From Vanora Bennett, the acclaimed author of Portrait of an Unknown Woman and Figures in Silk comes The Queen’s Lover, a fictionalized account of the life and loves of Catherine de Valois, a woman of enormous courage who became a great queen of two countries. Fans of Phillipa Gregory, Alison Weir, Sarah Dunant, and Tracy Chevalier, and every reader who adores top-quality historical fiction will be swept away by this epic love story set against the rich backdrop of 15th-century England and France—and by this remarkable woman who triumphed magnificently by making her own rules.
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King Henry VIII of England, Queen Mary I of England, and Queen Elizabeth I of England, those notorious Tudors are fascinating historical figures who constantly capture the attention of readers in historical fiction works, but do you know the story of the couple who came way before them and brough...Oct 30 2010 | Read Full Review of The Queen's Lover: A Novel
Bennett works with what she has, making Catherine the instigator in the royal marriage with Henry V and creating a scene between Catherine and Joan of Arc.Mar 19 2010 | Read Full Review of The Queen's Lover: A Novel
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