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Elizabeth of Lancaster
Sister. Wife. Traitor.

One betrayal is all it takes to change history…

June, 1380: Elizabeth Plantagenet – seventeen years old, spoilt, headstrong, fun-loving and intelligent — is about to be married. The Earl of Pembroke is an advantageous choice for all concerned, except Elizabeth, as the Earl is only eight years old.

June, 1386: Scandalously pregnant by Sir John Holland, Duke of Exeter, whilst still married to the Earl, Elizabeth is hastily married again. As half-brother to King Richard II, Sir John is a man known to all for both his charm and self-interested scheming.

Soon Elizabeth is drawn into the heart of a dangerous rebellion with her brother, King Henry IV, on one side, and her husband on the other. As tensions become a matter of life or death, Elizabeth is presented with an impossible choice of where to give her loyalty…

“One of the best writers around... she outdoes even Philippa Gregory.” — The Sun

“Extremely compelling historical fiction.” — Cosmopolitan

“…packed with powerful emotions and tumultuous unfolding of an affair that changed the course of royal history, this is a novel in which to enjoy the past in all it rich colour and dramatic detail…” — Lancashire Evening Post

“Anne O'Brien has joined the exclusive club of excellent historical novelists.” — Sunday Express

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2015
1 January
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
576
Pages
PUBLISHER
Mira
SELLER
HarperCollins Australia Pty Limited
SIZE
7.3
MB

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