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Eleanor of Aquitaine Review with images

AdvantagesA great creative novel based on a fascinating period in history - infused with passion

DisadvantagesEarly pages slowed down on the story telling but the pace soon picked up and retained it's tempo

"...always interested me I found the concept appealing - fiction based on history. This was entirely new to me and I looked forward to beginning the adventure….it couldn’t be described as anything else based on the period. The cover ,which depicts an alluring Eleanor of Aquitaine, was reminiscent of films based on the Plantagenet’s. The blurb and comments on the back cover made me impatient to begin.Short synopsis…The ..." Read review

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Eleanor of Aquitaine Versus Henry II

AdvantagesRealistic Plantagenet historical fiction.

DisadvantagesOnly ruthless characters can maintain power.

"...fiction books are set in the Tudor period. These are Innocent Traitor (about Lady Jane Grey) and The Lady Elizabeth (the less well known earlier years of Elizabeth Tudor, before she became Queen). Having read and enjoyed these two books, I was looking forward to her latest release The Captive Queen in 2010. This time the reader is transported back to early Plantagenet times, with the tale of Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine, who weds the future Henry ..." Read review

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