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The Summer Queen

(2013)
(The first book in the Eleanor of Aquitaine series)
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"A magnificent woman's story told by a brilliant historical novelist; realistic, emotional, vibrant, exciting and unputdownable." - RT Book Reviews, July Top Pick

Scandal, politics, sex, triumphs, and tragedies abound in The Summer Queen, the first novel in a stunning new trilogy, perfect for fans of Philippa Gregory and Sharon Kay Penman

At the age of thirteen, Eleanor of Aquitaine is forced to leave everything behind, marry a man she doesn't love, and take the throne to reign as Queen of France. Eleanor's new life is full of risk - and unlimited opportunity. Barely out of childhood and faced with great scandals, fraught relationships, and forbidden love at every turn, Eleanor must use all her cunning to secure her future as one of the most powerful women in the world.

The Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy:
The Summer Queen (Book 1)
The Winter Crown (Book 2)
The Autumn Throne (Book 3)

Praise for The Summer Queen:
"TheSummer Queen is a fabulous novel based on the most up-to-date and meticulous research. This is historical fiction at its best and I loved every page of it." - For Winter Nights: A bookish blog

Genre: Historical    Get it on Google Play

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Used availability for Elizabeth Chadwick's The Summer Queen

Hardback Editions

January 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Summer Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine (Thorndike Press Large Print Historical Fiction)
Author(s): Elizabeth Chadwick
ISBN: 1-4104-8523-4 / 978-1-4104-8523-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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November 2013 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Summer Queen
Author(s): Elizabeth Chadwick
ISBN: 1-4713-5902-6 / 978-1-4713-5902-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Windsor
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June 2013 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Summer Queen (Eleanor of Aquitaine trilogy)
Author(s): Elizabeth Chadwick
ISBN: 1-84744-545-4 / 978-1-84744-545-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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Paperback Editions

June 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Summer Queen
Author(s): Elizabeth Chadwick
ISBN: 0-7515-4830-8 / 978-0-7515-4830-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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July 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Summer Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine
Author(s): Elizabeth Chadwick
ISBN: 1-4022-9406-9 / 978-1-4022-9406-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

October 2013 : UK Audio Cassette

Title: The Summer Queen
Author(s): Elizabeth Chadwick
ISBN: 1-4079-4141-0 / 978-1-4079-4141-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


October 2013 : UK Audio CD

Title: The Summer Queen
Author(s): Elizabeth Chadwick
ISBN: 1-4079-4142-9 / 978-1-4079-4142-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


October 2013 : UK MP3 CD

Title: The Summer Queen
Author(s): Elizabeth Chadwick
ISBN: 1-4079-4143-7 / 978-1-4079-4143-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
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June 2013 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Summer Queen: Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy, Book 1
Author(s): Elizabeth Chadwick
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon   


June 2013 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Summer Queen: Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy, Book 1
Author(s): Elizabeth Chadwick
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

July 2014 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Summer Queen: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine
Author(s): Elizabeth Chadwick
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
Availability: Amazon   


June 2013 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Summer Queen
Author(s): Elizabeth Chadwick
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon CA   


June 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Summer Queen (Eleanor of Aquitaine Book 1)
Author(s): Elizabeth Chadwick
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon UK