The Kingmaker's Daughter

The Kingmaker's Daughter

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'I have lost my father in battle, my sister to Elizabeth Woodville's spy, my brother-in-law to Elizabeth Woodville's executioner, my nephew to her poisoner, and now my son to her curse...'

The gripping and ultimately tragic story of Anne Neville and her sister Isabel, the daughters of the Earl of Warwick, the most powerful magnate in England through the Cousins' Wars. In the absence of a son and heir, he ruthlessly uses the two girls as pawns but they, in their own right, are thoughtful and powerful actors.

Against the backdrop of the court of Edward IV and his beautiful queen, Elizabeth Woodville, Anne turns from a delightful child growing up in intimacy and friendship with the family of Richard Duke of York to become ever more fearful and desperate as her father's enemies turn against her, the net closes in and there is, in the end, simply nowhere she can turn, no one she can trust with her life.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780857207470
BY (AUTHOR) Gregory, Philippa
PUBLISHER : Simon & Schuster Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : July 31, 2012
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Simon & Schuster Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 234 mm x 153 mm
SERIES : COUSINS' WAR

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items
DESCRIPTION :
'I have lost my father in battle, my sister to Elizabeth Woodville's spy, my brother-in-law to Elizabeth Woodville's executioner, my nephew to her poisoner, and now my son to her curse...'

The gripping and ultimately tragic story of Anne Neville and her sister Isabel, the daughters of the Earl of Warwick, the most powerful magnate in England through the Cousins' Wars. In the absence of a son and heir, he ruthlessly uses the two girls as pawns but they, in their own right, are thoughtful and powerful actors.

Against the backdrop of the court of Edward IV and his beautiful queen, Elizabeth Woodville, Anne turns from a delightful child growing up in intimacy and friendship with the family of Richard Duke of York to become ever more fearful and desperate as her father's enemies turn against her, the net closes in and there is, in the end, simply nowhere she can turn, no one she can trust with her life.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9780857207470
BY (AUTHOR) Gregory, Philippa
PUBLISHER : Simon & Schuster Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : July 31, 2012
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Simon & Schuster Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 234 mm x 153 mm
SERIES : COUSINS' WAR

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Fiction & Related items