Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday...

So I really do love Historical Fiction and Royal History... I've read both of the other two books that belong to this series and I can't wait for Philippa Gregory to bring out her next one...

The Lady of the Rivers (The Cousins' War #3) by Philippa Gregory

Jacquetta, daughter of the Count of Luxembourg and kinswoman to half the royalty of Europe, was married to the great Englishman John, Duke of Bedford, uncle to Henry VI. Widowed at the age of nineteen she took the extraordinary risk of marrying a gentleman of her house-hold for love, and then carved out a life for herself as Queen Margaret of Anjou's close friend and a Lancaster supporter - until the day that her daughter Elizabeth Woodville fell in love and married the rival king Edward IV. Of all the little-known but important women of the period, her dramatic story is the most neglected. With her links to Melusina, and to the founder of the house of Luxembourg, together with her reputation for making magic, she is the most haunting of heroines.

The book sounds intriguing and I cant wait to read it. I wish she would write a book on Elizabeth of York too, she seems very interesting.

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