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Traitor’s Wife

ISBN: 9781402223624

By: Susan Higginbotham

Published: 04/01/2009

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Description

From the bedchamber to the battlefield, through treachery and fidelity, one woman is imprisoned by the secrets of the crown.

It is an age where passion reigns and treachery runs as thick as blood. Young Eleanor has two men in her life: her uncle King Edward II, and her husband Hugh le Despenser, a mere knight but the newfound favorite of the king. She has no desire to meddle in royal affairs—she wishes for a serene, simple life with her family. But as political unrest sweeps the land, Eleanor, sharply intelligent yet blindly naïve, becomes the only woman each man can trust.

Fiercely devoted to both her husband and her king, Eleanor holds the secret that could destroy all of England—and discovers the choices no woman should have to make.

At its heart, The Traitor's Wife is a unique love story that every reader will connect with.

Gold Medalist, historical / military fiction, 2008 Independent Publisher Book Awards • Includes bonus reading group guide

PRAISE FOR THE TRAITOR'S WIFE:

"Conveys emotions and relationships quite poignantly... entertaining historical fiction." — Kirkus Discoveries

"Higginbotham's talents lie not only in her capacity for detailed genealogical research of the period, but also in her skill in bringing these historical figures to life with passion, a wonderful sense of humor, honor, and love." — Historical Novels Review Online

About the Author

Susan Higginbotham

Susan Higginbotham is the author of five historical novels, including The Stolen Crown, The Queen of Last Hopes, and Hugh and Bess. The Traitor’s Wife, her first novel, is the winner of ForeWord Magazine’s 2005 Silver Award for historical fiction and is a Gold Medalist, Historical/Military Fiction, 2008 Independent Publisher Book Awards. She writes her own historical fiction blog and is a contributor to the blog Yesterday Revisited. Higginbotham has worked as an editor and an attorney, and lives in North Carolina with her family.

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Excerpt

Excerpt from Part I: May 26, 1306 to November 24, 1326

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May 1306

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“Readers will find the tumultuous power struggles surrounding medieval marriage, remarriage, childbirth, and inheritance to be particularly intriguing. Overall, a worthy debut” - ...

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Specs

Format: eBook PDF

Dimensions
Length: 9 in
Width: 6 in
Weight: 0.00 oz
Page Count: 512 pages

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