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The Time Of Singing By Elizabeth Chadwick

The Time Of Singing by Elizabeth Chadwick

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Ambition and conflict, sacrifice and desire - the court of Henry II is brought to vivid life in this gripping novel from Elizabeth Chadwick.

The Time Of Singing Summary

The Time Of Singing by Elizabeth Chadwick

When Roger Bigod, heir to the powerful earldom of Norfolk, arrives at court in 1177 to settle a bitter inheritance dispute with his half-brothers, he encounters Ida de Tosney, young mistress to King Henry II. A victim of Henry's seduction and the mother of his son, Ida is attracted to Roger and sees in him a chance of lasting security beyond the fickle dazzle of her current life. But her decision to marry Roger carries an agonising price. Roger's importance as a mainstay of the Angevin government puts an increasing strain on their marriage. Ida is deeply unhappy with the life she must live in his absence and grieves for her losses. Against a volatile political background, the gulf between Ida and Roger threatens to widen beyond crossing, especially when so many bridges have already been burned.

The Time Of Singing Reviews

A story of stirring emotions in a volatile world of politics Now An enjoyable and sensuous romance Daily Mail As always, readers will benefit from Elizabeth Chadwick's well-known "hands-on" approach to research and elegant prose ... The politics are even more fascinating than the romance Historical Novels Review Chadwick's grasp of historical detail is matched by her ability to weave a beguiling narrative Choice

About Elizabeth Chadwick

New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Chadwick has written over 20 historical novels sold in 18 languages worldwide. Her first novel, The Wild Hunt, won a Betty Trask Award, and The Scarlet Lion was nominated by Richard Lee, founder of the Historical Novel Society, as one of the top ten historical novels of the last decade. Elizabeth's nineteenth novel, To Defy a King, won the RNA Historical Novel Prize in 2011. Much of her research is carried out as a member of Regia Anglorum, an early medieval re-enactment society with the emphasis on accurately recreating the past. She lives in Nottingham. For more details on Elizabeth Chadwick and her books, visit, follow her on Twitter, read her blogs or chat to her on Facebook.

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The Time Of Singing by Elizabeth Chadwick
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