"Joan Vaux is nine years old when she first enters the Tower of London, after pleading to visit her mother, captive and imprisioned as the companion to a deposed and broken queen. Now, years later, she has returned to serve another queen, Henry VII's wife, Elizabeth of York. As her confidante, and the keeper of her secrets, it is not only the ravens and their sharp beaks that Joan must confront, as old rivalries whisper through the dark corridoors of the Tower ..."--Jacket flap.
Queens of the Tower ; 1
Household employees -- Fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
Queens -- Fiction.
Ravens -- Fiction.
Tower of London (London, England) -- Fiction.