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The King's Sister

(2014)
A novel by

 
 

England’s Forgotten Queens

The gripping tale of Elizabeth of Lancaster, sibling of Henry IV. Packed with love, loss and intrigue’ – Sunday Express S Magazine

One betrayal is all it takes to change history

1382. Daughter of John of Gaunt, sister to the future King Henry IV, Elizabeth of Lancaster has learned the shrewd tricks of the court from England’s most powerful men.

In a time of political turmoil, allegiance to family is everything. A Plantagenet princess should never defy her father’s wishes. Yet headstrong Elizabeth refuses to bow to the fate of a strategic marriage. Rejecting her duty, Elizabeth weds the charming and ruthlessly ambitious Sir John Holland: Duke of Exeter, half-brother to King Richard II and the one man she has always wanted.

But defiance can come at a price.

1399. Elizabeth’s brother Henry has seized the throne. Her husband, confidant to the usurped Richard, masterminds a secret plot against the new King. Trapped in a dangerous web, Elizabeth must make a choice.

Defy the King and betray her family. Or condemn her husband and send him to his death.

Sister. Wife. Traitor.

She holds the fate of England in her hands.

Praise for Anne O’Brien:

‘One of the best writers around…she outdoes even Philippa GregoryThe Sun

‘Her writing is highly evocative of the time period… O’Brien has produced an epic tale’ Historical Novel Society

Anne O’Brien’s novels give a voice to the “silent” women of historyYorkshire Post

‘Once again O’Brien proves herself a medieval history magician, conjuring up a sizzling, sweeping storyLancashire Evening Post

‘An exciting and intriguing story of love and historical politics. If you enjoy Philippa Gregory and Alison Weir you will love Anne O'BrienWe Love This Book

‘This book is flawlessly written and well researched, and will appeal to her fans and those who like Philippa Gregory’s novels’ – Birmingham Post

‘A brilliantly researched and well-told story; you won’t be able to put this book downCandis

‘A fast paced historical drama that is full of suspense.’ Essentials

Genre: Historical

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Hardback Editions

February 2015 : UK Hardback
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Title: The King's Sister
Author(s): Anne O'Brien
ISBN: 1-84845-366-3 / 978-1-84845-366-1 (UK edition)
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November 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: The King's Sister
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ISBN: 1-84845-346-9 / 978-1-84845-346-3 (UK edition)
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Paperback Editions

November 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The King's Sister
Author(s): Anne O'Brien
ISBN: 1-84845-359-0 / 978-1-84845-359-3 (UK edition)
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August 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The King's Sister
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Title: The King's Sister
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January 2015 : Australia Kindle edition
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