Narrated By: Gabrielle Glaister
Duration: 18 hours and 15 minutes
What to expect
**A spellbinding historical novel**
‘A dangerous word, perhaps, for a woman. Power.’
From her first clandestine marriage, Joan of Kent’s reputation is one of beauty, rumour and scandal.
Her royal blood makes her a desirable bride. Her ambition and passion make her a threat.
Joan knows what she must do to protect her reputation…the games to play, the men to marry. She will do anything to get what she wants: The Crown of England.
A tale of ambition, treachery and desire, The Shadow Queen tells of a woman’s ascent through the court to command royal power alongside her young son, King Richard II.
Historical romance, Historical fiction
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Praise for THE QUEEN’S CHOICE
‘O’Brien cleverly intertwines the personal and political in this enjoyable, gripping tale’
‘Joanna of Navarre is the feisty heroine in Anne O’Brien’s fast-paced historical novel The Queen’s Choice.’
‘O’Brien is a terrific storyteller’
- Daily Telegraph
‘A gripping story of love, heartache and political intrigue.’
-Woman & Home
‘Packed with drama, danger, romance and history, The Queen’s Choice is the perfect reading choice for the long winter nights.’
- The Press Association
‘A gripping historical drama.’
‘O’Brien is now approaching Philippa Gregory status – and this book … shows why.’ Reader’s Digest