"In the Shadow of
the King" by Deborah O'Toole
Fictional account of the dramatic life of Sir Francis
Bryan, confidant to King Henry VIII.
Coming in 2018!
Sir Francis Bryan was a knight bannerette, chevalier,
diplomat, poet and translator, Lord of the Tor Bryan, chief
gentleman of the privy chamber, Lord Chief Justice of Ireland (1549)
and a gifted sportsman. During his time in Henry VIII's court, Bryan
was nicknamed the "Vicar of Hell" due to his apparent lack of
scruples and legendary sexual exploits.
In the Shadow of the King brings to
life the story of Sir Francis Bryan, as told by one of his
descendants in the twenty-first century.
Click here to read
a sample from
In the Shadow of the King.
"In the Shadow of the King" Information
ESTIMATED COMPLETION: Christmas 2018.
Storyline, estimated completion date and book cover art may be
subject to change. Check back for updates.
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Shadow of the King" promo flyer (PDF).
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