EBOOK The Last Queen


  • Paperback
  • 316
  • The Last Queen
  • C.W. Gortner
  • English
  • 13 March 2019
  • 9780972394789

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The Last ueen Read ï PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free C.W. Gortner Ì 2 Free read Read The Last Queen The prince known as Philip the Fair a man who will bring her the greatest of passions and the darkest despair One by one tragedy decimates Juana's family in Spain Suddenly she finds herself heiress to Castile a realm on the verge of chaos prey to avaracious nobles and scheming lords bent on thwarting her rule Juana vows to win her throne until the betrayal of those she loves plunges her into a ruthless battle of wills a struggle of corruption perfidy and. CW Gortner has one of the interesting literary platforms I ve ever seen for a historical fiction writer particularly a male one he takes the maligned women of history and gives them a sympathetic makeover Not to say he merely takes a historical villainess and paints her white he seeks merely to uncover and understand His subject here is Juana the Mad the famous daughter of Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain who trailed all over the nation weeping dementedly behind her husband s coffin and was later locked up for madness Here we see that she might have had perfectly sane reasons for her actions We see Juana as a young princess in the shadow of her famous parents escaping to an unexpectedly passionate marriage fighting the decline of that marriage forced to watch as ambitious men try to seize her children her freedom and her power The march of history juxtaposes mercilessly against Juana s courageous struggles the poor girl just can t catch even a shred of luck and your heart will break for her as one attempt after another to free herself ends in failure Gortner s heroine is passionate intelligent sometimes misguided always gallant and very sane A poignant intelligent book that I devoured in one day

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The Last ueen Read ï PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free C.W. Gortner Ì 2 Free read Read The Last Queen Heart shattering deceit that could cost her the crown her freedom and her very life From the somber majesty of Renaissance Spain to the glittering courts of Flanders France and Tudor England Juana of Castile reveals her life and secrets in this captivating historical novel of romance grandeur power and treachery by the acclaimed author of The Secret Lion An exuisite evocation of a dangerous era and of a forgotten ueen Holly Payne author of THE VIRGIN'S KN. Exploring the tragic and highly engaging life of this little known ueen was incredibly enjoyable and refreshing I thoroughly enjoyed The Last ueen as I believe any fan of historical fiction would It is well written sharp clear and completely engrossing You can find full review on my blog


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    EBOOK The Last Queen C.W. Gortner Ì 2 Free read Read The Last Queen Book SynopsisJuana of Castile the last ueen of Spanish blood to inherit her country’s throne has been for centuries and enigmatic figure shrouded in lurid myth Was she the berefet widow of legend who was driven mad by her loss or has history misjudged a woman who was ahead of her time? In his stunning new novel CW Gortner challenges the myths about ueen Juana unraveling the mystery surrounding her to reveal

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