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The Queens Choice by Anne OBrien

 

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The Queen's Choice 

Anne O'Brien

ISBN 9781848454347

Daughter of a murderer. Duchess of Brittany. The future Queen of England

Joanna of Navarre knows her place in society. And defies it. Forthright, unemotional and politically minded, she is more than a match for the men in the court of Brittany. And when she inherits control of her lands after her husband's death, it's a testament to her intellect and loyal duty.

Then comes an unexpected proposal – marriage to Henry IV, King of England. The price? Abandoning her homeland. Leaving her children. And sacrificing her independence.

Henry's hold on the crown is unsteady and war is brewing. Crossing the channel is a dangerous prospect. If Joanna's pride will allow it, this could be a chance to unite two nations.

But pride comes before a fall, and there are many who conspire to watch Joanna tumble from the English throne…

 

 

The Author

AnneAnne O’Brien was born in the West Riding of Yorkshire. After gaining a BA Honours degree in History at Manchester University and a Master’s in Education at Hull, she lived in the East Riding for many years as a teacher of history. She now lives with her husband in an eighteenth-century timber-framed cottage in depths of the Welsh Marches in Herefordshire.

It is a wild, beautiful place on the borders between England and Wales, renowned for its black-and white timbered houses, ruined castles and priories and magnificent churches.

It is steeped in history, famous people and bloody deeds, as well as ghosts and folklore, all providing inspiration.

 


 

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Better than Philippa Gregory. The Bookseller

The author [is] a compulsive storyteller. Sunday Express

Extremely compelling historical fiction. Cosmopolitan

An absolutely gripping tale. The Sun