The King's Sister (Paperback)
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England's Forgotten Queens

'The gripping tale of Elizabeth of Lancaster, sibling of Henry IV. Packed with love, loss and intrigue' - Sunday Express S Magazine

One betrayal is all it takes to change history

1382. 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. Yet headstrong Elizabeth refuses to bow to the fate of a strategic marriage. Rejecting her duty, Elizabeth weds the charming and ruthlessly ambitious Sir John Holland: Duke of Exeter, half-brother to King Richard II and the one man she has always wanted.

But defiance can come at a price.

1399. Elizabeth's brother Henry has seized the throne. Her husband, confidant to the usurped Richard, masterminds a secret plot against the new King. Trapped in a dangerous web, Elizabeth must make a choice.

Defy the King and betray her family. Or condemn her husband and send him to his death.

Sister. Wife. Traitor. She holds the fate of England in her hands.

Praise for Anne O'Brien:

'One of the best writers around...she outdoes even Philippa Gregory' The Sun

'Her writing is highly evocative of the time period... O'Brien has produced an epic tale' Historical Novel Society

'Anne O'Brien's novels give a voice to the "silent" women of history' Yorkshire Post

'Once again O'Brien proves herself a medieval history magician, conjuring up a sizzling, sweeping story' Lancashire Evening Post

'An exciting and intriguing story of love and historical politics. If you enjoy Philippa Gregory and Alison Weir you will love Anne O'Brien' We Love This Book

'This book is flawlessly written and well researched, and will appeal to her fans and those who like Philippa Gregory's novels' - Birmingham Post

'A brilliantly researched and well-told story; you won't be able to put this book down' Candis

'A fast paced historical drama that is full of suspense.' Essentials

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
ISBN: 9781848453661
Number of pages: 560
Weight: 370 g
Dimensions: 198 x 126 x 36 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'Joanna of Navarre is the feisty heroine in Anne O'Brien's fast-paced historical novel The Queen's Choice' - 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

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Bookdragon Sean

“Despite my sympathy, and hatred, for Elizabeth I did quite enjoy this book.”

From the very beginning Elizabeth of Lancaster is characterised as vain, prudish and snobbish. She is the daughter of a wealthy man, John of Gaunt the Duke of Lancaster, so as a consequence she has all the... More

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“My Favourite Book”

I read this in two days, I just couldn’t put it down. It is a compelling story that is completely immersive. One may cry at the end!!! Sign of a good book

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