Review for Kings and Queens by Terry Tyler


I thoroughly enjoyed reading Kings and Queens and highly recommend it. The whole idea was well thought out and executed by Tyler with it being a modern day story based on Henry VIII and his wives but with enough differences for it to still have individuality.

For someone like me who has a rather tenuous grip on historical facts there were enough links through the names used and the happenings in the politics of the modern day office to see the relationship between the two stories and I thought the progression through the events was beautifully handled. I wondered how Tyler was going to deal with the ‘dispatching’ given that beheading is no longer a favoured method of getting rid of unwanted wives and was delighted with the satisfying endings she came up with. It was strange that although you knew the story that this was based on and therefore what was going to happen Tyler still managed to throw in a few surprises which added to its originality.

My interest was also held throughout with the story being told from several different points of view. I liked Will very much and Hannah and Kate became my favourites as I rooted for them against the rather unpleasant though obviously charismatic Harry. I’m hoping Tyler already has plans for a sequel as I would definitely be interested in reading her take on the futures of some of these characters.

This review was originally posted on 22 May 2014.

I’m delighted to say there is indeed sequel to this book, Last Child, which is now available and I have reviewed it here.

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Terry Tyler can be found on Twitter @TerryTyler4

About Georgia Rose

Georgia Rose is a writer and the author of the romantic and suspenseful Grayson Trilogy books: A Single Step, Before the Dawn and Thicker than Water. A short story, The Joker, based on a favourite character from the series followed and is free to download from Amazon. Her fourth novel, Parallel Lies, a standalone, encompasses crime along with Georgia’s usual blending of genre. Following a long stint working in the law Georgia set up her own business providing administration services for other companies which she does to this day managing to entwine that work along with her writing. Georgia’s background in countryside living, riding, instructing and working with horses has provided the knowledge needed for some of her storylines; the others are a product of her passion for people watching and her overactive imagination! Her busy life is set in a tranquil part of rural Cambridgeshire in the UK where she lives with her much neglected husband and dog. Their son, currently at university, comes and goes and their daughter, having delighted them all for long enough, has eventually moved out, got married, and is discovering the joys of being all grown up and having a mortgage.
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