The comical, fantastical, romantical, (not) entirely true story of Lady Jane Grey. In My Lady Jane, coauthors Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows have created a one-of-a-kind fantasy in the tradition of The Princess Bride, featuring a reluctant king, an even more reluctant queen, a noble steed, and only a passing resemblance to actual history—because sometimes history needs a little help.
At sixteen, Lady Jane Grey
is about to be married off to a stranger and caught up in a conspiracy
to rob her cousin, King Edward, of his throne. But those trifling
problems aren’t for Jane to worry about. Jane is about to become the
Queen of England.
what this story is all about! It's clever. Funny. Smart. Hilarious at
times. Intriguing all the time. The story of Lady Jane Grey, the Nine
Day Queen, is told from the three different, rich viewpoints, thanks to
three great writers. So many awesome quotes. Here's one that made me
laugh out loud (I was listening to the audio book which made my laughter
even more startling) and caused my children to look askance at me:
"Your mother was a hamster and your father reeked of elder berries!"