Sumptuous and evocative historical fiction from the Sunday Times bestselling author
Sunday Times bestselling author Anne O'Brien was born in West Yorkshire. After gaining a BA Honours degree in History at Manchester University and a Master's in Education at Hull, she lived in East Yorkshire for many years as a teacher of history.
Today she has sold over 250,000 copies of her books in the UK and lives with her husband in an eighteenth-century timber-framed cottage in the depths of the Welsh Marches in Herefordshire. The area provides endless inspiration for her novels about the forgotten women of history.
Visit Anne online at www.anneobrien.co.uk
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Praise for Queen of the North:
`Once more Anne O'Brien takes her readers on an emotional rollercoaster ride through the lives of people that history has largely reduced to entries on a medieval family tree. In this gripping novel Elizabeth Mortimer's story joins the growing list of female lives Anne has gloriously rescued from history's recycling skip' Joanna Hickson
`Enthralling ... with masterful skill Anne O'Brien takes the reader on an action packed journey back to the tumultuous and uncertain days of the fifteenth century. O'Brien's beautifully crafted narrative is full of wonderful details and dangerous intrigues that draw the reader into the dangerous world of Elizabeth Mortimer. A medieval masterpiece.' Nicola Tallis
`With Anne O'Brien's trademark attention to period detail, it's a fascinating read' Woman's Weekly
`Imaginative, rich in detail and immaculately researched' Lancashire Post
Praise for Anne O'Brien
`O'Brien cleverly intertwines the personal and political in this
enjoyable, gripping tale'
`A cracking historical novel.'
`O'Brien is a terrific storyteller'
`A gripping story of love, heartache and political
Woman & Home
`Packed with drama, danger, romance and history, The Queen's
Choice is the perfect reading choice for the long winter
The Press Association
`A gripping historical drama.'