"Epic historical novel about the lives and loves of Charles I's queen, Henrietta Maria. An English GONE WITH THE WIND"
After ten years at the BBC, primarily in Radio 1 where she worked with the likes of John Peel, Tommy Vance and Mark Radcliffe, Fiona Mountain left to pursue her great passion for history, in particular a fascination for the seventeenth century. Since childhood visits to the haunting 'Plague Village' of Eyam in the Dark Peak of Derbyshire, Fiona has been captivated by this most turbulent and vibrant period in history. She finds a real thrill in researching it through letters and original documents, which she uses to help bring some of history's most intriguing characters back to life. Fiona's has written five novels and lives in the historic Cotswolds with her family. She remains a rock chick at heart
"You will be captivated until the last page" * Take a Break *
"This is the sort of history lesson we can get on board with. Set in the 17th century, Cavalier Queen charts the moving true story of Queen Henrietta ... Fascinating, gripping and educational" * Weight Watchers Magazine *
"A wonderfully extravagant and engrossing saga told in an engaging and effective style. Highly recommended" * 4.5 stars Bookbag *
"Henrietta Maria lived through turbulent times as the country plunged into civil war and 17th century England comes to colourful life through the eyes of an author to watch" * Choice *