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From Sunday Times bestseller Anne O’Brien . . .

To those around her she was a loyal subject.

In her heart she was a traitor.

1399: England’s crown is under threat. King Richard II holds onto his power by an ever-weakening thread, with exiled Henry of Lancaster back to reclaim his place on the throne.

For Elizabeth Mortimer, there is only one rightful King – her eight-year-old nephew, Edmund. Only he can guarantee her fortunes, and protect her family’s rule over the precious Northern lands bordering Scotland.

But many, including Elizabeth’s husband, do not want another child-King. Elizabeth must hide her true ambitions in Court, and go against her husband’s wishes to help build a rebel army.

To question her loyalty to the King places Elizabeth in the shadow of the axe.

To concede would curdle her Plantagenet blood.

This is one woman’s quest to turn history on its head.

‘O’Brien is now approaching Philippa Gregory status’ Reader’s Digest

‘O’Brien is a terrific storyteller’ Daily Telegraph

‘O’Brien cleverly intertwines the personal and political’ The Times

Praise for Queen of the North:

‘Once more Anne O’Brien takes her readers on an emotional rollercoaster ride…Elizabeth Mortimer’s story joins the growing list of female lives Anne has gloriously rescued from history’s recycling skip’ Joanna Hickson

‘Enthralling … with masterful skill Anne O'Brien takes the reader on an action packed journey back to the tumultuous and uncertain days of the fifteenth century. A medieval masterpiece’ Nicola Tallis

‘With Anne O’Brien’s trademark attention to period detail, it’s a fascinating read’ Woman’s Weekly

‘Imaginative, rich in detail and immaculately researched’ Lancashire Post

Reviews

Praise for Queen of the North:

‘Once more Anne O’Brien takes her readers on an emotional rollercoaster ride through the lives of people that history has largely reduced to entries on a medieval family tree. In this gripping novel Elizabeth Mortimer’s story joins the growing list of female lives Anne has gloriously rescued from history’s recycling skip’ Joanna Hickson

‘Enthralling … with masterful skill Anne O'Brien takes the reader on an action packed journey back to the tumultuous and uncertain days of the fifteenth century. O'Brien's beautifully crafted narrative is full of wonderful details and dangerous intrigues that draw the reader into the dangerous world of Elizabeth Mortimer. A medieval masterpiece.’ Nicola Tallis

‘With Anne O’Brien’s trademark attention to period detail, it’s a fascinating read’ Woman’s Weekly

‘Imaginative, rich in detail and immaculately researched’ Lancashire Post

Praise for Anne O’Brien

‘O’Brien cleverly intertwines the personal and political in this enjoyable, gripping tale’
The Times

‘A cracking historical novel.’
Good Housekeeping

‘O’Brien is a terrific storyteller’
Daily Telegraph

‘A gripping story of love, heartache and political intrigue.’
Woman & Home

‘Packed with drama, danger, romance and history, The Queen’s Choice is the perfect reading choice for the long winter nights.’
The Press Association

‘A gripping historical drama.’
Bella

GENRE
Romans et littérature
SORTIE
2018
31 mai
LANGUE
EN
Anglais
LONGUEUR
480
Pages
ÉDITEUR
HQ
TAILLE
2
Mo

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