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Queen of Shadows

A Novel of Isabella, Wife of King Edward II
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In fourteenth-century England, beautiful Queen Isabella-humiliated by her weak, unfaithful husband-is emerging from the shadows to take her revenge. But her newly arrived, twenty-oneyear-old Welsh handmaiden, Gwenith de Percy, also seeks vengeance-against the English invaders who crushed her beloved Wales. Isabella's once-golden marriage is now her penance. Due to his rumored relations with men, Parliament forced Edward to share his throne-a demeaning arrangement that torments Isabella. With the help of her secret, noble lover, Roger Mortimer-an enemy of her husband, imprisoned in the Tower of London-the queen plots to take control. Thrilled by this turn of events, Gwenith realizes that a king cannot afford to be weak-especially when his formidable, discontented queen seeks his power as her due.


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November 2006 : USA Paperback

Title: Queen of Shadows: A Novel of Isabella, Wife of King Edward II
Author(s): Edith Felber
ISBN: 0-451-21952-X / 978-0-451-21952-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: NAL Trade
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