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Queen of the North: Gripping escapist historical fiction from the Sunday Times bestselling author

Anne O'Brien / Beth Eyre
From Sunday Times bestseller Anne O’Brien . . .To those around her she was a loyal subject. In her heart she was a traitor.1399: England’s crown is under threat. King Richard II holds onto his power by an ever-weakening thread with exiled Henry of Lancaster back to reclaim his place on the throne.For Elizabeth Mortimer there is only one rightful King - her eight-year-old nephew Edmund. Only he can guarantee her fortunes and protect her family’s rule over the precious Northern lands bordering Scotland.But many including Elizabeth’s husband do not want another child-King. Elizabeth must hide her true ambitions in Court and go against her husband’s wishes to help build a rebel army.To question her loyalty to the King places Elizabeth in the shadow of the axe.To concede would curdle her Plantagenet blood.This is one woman’s quest to turn history on its head.‘O’Brien is now approaching Philippa Gregory status’ Reader’s Digest‘O’Brien is a terrific storyteller’ Daily Telegraph‘O’Brien cleverly intertwines the personal and political’ The TimesPraise for Queen of the North:‘Once more Anne O’Brien takes her readers on an emotional rollercoaster ride…Elizabeth Mortimer’s story joins the growing list of female lives Anne has gloriously rescued from history’s recycling skip’ Joanna Hickson‘Enthralling … with masterful skill Anne O'Brien takes the reader on an action packed journey back to the tumultuous and uncertain days of the fifteenth century. A medieval masterpiece’ Nicola Tallis‘With Anne O’Brien’s trademark attention to period detail it’s a fascinating read’ Woman’s Weekly‘Imaginative rich in detail and immaculately researched’ Lancashire Post In this historical fiction Anne O'Brien the Sunday Times bestselling author weaves a tale of alternative history where loyalty and ambition clash in the heart of a woman. The top bestselling book presents a riveting romance set against the backdrop of a kingdom in turmoil.For fans of Elizabeth Chadwick (The Summer Queen) Alison Weir (Henry VIII) Carol Mcgrath (The Silken Rose) Miranda Malins (The Rebel Daughter) and Tracy Borman (The Devil's Slave).

  • Published by HarperCollins UK
  • Fiction/Non-FictionFiction
  • Target Audience Adult
  • Released 31st May 2018
  • Duration 14 Hrs. 20 Mins.