The fifth book in Jean Plaidy's Plantagenet saga tells the fascinating story of the hatred between two queens
Jean Plaidy, one of the preeminent authors of historical fiction for most of the twentieth century, is the pen name of the prolific English author Eleanor Hibbert, also know as Victoria Holt. Jean Plaidy's novels had sold more than 14 million copies worldwide by the time of her death in 1993.
Jean Plaidy doesn't just write the history, she makes it come alive
-- Julia Moffat, RNA
Outstanding * Vanity Fair *
Full-blooded, dramatic, exciting * Observer *
Jean Plaidy conveys the texture of various patches of the past with such rich complexity * Guardian *
Jean Plaidy's books are a celebration of women's spirit throughout history * Daily Express *