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    The Shadow Queen Epub ☆ The Shadow ePUB Â clandestine marriage, Joan of Kent s reputation is one of beauty, rumour and scandalHer royal blood makes her a desirable bride Her ambition and passion make her a threatJoan knows what she must do to protect her reputation the games to play, the men to marry She will do anything to get what she wants The Crown of EnglandA tale of ambition, treachery and desire, The Shadow Queen tells of a woman s ascent through the court to command royal power alongside her young son, King Richard II."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 560
  • The Shadow Queen
  • Anne O'Brien
  • 10 September 2018
  • 1848455070

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  1. Helen Helen says:

    The Shadow Queen Epub ☆ The Shadow ePUB Â shadow pdf, queen pdf, The Shadow kindle, The Shadow QueenThe Shadow Queen PDFEPUBAnne O Brien s new novel, The Shadow Queen, tells the story of Joan of Kent, wife of the Black Prince and mother of the future King Richard II of England Although Joan wasn t actually a queen, she was never far from the throne as cousin to Edward III, she had Plantagenet blood, and through her husband, Edward s eldest son Edward of Woodstock the


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    The Shadow Queen Epub ☆ The Shadow ePUB Â shadow pdf, queen pdf, The Shadow kindle, The Shadow QueenThe Shadow Queen PDFEPUBWhat can I say about this book Once again, Anne O Brien has triumphed and written yet another extraordinary historical in a long line of wonderful and exciting books.The Shadow Queen has been structured slightly differently to the other books by this author that I have read seeing as it kicks off six months after where you would expect the book to begin with Joan of Kent already secretly married to Thomas Holland and about to be forcibly married against her wishes to someone else, where you d What can I say about this book Once again, Anne O Brien has triumphed and written yet another extraordinary histor


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    The Shadow Queen Epub ☆ The Shadow ePUB Â shadow pdf, queen pdf, The Shadow kindle, The Shadow QueenThe Shadow Queen PDFEPUBI am absolutely obsessed with the Plantagenets but the story of Joan of Kent is one that I was totally unfamiliar with Though she would eventually become mother to Richard II, the story of this novel begins with her first marriage, to a knight far below her station I found this novel incredibly fascinating I have always enjoyed seeing the events of the Plantagenets through the women in their lives and this was no exception.Joan of Kent is surrounded by awesome historical figures, such as Edwa I am absolutely obsessed with the Plantagenets but the story of Joan of Kent is one that I was totally unfamiliar with Though she would eventually become mother to Richard II, the story of this novel


  4. Angela Smith Angela Smith says:

    The Shadow Queen Epub ☆ The Shadow ePUB Â shadow pdf, queen pdf, The Shadow kindle, The Shadow QueenThe Shadow Queen PDFEPUBI have read quite a few Anne O Brien books in my time and this one was very enjoyable If you like a slice of turbulent medieval history served up with clandestine marriages and political intrigue with a dash of romance this is a book to read Joan of Kent was quite the figure of her time with her scandalous marriages one of them bigamous She started off marrying a minor knight Thomas Holland without her family s knowledge when she was only twelve years old, which was a big no no for a Pla I have read quite a few Anne O Brien books in my time and this one was very enjoyable If you like a slice of turbulent medieval history served up with clandestine marriages and political intrigue with a dash of romance this is a book to read Joan of Kent


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    The Shadow Queen Epub ☆ The Shadow ePUB Â shadow pdf, queen pdf, The Shadow kindle, The Shadow QueenThe Shadow Queen PDFEPUBI honestly didn t expect much from The Shadow Queen I thought it d be the literary equivalent of junk food or a Philippa Gregory book for me Something that s quick to read, but keeps jarring me on the poor characterisations, wild historical inaccuracies and bad writing Every summary of an Anne O Brien novel I read seemed to clash against what I knew of the historical individual, given over to a salacious interpretation of the facts So it was with some trepidation that I picked up The Shado I honestly didn t expect much from The Shadow Queen I thought it d be the literary equivalent of junk food or a Philippa Gregory book for me Something that s quick to read, but keeps jarring me on the poor characterisations, wild historical inaccuracies and bad writing Every summary of an Anne O Brien novel I read seemed to clash against what I knew of the historical individual, given over to a salacious interpretation of t


  7. Mercedes Rochelle Mercedes Rochelle says:

    The Shadow Queen Epub ☆ The Shadow ePUB Â shadow pdf, queen pdf, The Shadow kindle, The Shadow QueenThe Shadow Queen PDFEPUBOnce I read about the tempestuous life of Richard II s mother, I began to understand a bitabout his behavior if it s true that the proverbial apple doesn t fall far from the tree To say that Joan, the Fair Maid of Kent was impetuous was an understatement Because of her lineage and great beauty, she knew she could get away with much that an ordinary girl wouldn t even attempt, but even Joan seems to have pushed her luck Driven by ambition as much as love, she got herself into situations Once I read about the tempestuous life of Richard II s mother, I began to understand a bitabout his behavior if it s true that the proverbial apple doesn t fa


  8. Megan Jones Megan Jones says:

    The Shadow Queen Epub ☆ The Shadow ePUB Â shadow pdf, queen pdf, The Shadow kindle, The Shadow QueenThe Shadow Queen PDFEPUBFrom a young age and resulting from her first scandalous marriage, Joan of Kent s reputation is shocking and full of rumour Her royal blood makes her a desirable bride but her personality means she will not be tamed In The Shadow Queen we follow Joan s life and three marriages through to her becoming King Mother to 10 year old Richard II.O Brien has yet again delivered a powerful, evocative novel capturing the spirit and essence of a historical figure, in this case the determined Joan of Ken From a young age and resulting from her first scandalous marriage, Joan of Kent s reputation is shocking and full of rumour Her royal blood makes her a desirable bride but her personality means she will not be tamed In The Shadow Queen we follow Joan s life and three marriages through to her becoming King Mother to 10 year old Richard II.O Brien has yet again delivered a powerful, evocative novel ca


  9. Lorraine Lorraine says:

    The Shadow Queen Epub ☆ The Shadow ePUB Â shadow pdf, queen pdf, The Shadow kindle, The Shadow QueenThe Shadow Queen PDFEPUBThe Fair Maid of Kent what a intriguing subject In The Shadow Queen by Anne O Brien, the main character is Joan of Kent, a beautiful, intelligent and royal woman with much ambition who lived in the fouteenth century, a time period when women were practically invisible, but this Plantagenet Princess appeared to be anything but invisible What a life this woman led She married three times, twice secretly and once bigamously The second secret wedding and then with the Pope s dispensation, Joan The Fair Maid of Kent what a intriguing subject In The Shadow Queen by Anne O Brien, the main character is Joan of Kent, a beautiful, intelligent and royal woman with much ambition who lived in the fouteenth century, a time period when women were practically invisible, but this Plantagenet Princess appeared to be anything but invisible What a life this woman led She married three times, twice secretly and once bigamously The second secret w


  10. Bron Bron says:

    The Shadow Queen Epub ☆ The Shadow ePUB Â shadow pdf, queen pdf, The Shadow kindle, The Shadow QueenThe Shadow Queen PDFEPUBI was a bit apprehensive when the book opened with the first person POV of a 12 year old, but this read like an older Joan telling her story I felt transported to the fourteenth century court of Edward III, and enjoyed Joan s strength and attitude she wanted power and wasn t afraid to admit it or use her beauty to get it By about 75% in I was looking


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About the Author: Anne O'Brien

The Shadow Queen Epub ☆ The Shadow ePUB Â shadow pdf, queen pdf, The Shadow kindle, The Shadow QueenThe Shadow Queen PDF/EPUBLibrarian Note There isthan one author in the GoodReads database with this name The Shadow ePUB Â See this thread forinformation My home is in the Welsh Marches, although much of my early life was spent in Yorkshire, most recently in the East RidingAnn O Brien The Marches is a remote region of England, surrounded by echoes from the past Hereford is close with its famous Mappa Mundi and chained librarySo is Shrewsbury, and also Ludlow with its splendid castle and its connections with our Plantagenet and Tudor kings With my husband, I live in an eighteenth century timber framed cottage, which itself must have seen much history over two hundred yearsI have always enjoyed the appeal of HistoryI taught the subject with enthusiasm but it became my ambition to write historical romances My first novel, The Runaway Heiress, was published by Mills and Boon in This first book was a Regency Romance in the great tradition of Georgette Heyer who has not admired her skill and delicate touch for the period I have drawn on my interest in the Stuart century to write about the English Civil War and Restoration England of Charles II Living in the Marches however I soon discovered the wealth of atmosphere and legend in this isolated part of England from medieval times It was not long before I was encouraged to create a medieval romance inConquering Knight, Captive LadyWhen not writing, I have a large rambling garden where George and I grow organic vegetables and soft fruit or perhaps I should admit that he grows them whilst I pick and cook them We have a wild garden, an orchard, a formal pond and herbaceous flower borders We share it all with rabbits and pheasants, frogs and goldfinches, hedgehogs and buzzards It is a beautiful place When we first settled into our cottage I planted a herb garden on a Tudor pattern with stone pathways and clipped box hedges From this I developed my interest in herbs and their usesNicholas Culpeper s The Complete Herbal, a fascinating resource to a historical novelist first published in , has become essential bedside reading As a result the use of herbs in medicine and witchcraft, for both good and ill, has appeared in some of my novelsFor pure relaxation I enjoy yoga as well as singing with a local Choral Society Watercolour painting allows me to simply sit and appreciate the landscape and the flowers in my garden, when my mind is busy constructing my next plot.