On Sale: April 3, 2012
Featuring: Blanche, Queen of France
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A historical eBook about Blanche, the White Queen of
France, the manipulative mother-in-law of Marguerite in
Sherry Jones’s Four Sisters, All Queens.
woman's power lies in her beauty. For years, Blanche de
Castille, the White Queen of France, has lived by this
maxim—passed on by her grandmother, Eleonore d'Aquitaine, as
she took the girl to marry King Louis VIII. When her husband
dies unexpectedly, however, Blanche finds that beauty is not
enough to hold, and command, a kingdom against usurpers
eager to wrest the Crown from her woman's grasp. Faced with
an English invasion, barons' uprisings, and slanderous
rumors, Blanche must look within herself for the strength
she needs to guard the throne for her young son. Her bold
response shocks the kingdom and shapes her into the
formidable, seemingly heartless mother-in-law to Marguerite
of Provence, wife of King Louis IX (Saint Louis) and the
eldest of the "Four Sisters, All Queens" in Sherry Jones's
Includes an excerpt to the upcoming
Four Sisters, All Queens, to be published by Gallery
Books, May 8, 2012.
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