Cousins' War #4
On Sale: August 14, 2012
Featuring: Anne of Neville
Hardcover / e-Book
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The Kingmakerâ€™s Daughter is the gripping story of the
daughters of the man known as the â€śKingmaker,â€ť Richard
Neville, Earl of Warwick: the most powerful magnate in
fifteenth-century England. Without a son and heir, he uses
his daughters Anne and Isabel as pawns in his political
games, and they grow up to be influential players in their
own right. In this novel, her first sister story since The
Other Boleyn Girl, Philippa Gregory explores the lives of
two fascinating young women.
At the court of Edward IV and his beautiful queen, Elizabeth
Woodville, Anne grows from a delightful child to become ever
more fearful and desperate when her father makes war on his
former friends. Married at age fourteen, she is soon left
widowed and fatherless, her mother in sanctuary and her
sister married to the enemy.
Anne manages her own escape by marrying Richard, Duke of
Gloucester, but her choice will set her on a collision
course with the overwhelming power of the royal family and
will cost the lives of those she loves most in the world,
including her precious only son, Prince Edward. Ultimately,
the kingmakerâ€™s daughter will achieve her fatherâ€™s greatest
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