'Bloody and violent deaths, tearful betrayals by close relatives, dizzying shifts of power... very convincing' The Times 'Told with such urgent drama... A flowing plot and impressive research fill Sharon Penman's historical novel with political intrigue and bloodshed' Sunday Express
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About the Author
Sharon Penman is one of the world's leading historical novelists. Her debut, The Sunne in Splendour
, was an international bestseller. She has written eight further books including When Christ and His Saints Slept
and Time and Chance
, the first two novels in Penman's unforgettable trilogy of King Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine. She lives in New Jersey.