By Christy English
A ancient novel of the mythical Eleanor of Aquitaine and the single individual she enjoyed greater than power-her rival for the throne.
At merely 9, Princess Alais of France is shipped to stay in England until eventually she is of age to wed Prince Richard, son of King Henry II and Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine. Alais is an blameless pawn at the chessboard of dynastic marriage, her betrothal meant to dealer an uneasy truce among the countries.
Estranged from her husband, Eleanor sees a kindred spirit during this decided younger woman. She embraces Alais as a daughter, educating the princess what it takes to be a girl of strength in an international of guys. yet as Alais grows to adulthood and develops goals of her personal, Eleanor starts to work out her as a threat-and their love for every different turns into overshadowed via their sour contention, darkish betrayals, conflicting passions, and a conflict for revenge over the throne of britain itself.
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