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Devil's Consort

Anne O'Brien / Emma Gregory
Anne O’Brien’s new novel Queen of the North is available to pre-order now England’s Forgotten Queens ‘Anne O’Brien has joined the exclusive club of excellent historical novelists.’ - Sunday Express ENGLAND'S MOST RUTHLESS QUEEN. July 1137. In the baking sunshine of Bordeaux Eleanor Duchess of Aquitaine eagerly awaits her first meeting with the prince who will become her husband. But Louis Capet is no fit match for educated independent Eleanor. When he inherits the throne of France it becomes clear that his monastic ways and indecisive rule could cost him his country - and his marriage. Determined to rule her own lands Eleanor leads the men of Aquitaine on Crusade. The march to Outremer will make her the most scandalous woman in all of Christendom. And one chance meeting between Eleanor and Henry Plantagenet will change the fate of England - forever… Hers is a story of power political intrigue passion and love. Praise for Anne O’Brien: ‘One of the best writers around…she outdoes even Philippa Gregory’ The Sun ‘Her writing is highly evocative of the time period… O’Brien has produced an epic tale’ Historical Novel Society ‘Anne O’Brien’s novels give a voice to the “silent” women of history’ Yorkshire Post ‘Once again O’Brien proves herself a medieval history magician conjuring up a sizzling sweeping story’ Lancashire Evening Post ‘An exciting and intriguing story of love and historical politics. If you enjoy Philippa Gregory and Alison Weir you will love Anne O'Brien’ We Love This Book ‘A brilliantly researched and well-told story; you won’t be able to put this book down’ Candis ‘A fast paced historical drama that is full of suspense.’ Essentials DEVIL'S CONSORT by Anne O'Brien the Sunday Times bestselling author is a compelling alternative fiction novel that delves into the life of Eleanor England's most ruthless queen. The romance and political intrigue that unfolds is a testament to her strength and determination making this a top pick for fans of historical novels. 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 22nd September 2016
  • Duration 15 Hrs. 46 Mins.