By Helen Hollick
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"Hollick does a outstanding task of bringing to existence a bit identified yet robust queen... an soaking up plot that by no means lags over the process a fats, enjoyable book."—Publishers Weekly
Sometimes, a determined nation is short of one nice woman
Saxon England, 1002. not just is Æthelred a failure as King, yet his younger bride, Emma of Normandy, quickly discovers he's even worse as a husband. while the Danish Vikings, led via Swein Forkbeard and his son, Cnut, reason a maelstrom of chaos, Emma, as Queen, needs to take keep watch over if the Kingdom-and her crown-are to be salvaged. Smarter than background recalls, and more desirable than the international invaders who threaten England's beaches, Emma dangers every thing on a bet that might both satisfy her goals and goals or ruin her completely.
Emma, the Queen of Saxon England, involves lifestyles during the beautiful writing of Helen Hollick, who indicates during this epic story how some of the most compelling and brilliant heroines in English historical past stood tall via a turbulent fifty-year reign of proud choice, tragic melancholy, and overcome treachery.
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"Hollick is a grasp at making every one historical scene come alive within the brain of a personality with the main to lose... wealthy, tasty, sugary sludge of old fiction... the simplest the style has to offer."—Historical Novels Review
"Brilliant prose, old accuracy, and wealthy aspect convey this violent period to existence. The without end Queen stands as a well-detailed biographical account of 1 of England's most powerful, such a lot made up our minds queens."— historic Novel evaluate Blog
"A wealthy and descriptive tapestry of Anglo Saxon historical past, warring factions, political intrigue and betrayal, brutal violence, and certain, love."—Queen of chuffed Endings
Praise for Helen Hollick
"A very proficient writer."—Sharon Kay Penman, bestselling writer of Devil's Brood
"If in basic terms all old fiction might be this good." —Historical Novels Review
"Hollick juggles a wide solid of characters and a bloody, tangled plot with nice skill."—Publishers Weekly
"Helen Hollick has all of it. She tells a superb story." —Bernard Cornwell
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