When Anne Boleyn is thrown into the world of the court, her aim is to survive with her reputation in tact. But when the eye of first a nobleman, and then King Henry himself falls upon her, her beauty will only get her so far. If Anne wants to succeed in the vicious game of court politics, she must use all of her wit and cunning, and she cannot risk falling in love with a man she cannot predict.
When beautiful Amy Lyon leaves her family home in the country to make a success of herself, she could never have predicted the path her life would take. Thrust into the seedy London world of prostitution, forced to change her name, abandoned and abused, until fate deals her a kindness.