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The Maid and the Queen
  • Author : Nancy Goldstone
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-03-26

“Attention, ‘Game of Thrones’ fans: The most enjoyably sensational aspects of medieval politics—double-crosses, ambushes, bizarre personal obsessions, lunacy and naked self-interest—are in abundant evidence in Nancy Goldstone's The Maid and the Queen.” (Laura Miller, Salon.com) Joan of Arc, the brave peasant girl who heard the voices of

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The Maid and the Queen
  • Author : Nancy Goldstone
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2012-03-29

“Attention, ‘Game of Thrones’ fans: The most enjoyably sensational aspects of medieval politics—double-crosses, ambushes, bizarre personal obsessions, lunacy and naked self-interest—are in abundant evidence in Nancy Goldstone's The Maid and the Queen.” (Laura Miller, Salon.com) Politically astute, ambitious, and beautiful, Yolande of Aragon, queen of Sicily, was

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The Maid and the Queen
  • Author : Nancy Goldstone
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2011-12-29

An exceptionally dramatic life of Joan of Arc and her previously unchronicled mentor, Yolande of Aragon. How did an illiterate seventeen-year-old peasant girl manage to become one of histories most salient females? It is almost 600 years since Joan of Arc heard the voices of angels that would change her life

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The Maid  the Witch and the Cruel Queen
  • Author : Terry Deary
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2009-01-01

The day Queen Mary Tudor - or 'Bloody Mary', as she's called, because she has anyone who doesn't go to church burned - came to town was the most terrifying day of young Meg's life. Everyone wants to impress Her Majesty, and what better way to show their devotion than

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Maid of Secrets
  • Author : Jennifer McGowan
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-05-07

In 1559 England, Meg, an orphaned thief, is pressed into service and trained as a member of the Maids of Honor, Queen Elizabeth I's secret all-female guard, but her loyalty is tested when she falls in love with a Spanish courtier who may be a threat.

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The Queen s Maid
  • Author : June Crebbin,James De la Rue
  • Publisher : Walker
  • Release Date : 2012-01

Lady Jane has a taste for Elizabethan adventure in this spirited historical "Racing Read". Lady Jane Hargrave is a reluctant maid of honour at the court of Queen Elizabeth I - but before she knows it she is appearing in a Shakespeare play, helping Francis Drake fight off the Spanish

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Queen of Heaven
  • Author : Catherine Clover
  • Publisher : Prelude Books
  • Release Date : 2021-11-18

The White Tower. A terrible vision. Her home invaded and precious documents stolen. Lady Isabelle must flee her pursuers, posing as a young male scholar in the New College of St Mary in Oxford. But when she learns she is with child it won’t be long until she is

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The Maid of the White Hands
  • Author : Rosalind Miles
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Release Date : 2007-12-18

Isolde's day has come. In Ireland, her mother, the Queen, lies dying. The throne of the Emerald Isle, one of the last strongholds of the goddess, awaits her. But while Ireland is her destiny, Isolde is already Queen of Cornwall, trapped in a loveless marriage to its mean-spirited King Mark.

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The Maid
  • Author : Kimberly Cutter
  • Publisher : A&C Black
  • Release Date : 2012-03-29

The girl who led an army. The peasant who crowned a king. The maid who became a legend.

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Tudor Tales  The Maid  the Witch and the Cruel Queen
  • Author : Terry Deary
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-07-13

From the bestselling author of Horrible Histories... The day Queen Mary Tudor came to town was the most terrifying day of young Meg's life. The Queen is also known as 'Bloody Mary' because she has anyone who doesn't go to church burned. Everyone wants to impress her, and what better

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The Maid of Orleans
  • Author : Sven Stolpe
  • Publisher : Ignatius Press
  • Release Date : 2014-09-30

This acclaimed work on the life and mysticism of Joan of Arc is considered by historians as one of the most convincing, well researched and best written accounts of the Maid of Orleans. Stolpe vividly creates the contemporary situation in France during Joan's time, evaluates the latest research on her

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The Corpse Queen
  • Author : Heather M. Herrman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2021-09-14

“Deliciously macabre and utterly decadent.” —Kerri Maniscalco, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Stalking Jack the Ripper In this dark and twisty feminist historical mystery, a teenage girl starts a new life as a grave robber but quickly becomes entangled in a murderer's plans. Soon after her best friend Kitty

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Maid of Wonder
  • Author : Jennifer McGowan
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2015-09-15

Sophia must master her psychic ability if she is to save the life of Queen Elizabeth and her fellow maids from a dark prophecy, in this third book in the Maids of Honor series. Sophia Dee, the most unusual spy in Queen Elizabeth’s Maids of Honor, has run out

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Prisoners in the Palace
  • Author : Michaela MacColl
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Release Date : 2013-04-23

Recently orphaned and destitute, seventeen-year-old Liza Hastings earns a position as a lady's maid to sixteen-year-old Princess Victoria at Kensington Palace in 1836, the year before Victoria becomes Queen of England.

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The Lady Queen
  • Author : Nancy Goldstone
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2018-09-01

The riveting history of a beautiful queen, a shocking murder, a papal trial -- and a reign as triumphant as any in the Middle Ages. On March 15, 1348, twenty-two-year-old Joanna I, Queen of Naples, stood trial for the murder of her husband before the Pope and his court in Avignon. Determined

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