One of history's most captivating true stories - the scandal-filled life of Lucrezia Borgia
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.
A tale of passion, intrigue and murder such as has rarely, if ever,
been surpassed * Yorkshire Evening Post *
Well written and fascinating ... a first-class novel * Manchester Evening News *
One of our best historical novelists brings to life wayward, capricious Marie Antoinette * News Chronicle *
Flaunting, Extravagant Queen has the colour, liveliness, and sensitivity with which one has come to associate this author's historical novels * Scotsman *