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  • Paperback
  • 412
  • Mistress to the Crown
  • Isolde Martyn
  • English
  • 06 November 2017
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  1. Brenda Brenda says:

    Mistress to the Crown ePUB µ Mistress to Epub / mistress pdf, crown ebok, Mistress to book, Mistress to the CrownMistress to the Crown ePUBWas Lord Hastings the answer to Elizabeth Shore s loveless marriage Having married at twelve years of age, Elizabeth had suffered years of abuse from a husband who was impotent and a dullard His reluctant approval for her to work in his shop saw her welcome Lord Hastings and assist with his purchases A plan gradually sparked in her mindElizabeth s friendship with Lord Hastings led her to Ki


  2. Jill Jill says:

    Mistress to the Crown ePUB µ Mistress to Epub / mistress pdf, crown ebok, Mistress to book, Mistress to the CrownMistress to the Crown ePUB3.5 starsIn 1463, fourteen year old Elizabeth Lambard Shore had already been married for two years to twenty six year old William Shore, a mercer With her marriage not yet consummated, she seeks an annulment Unsuccessful, she stays with Shore until at age twenty five and still married to the now impotent Shore, she catches the eye of Lord Hastings, the King s Chamberlain After a brief fling where Hastings educates Elizabeth, he then asks her to become the King s mistressfor the good of th 3.5 starsIn 1463, fourteen year old Elizabeth Lambard Shore had already been married for two years to twenty six year old William Shore, a mercer With her marriage not yet consummated, she seeks an annulment Unsuccessful, she stays with Shore until at age twenty five and still married to the now impotent Shore, she catches the eye of Lord Hastings, the King s Chamberlain After a brief fling where Hasti


  3. Carol She& Carol She& says:

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  4. Lynxie Lynxie says:

    Mistress to the Crown ePUB µ Mistress to Epub / mistress pdf, crown ebok, Mistress to book, Mistress to the CrownMistress to the Crown ePUBElizabeth Lombard, Mistress Shore, Lizbeth, Jane whatever you want to call this woman, she was still a silly nitwit who spreads her legs for certain men, but not others shallow, turned on in an instant and while not a complete strumpet, she certainly acted like one at times.I didn t enjoy the slut shaming that occurred periodically throughout the book, it was unneeded and completely un


  5. Janine Janine says:

    Mistress to the Crown ePUB µ Mistress to Epub / mistress pdf, crown ebok, Mistress to book, Mistress to the CrownMistress to the Crown ePUBI wasn t really looking forward to this as I don t really enjoy reading about English Royal History in the 1400s but this was better than I thought it would be The part where Elizabeth was the Mistress of the King wasinteresting than the part after the Ki


  6. Miss Melly Miss Melly says:

    Mistress to the Crown ePUB µ Mistress to Epub / mistress pdf, crown ebok, Mistress to book, Mistress to the CrownMistress to the Crown ePUBClunky dialogue and breast obsession does not maketh a good novel.


  7. Felicity Pulman Felicity Pulman says:

    Mistress to the Crown ePUB µ Mistress to Epub / mistress pdf, crown ebok, Mistress to book, Mistress to the CrownMistress to the Crown ePUBIt s wonderful to see a new book from Isolde Martyn, and Mistress to the Crownthan lives up to the reputation of Martyn s award winning The Lady and the Unicorn and Knight and the Rose The author s knowledge and love of medieval history is evident as she deftly weaves fact and fiction together to flesh out the character of Edward IV s mistress, the hitherto much maligned Jane Shore Jane s plight a young girl trapped in a loveless marriage to an older, impotent man is sympathetically It s wonderful to see a new book from Isolde Martyn, and Mistress to the Crownthan lives up to the reputation of Martyn s award winning The Lady and the Unicorn and Knight and the Rose The author s knowledge and love of medieval history is evident as she deftly weaves fact and fiction tog


  8. Katherine Katherine says:

    Mistress to the Crown ePUB µ Mistress to Epub / mistress pdf, crown ebok, Mistress to book, Mistress to the CrownMistress to the Crown ePUBA truly enjoyable read about the life of Elizabeth Shore I bought this book a couple of years ago and have read it a few times afterwards The writing has a nice and easy flow to it, which will keep you turning the pages to see what happens next The characters of Elizabeth and Lord Hastings are both strong and wonderful and I would like to give a thumbs up to the characterisations of Edward IV, who has been brought to life on the pages as his charismatic, witty and kingly self I would highly A truly enjoyable read about the life of Elizabeth Shore I bought this book a couple of years ago and have read it a few times afterwards The writing has a nice and easy flow to it, which will keep you turning the pages to see what happens next The characters of Elizabeth and Lord Hastings are both strong and wonderful and I would like to give a thumbs up to the characterisations of Edward IV, who has been brought to life on the pages as his char


  9. Hope Tarr Hope Tarr says:

    Mistress to the Crown ePUB µ Mistress to Epub / mistress pdf, crown ebok, Mistress to book, Mistress to the CrownMistress to the Crown ePUBLOVED it I have been fascinated with Jane Shore ever since reading THE GOLDSMITH S WIFE by Nora Lofts and that was quite a while ago I adore the first person narrative voice when it s well done it is and the rich historical detail e.g., Shore was neither married to a goldsmith nor baptized Jane and strong characterization made this book a winner for me My one complaint I read it too quickly Much too quickly Fortunately Isolde Martyn has a body of historical fiction I can now d LOVED it I have been fascinated with Jane Shore ever s


  10. Nancy Nancy says:

    Mistress to the Crown ePUB µ Mistress to Epub / mistress pdf, crown ebok, Mistress to book, Mistress to the CrownMistress to the Crown ePUBVery well done historical romance with a big emphasis on the historical elements Mistress to King Edward the IV of England, Jane Shore was a real person The history is fascinating to me, the fictional interludes are quite good, too I was very caught up in the story, enough so that


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Mistress to the CrownMistress to the Crown ePUB µ Mistress to Epub / mistress pdf, crown ebok, Mistress to book, Mistress to the CrownMistress to the Crown ePUBThe day Lord Hastings came into her husband s store, Elizabeth saw the opportunity she had waited twelve years for a way to separate herself once and for all from her dull, impotent husband, William Shore The handsome stranger presented not only the chance to partake in the dance of desire, but legal counsel to annul heryear marriage She did not, however, foresee her introduction to the King of England, nor her future at his side and in his bed From this Mistress to Epub / unlikely alliance, Elizabeth is granted severance from Shore, and finds herself flourishing in the radiance of the King s admiration But she soon finds that her new position comes at a terrible price her family has shunned her, the people of London have labelled her a harlot and the Queen s family want her to burn in Hell So long as King Edward and Lord Hastings stay close, Elizabeth is safe However, her beloved Ned falls ill and Lord Hastings falls out of favourCan Elizabeth s wiles keep her out of trouble Or will they lead her to further troubleand the hangman s noose.


About the Author: Isolde Martyn

Mistress to the Crown ePUB µ Mistress to Epub / mistress pdf, crown ebok, Mistress to book, Mistress to the CrownMistress to the Crown ePUBIsolde is a lady with an absolute passion for history, and writing historical fiction is a wonderful way to share her enthusiasm Her debut novel THE MAIDEN AND THE UNICORN won a Rita for Best First Novel in the US and the inaugural Romantic Book of the Year Award in AustraliaIsolde has a History Honours degree from the University of Exeter, UK, with a specialization in Yorkist England, a lifelong interest, and she has worked as a university history tutor, research assistant Mistress to Epub / and archivist She was a senior book editor with a major international publishing house before taking up writing fiction full time She is a former chair of the Richard III Society in Sydney and a co founder and Vice Chair of the Plantagenet History Society of Australia that s the era .