Please join me every Friday to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Please remember to include the title of the book and the author’s name. Book Beginnings on Friday is every week by Rose City Reader.
The Last Tudor by Philippa Gregory
“I love my father because I know that he will never die. Neither will I. We are chosen by God and we walk in His ways, and we never swerve from them.”
Those words were spoken by the Lady Jane Grey before she was crowned Queen of England. The story is from the perspective of Jane Grey and her two sisters, Katherine and Mary. I knew of the tragic life of Jane; but, I am totally ignorant of the two sisters. I’m half way through it and I’m really enjoying it. It’s so sad that an entire family can be wiped out by a jealous queen (Mary and Elizabeth I).