Heathen Queen

A gender-bent, alternate history 're-telling' inspired by Henry VIII & his six wives.

"Henrietta Blackwell is a 16th Century English Queen born to only do what women of her time were intended - to marry. And marry well. But in the darkest corners and behind the thickest curtains of court society, Henrietta works to become much more than a pawn. She plans to become an avenging angel.

Everyone gossips about how and why she takes so many husbands. One after the next, either disgracing and tossing them out or executing them. More often that not, in the grimmest, bloodiest ways possible. Unknown to prying eyes, these men are not just noble queen consorts. Hidden beneath their finery and etiquette, their souls are as rotten and blackened as their past crimes.

And it is Henrietta's job to protect her people the only way she knows how: vengeance..."

** "And I Darken" contest entry **

The author has rated this movella as yellow, meaning it is inappropriate for users under the age of 13.
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