The Winter Crown (Eleanor of Aquitaine, #2)

The Winter Crown (Eleanor of Aquitaine, #2)It is the winter of 1154 and Eleanor, Queen of England, is biding her time While her husband King Henry II battles for land across the channel, Eleanor fulfils her duty as acting ruler and bearer of royal children But she wants to be than this if only Henry would let her Instead, Henry

The Autumn Throne (Eleanor of Aquitaine, #3)

The Autumn Throne (Eleanor of Aquitaine, #3)England, 1176 Imprisoned by her husband, King Henry II, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of England, refuses to let her powerful husband bully her into submission, even as he forces her away from her children and her birthright Freed only by Henry s death, Eleanor becomes dowager Queen of England But

A King's Ransom (Plantagenets #5)

A King's Ransom (Plantagenets #5)From the New York Times bestselling author of Lionheart comes the dramatic sequel, telling of the last dangerous years of Richard, Coeur de Lion s life This long anticipated sequel to the national bestseller Lionheart is a vivid and heart wrenching story of the last event filled years in the life

The Queen's Choice

The Queen's ChoiceFrance, 1399 The Duke of Brittany is dead and his widow, Joanna of Navarre, has inherited control of their land a testament to her intellect, integrity and political prowess Then comes an unprecedented proposal from Henry IV, King of England The price of becoming his Queen Abandoning her

The Scandalous Duchess

The Scandalous DuchessIf you will be a great man s mistress you must pay the price 1372, The Savoy Widow Lady Katherine Swynford presents herself for a role in the household of merciless royal prince John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, hoping to end her destitution But the Duke s scandalous proposition leaves her life

Eleanor of Castile

Eleanor of CastileEleanor of Castile, the remarkable woman behind England s greatest medieval king, Edward I, has been effectively airbrushed from history yet she had one of the most fascinating lives of any of England s queens Her childhood was spent in the centre of the Spanish reconquest and was dominated by her

The King's Sister

The King's Sister1382 Daughter of John of Gaunt, sister to the future King Henry IV, Elizabeth of Lancaster has learned the shrewd tricks of the court from England s most powerful men In a time of political turmoil, allegiance to family is everything A Plantagenet princess should never defy her father s wishes.

Margaret Pole: The Countess in the Tower

Margaret Pole: The Countess in the TowerOf the many executions ordered by Henry VIII, surely the most horrifying was that of sixty seven year old Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury, hacked to pieces on the scaffold by a blundering headsman From the start, Margaret s life had been marred by tragedy and violence her father, George, Duke

Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville: A True Romance

Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville: A True RomanceWhen the tall, athletic Edward of York seized the English throne in 1461, he could have chosen any bride he wanted With his dazzling looks and royal descent, the nineteen year old quickly got a reputation for womanising, with few able to resist his charm and promises For three years he had a