The Damask Rose: The enthralling historical novel: The friendship of a queen of England comes at a price . . .
Carol McGrath (Author)
Description* The STUNNING third novel in the She-Wolves Trilogy, THE STONE ROSE, is available for preorder now! *
'You lay hands on a princess of the realm? It is treason.'
'But this princess disobeys her King. Treason indeed.'
If you love JOANNA COURTNEY, ELIZABETH CHADWICK and PHILIPPA GREGORY, you'll devour the highly-anticipated second novel in Carol McGrath's SHE-WOLVES Trilogy !
' Fascinating . . . Brings to life one of the most determined and remarkable queens of the medieval world' K. J. MAITLAND , author of The Drowned City
' Completely engrossed me from the start . . . A wonderful read ' NICOLA CORNICK , author of The Forgotten Sister
1266. Eleanor of Castile, adored wife of the Crown Prince of England, is still only a princess when she is held hostage in the brutal Baron's Rebellion, and her baby daughter dies. Scarred by privation, a bitter Eleanor swears revenge on those who would harm her family - and vows never to let herself be vulnerable again.
As she rises to become Queen, Eleanor keeps Olwen - a trusted herbalist, who tried to save her daughter - by her side. But it is dangerous to be friendless in a royal household , and as the court sets out on crusade, Olwen and Eleanor discover that the true battle for Europe may not be a matter of swords and lances, but one fanned by whispers and spies . . .
' Vibrant , enticing and with fascinating detail . . . . It held me gripped from beginning to end' ALEXANDRA WALSH , author of The Marquess House Trilogy
'Excels at sweeping the reader away on an engrossing journey . . . Great storytelling and superb research ' JANE JOHNSON , author of Court of Lions
'Shines a true light on the gripping tale of Eleanor of Castile, the love of Edward I's life ' SARA COCKERILL , author of Eleanor of Aquitaine: Queen of France and England, Mother of Empires
' Pulls from the pages of history Eleanor of Castile: queen, business woman and true partner to one of England's most forceful kings ' CRYSSA BAZOS , author of Severed Knot
THE STONE ROSE : THE SUMPTUOUS AND GRIPPING NEW NOVEL FROM CAROL McGRATH.
COMING APRIL 2022: AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER NOW!
Headline Publishing Group
15 April 2021
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