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0340962941
Book:The last queen; C.W. Gortner:2008 Book The last queen; C.W. Gortner
The last queen; C.W. Gortner
Author: Gortner, C W
Year: 2008
Language: English
Type: Book
Class Number: HISTORICAL
Category: Fiction
Publisher: Hodder, 2008
Physical or Electronic: Physical
ISBN: 9780340962947
Notes:
Originally published: Berkeley, Calif.: Two Bridges, 2006; London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2008
'The Last Queen' is the enthralling and moving tale of a woman ahead of her time, who fought fiercely for her birthright in the face of an unimaginable betrayal. Juana's story is one of history's darkest secrets, brought vividly to life in this novel.
Extent: 438 p., map, 20 cm, pbk
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Book:The Romanov empress, a novel of Tsarina Maria Feodorovna:2018 Book
Author: Gortner, C W
Year: 2018
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Ballantine
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Even from behind the throne, a woman can rule. Narrated by the mother of Russia's last tsar, this vivid, historically authentic novel brings to life the courageous story of Maria Feodorovna, one of Imperial Russia's most compelling women, who witnessed the splendor and tragic downfall of the Romanovs as she fought to save her dynasty in its final years. Barely nineteen, Minnie knows that her station in life as a Danish princess is to leave her family and enter into a royal marriage. The winds of fortune bring Minnie to Russia, where she marries the Romanov heir, Alexander, and once he ascends the throne, becomes empress. When resistance to his reign strikes at the heart of her family and the tsar sets out to crush all who oppose him, Minnie must tread a perilous path of compromise in a country she has come to love.
448 pages, illustration, map ; 24 cm (hbk)
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Large print:The Tudor secret:2012 Large print
Author: Gortner, C W
Year: 2012
Language: English
Type: Large print
Publisher: Charnwood
Physical or Electronic: Physical
400p ; 24cm (large print)
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1444755102
Book:The Vatican princess, a novel of Lucrezia Borgia:2017 Book
Author: Gortner, C W
Year: 2017
Language: English
Type: Book
Publisher: Hodder
Physical or Electronic: Physical
Note: Glamorous and predatory, the Borgias became Italy's most ruthless and powerful family, electrifying and terrorizing their 15th-century Renaissance world. To this day, Lucrezia Borgia, the Pope's beautiful daughter, is known as one of history's most notorious villainesses, accused of incest and luring men to doom with her arsenal of poison. Was she the heartless seductress of legend? Or was she an unsuspecting pawn in a familial web, forced to choose between loyalty and her own survival? From her pampered childhood in the palaces of Rome to her ill-fated, scandalous marriages and complex relationship with her adored father and her brothers, this is the dramatic, untold story of a papal princess whose courage led her to overcome the fate imposed on her by her Borgia blood.
384 pages, maps (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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another masterpiece from C W Gortner. You will not be disappointed. Intrigue, love and heartbreak
30/11/18
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