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The White Queen: Cousins' War Series, Book 1 - Cousins' War (eBook)Philippa Gregory
The tale of one woman's ambitious ascent to royalty during the Wars of the Roses and the unsolved mystery around her sons' imprisonment in the Tower
The first in a stunning new series, The Cousins War, is set amid the tumult and intrigue of The War of the Roses. Internationally bestselling author Philippa Gregory brings this family drama to colourful life through its women, beginning with the story of Elizabeth Woodville, the White Queen
The White Queen tells the story of a common woman who ascends to royalty by virtue of her beauty, a woman who rises to the demands of her position and fights tenaciously for the success of her family, a woman whose two sons become the central figures in a mystery that has confounded historians for centuries: the Princes in the Tower whose fate remains unknown to this day. From her uniquely qualified perspective, Philippa Gregory explores the most famous unsolved mystery, informed by impeccable research and framed by her inimitable storytelling skills.
* 'Gregory brings to life the sights, smells and textures of 16th-century England' Kate Mosse, Financial Times
* 'It would be hard to make history more entertaining, lively or engaging' Sunday Express
* 'Queen of the historical novel' Mail on Sunday
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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Having already read ‘The Lady of the Rivers’ I was really excited about reading this. As I’d hoped it really didn’t disappoint. I could hardly put it down once I got into it and Elizabeth Woodville’s story was... More
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