Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers UK
Date: September 2016
Duration: 15 hours 48 minutes
'Anne O'Brien has joined the exclusive club of excellent historical novelists.' -Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine, is a determined woman who plots and schemes an astonishing path between two equally powerful men in twelfth century Europe, a woman who can manoeuvre and manipulate to safeguard her own lands as effectively as any power-grasping lord.
Eleanor is single-minded in her struggle to keep her inheritance intact, leading her to reject one husband and take another who will fulfil her desires.Eleanor intends to reign as Queen and is prepared to bring scandal down upon herself in pursuit of her ultimate prize.'One of the best writers around...' 'Her writing is ... O'Brien has produced an epic tale' '' 'Once again O'Brien proves herself a medieval history magician, conjuring up ' 'An exciting and intriguing story of love and historical politics. ' 'A brilliantly researched and well-told story; ' 'A that is full of suspense.'