Set during the Norman Conquests, Ailith has a child by the already married Rolf. When his wife Arlette returns, Ailith and Julitta flee to London. After her mother's death, Julitta returns to Rolf at Ulverton and falls in love with Benedict, despite Arlette's attempts to stop the relationship.
New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Chadwick has written over 20 historical novels sold in 18 languages worldwide. Her first novel, The Wild Hunt, won a Betty Trask Award, and The Scarlet Lion was nominated by Richard Lee, founder of the Historical Novel Society, as one of the top ten historical novels of the last decade. Elizabeth's nineteenth novel, To Defy a King, won the RNA Historical Novel Prize in 2011. THE SUMMER QUEEN, the first novel in her stunning Eleanor of Aquitaine trilogy, will be followed by THE WINTER CROWN and THE AUTUMN THRONE.
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