand a chance: looking back over thirteen years, that’s what I see. In the very first instant, I was won over, and of course I was: I was fifteen and had been nowhere and done nothing, whereas Katherine was twenty-one and yellow-silk-clad and just married to the golden boy… Jane Seymour is a shy, dutiful fifteen-year-old when her eldest brother, Edward, brings his bride home to Wolf Hall.  Katherine Filliol is the perfect match for Edward, as well as being a breath of fresh air for the Seymour family, and Jane is captivated by the older girl. Over…

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About Suzannah

Launched in 1990 with her debut novel, Darker Days Than Usual, Suzannah Dunn wrote a further 5 critically acclaimed contemporary novels, and a short story collection, published by Flamingo, before writing her first historical novel, The Queen of Subtleties, which was published in 2004. She has since written a further three bestselling historical novels, The Sixth Wife, The Queen’s Sorrow and The Confession of Katherine Howard (a Richard & Judy pick in 2011). The May Bride is her new book….

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The May Bride – coming in paperback on February 12th

Posted on 2rd February 2015

The May BrideSuzannah Dunn’s latest novel, The May Bride, is published in paperback on February 12th. The May Bride is the story of two years at the Seymour family home, Wolf Hall, that changed Jane Seymour’s life for ever.

The paperback features a brand new cover style, and is available to pre-order now from all major booksellers.



Acclaim for The May Bride:

‘This delightful novel stands out from the mob . . . Dunn lights up one of history’s forgotten corners’

Kate Saunders, Saga

‘Dunn skilfully transports the reader to the oppressive atmosphere of Wolf Hall, seat of the Seymour family in Tudor England, and the heavy-handedness with which men treat their womenfolk’

The Lady

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