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The Swan-Daughter Carol McGrath

The Swan-Daughter By Carol McGrath

The Swan-Daughter by Carol McGrath


Summary

She won the heart of the invader. But love will not bring peace . . . Book II in Carol McGrath's acclaimed DAUGHTERS OF HASTINGS Trilogy!

The Swan-Daughter Summary

The Swan-Daughter: The Daughters of Hastings Trilogy by Carol McGrath

'A wise and lyrical evocation of the lives of women in the aftermath of the Norman Conquest... A captivating read' SARAH BOWER

The second instalment in Carol McGrath's captivating The Daughters of Hastings trilogy!

'Although this is the second in a trilogy it stands well in its own right... you'll want to read the others in the series, they are so well-written and researched' 5* Reader review

'Once again brilliant exciting riveting colourful history in an informative way mixed with factual areas' 5* Reader review

'It is a very well-spun story, written in a style which made the book hard to put down' 5* Reader review

'What a great read!' 5* Reader review

'Thoroughly enjoyable and keeps you interested' 5* Reader review
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A marriage made in Heaven, or Hell?
1075 and Dowager Queen Edith has died. Her niece Gunnhild longs to leave Wilton Abbey but is her suitor Breton knight Count Alain of Richmond interested in her inheritance as the daughter of King Harold and Edith Swan-Neck, or does he love her for herself?

Is her own love for Count Alain an enduring love or has she made a terrible mistake? The Swan Daughter is woven around a true 11th century tale of elopement, love and courage.

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The Swan-Daughter Reviews

A wise and lyrical evocation of the lives of women in the aftermath of the Norman Conquest, and high romance in the true sense of the word. A captivating read -- Sarah Bower, author of The Needle in the Blood
McGrath brings the 11th century alive * Historical Novel Society *
'A wise and lyrical evocation of the lives of women in the aftermath of the Norman Conquest, and high romance in the true sense of the word. A captivating read. -- Sarah Bower, author of The Needle in the Blood and The Book of Love

About Carol McGrath

Based in England, Carol McGrath writes Historical Fiction and Non-Fiction. She studied History at Queens University Belfast, has an MA in Creative Writing from the Seamus Heaney Centre, Queens University Belfast and an English MPhil from Royal Holloway, University of London. The Handfasted Wife, first in a trilogy about the royal women of 1066 was shortlisted for the RoNAS in 2014. The Swan-Daughter and The Betrothed Sister complete this highly acclaimed trilogy. Mistress Cromwell, a best-selling historical novel about Elizabeth Cromwell, wife of Henry VIII's statesman, Thomas Cromwell, is republished by Headline. The Silken Rose, first in the She-Wolves Trilogy, featuring Ailenor of Provence, was published in July 2020 as a paperback by Headline Accent. Tudor Sex & Sexuality will be published in 2022. Carol speaks at events and conferences. She was the co-ordinator of the Historical Novels' Society Conference, Oxford in September 2016 and is an avid reader and reviewer, in particular, for the Historical Novel Society. She is a member of the Romantic Novelists' Association and Historical Writers Association. Carol lives in Oxfordshire with her husband. Her website is: www.carolcmcgrath.co.uk.

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GOR012215965
9781472283894
1472283899
The Swan-Daughter: The Daughters of Hastings Trilogy by Carol McGrath
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Headline Publishing Group
20210916
352
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