The King's Sister
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers UK
Date: August 2016
Duration: 14 hours 27 minutes
Daughter of John of Gaunt, sister to the future King Henry IV, Elizabeth of Lancaster has learned the shrewd tricks of the court from England's most powerful men.In a time of political turmoil, allegiance to family is everything.
A Plantagenet princess should never defy her father's wishes. Yet headstrong Elizabeth refuses to bow to the fate of a strategic marriage. Rejecting her duty, Elizabeth weds the charming and ruthlessly ambitious Sir John Holland: Duke of Exeter, half-brother to King Richard II and the one man she has always wanted.But defiance can come at a price. Elizabeth's brother Henry has seized the throne. Her husband, confidant to the usurped Richard, masterminds a secret plot against the new King.
Trapped in a dangerous web, Elizabeth must make a choice.Defy the King and betray her family. Or condemn her husband and send him to his death.'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. ' 'This ' - 'A brilliantly researched and well-told story; ' 'A that is full of suspense.'