The Queen’s Rival

by Anne O'Brien

£8.99


Reserve a copy

×

Reserve a copy

Reserve a copy of The Queen’s Rival for collection at Hart's Books. If you provide your email address below, we will contact you when this item is ready for collection. For delivery by post add the address to the order notes and we will be in touch to arrange payment.

Fiction

Paperback

9780008225537

Published by HarperCollins Publishers

Published April 2021

Books > Fiction

The forgotten story of Cecily Neville, Duchess of York. A strong woman who claimed the throne for her family in a time of war…

‘A compelling story of divided loyalties and family betrayals. Dramatic and highly evocative’ Woman & Home

England, 1459. One family united by blood. Torn apart by war…

The Wars of the Roses storm through the country, and Cecily Neville, Duchess of York, plots to topple the weak-minded King Henry VI from the throne.

But when the Yorkists are defeated at the battle of Ludford Bridge, Cecily’s family flee and abandon her to face a marauding Lancastrian army on her own.

Stripped of her lands and imprisoned in Tonbridge Castle, the Duchess begins to spin a web of deceit. One that will eventually lead to treason, to the fall of King Henry VI, and to her eldest son being crowned King Edward IV.

‘O’Brien manages to reinvent historical fiction’ My Weekly

‘This thrilling historical novel has it all – high politics, drama, emotion, excellent writing … It’s a rollercoaster of a read’ Carol McGrath

‘Dramatic and highly evocative’ Woman’s Weekly

Afterlives by Abdulrazak Gurnah | 9781526615893

Afterlives

Abdulrazak Gurnah

£8.99

The Passenger by Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz | 9781782275404

The Passenger

Ulrich Alexander Boschwitz

£8.99

Girl A by Abigail Dean | 9780008389093

Girl A

Abigail Dean

£8.99

The Wolf Den by Elodie Harper | 9781838933555

The Wolf Den

Elodie Harper

£8.99

Hurdy Gurdy by Christopher Wilson | 9780571361953

Hurdy Gurdy

Christopher Wilson

£8.99

The Promise by Damon Galgut | 9781784744069

The Promise

Damon Galgut

£16.99