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❰EPUB❯ ✸ The King's Concubine Author Anne O'Brien – Fobi-lieser.de A child born in the plague year of 1348 abandoned and raised within the oppressive walls of a convent Alice Perrers refused to take the veil convinced that a greater destiny awaited her Ambitious aA child born in the plague year of 1348 abandoned and raised within the oppressive walls of a convent Alice Perrers refused to take the veil convinced that a greater destiny awaited her Ambitious and quick witted she rose above her obscure beginnings to become the infamous mistress of Edward III But always essentially she was alone Early in Alice’s life a chance meeting with royalty changes everything Kindly Queen Philippa deeply in love with her husband but gravely ill chooses Alice as a lady in waitin.

G Under the queen’s watchful eye Alice dares to speak her mind She demands to be taken seriously She even flirts with the dynamic much older king But she is torn when her vibrant spirit captures his interestand leads her to a betrayal she never intended In Edward’s private chambers Alice discovers the pleasures and paradoxes of her position She is the queen’s confidante and the king’s lover yet she can rely only on herself It is a divided role she was destined to play and she vows to play it u.

king's pdf concubine epub The King's epub The King's Concubine PDFG Under the queen’s watchful eye Alice dares to speak her mind She demands to be taken seriously She even flirts with the dynamic much older king But she is torn when her vibrant spirit captures his interestand leads her to a betrayal she never intended In Edward’s private chambers Alice discovers the pleasures and paradoxes of her position She is the queen’s confidante and the king’s lover yet she can rely only on herself It is a divided role she was destined to play and she vows to play it u.

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The King's Concubine eBook Ð The King's Kindle - See this thread for information 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 2004This 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 1649 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

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