The Damask Rose
Narrator Clare Corbett
Publisher: W. F. Howes
Well-researched . . . Fascinating' Joanna Courtney'Beautifully done . . . Captivating' Suzannah Dunn'Rich, vivid and immersive . . . Enthralling' Nicola Cornick'Steeps the reader in the life of a medieval court' Joanna Hickson1266. Eleanor of Castile, adored wife of the Crown Prince of England, is still only a princess when she is held hostage in the brutal Baron's Rebellion, and her baby daughter dies. Scarred by privation, a bitter Eleanor swears revenge on those who would harm her family - and vows never to let herself be vulnerable again.As she rises to become Queen, Eleanor keeps Olwen - a trusted herbalist, who tried to save her daughter - by her side. But it is dangerous to be friendless in a royal household, and as the court sets out on crusade, Olwen and Eleanor discover that the true battle for Europe may not be a matter of swords and lances, but one fanned by whispers and spies . . .
Duration: about 13 hours (13:25:27) Publishing date: 2021-04-15; Unabridged; Copyright Year: — Copyright Statment: —