[☆ History's Great Queens || ✓ PDF Download by ↠ C.W. Gortner] #2020


  • Title: History's Great Queens
  • Author: C.W. Gortner
  • ISBN: 9780345538284
  • Page: 228
  • Format: ebook

  • History's Great Queens By C.W. Gortner In two stunning novels, C W Gortner brings to life two of history s most intriguing and courageous women Catherine de Medici, the last legitimate descendant of the illustrious Medici family of Italy, and Juana of Castile, daughter of Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand of Spain, who would be the last queen to inherit her country s throne THE CONFESSIONS OF CATHERINE DE MEDIn two stunning novels, C W Gortner brings to life two of history s most intriguing and courageous women Catherine de Medici, the last legitimate descendant of the illustrious Medici family of Italy, and Juana of Castile, daughter of Queen Isabel and King Ferdinand of Spain, who would be the last queen to inherit her country s throne THE CONFESSIONS OF CATHERINE DE MEDICICatherine de Medici has been expelled from her native Florence and betrothed to Henri, son of Fran ois I of France In an unfamiliar realm, she strives to create a role for herself through her patronage of the famous clairvoyant Nostradamus and her own innate gift as a seer But in her fortieth year, Catherine is widowed, left alone with six young children in a kingdom torn apart by the ambitions of a treacherous nobility Relying on her tenacity, wit, and uncanny gift for compromise, Catherine seizes power, intent on securing the throne for her sons, unaware that if she is to save France, she may have to sacrifice her ideals, her reputation, and the secret of her embattled heartE LAST QUEENBorn amid her parents struggle to unify and strengthen their kingdom, Juana, at the age of sixteen, is sent to wed Philip, heir to the Habsburg Empire There, she finds unexpected love and passion with her dashing young husband, and at first she is content with her children and her married life But when tragedy strikes and she becomes heir to the Spanish throne, Juana finds herself plunged into a battle for power against her husband that grows to involve the major monarchs of Europe Besieged by foes on all sides, Juana vows to secure her crown and save Spain from ruin, even if it costs her everything.Includes an excerpt from C W Gortner s much anticipated new novel featuring Isabel of Castile, The Queen s Vow.
    C.W. Gortner
    Bestselling author C.W Gortner holds an MFA in Writing, with an emphasis in Renaissance Studies Raised in Spain and half Spanish by birth, he currently lives in Northern California His books have been translated in over 20 languages to date He welcomes readers and is always available for reader group chats Please visit him at cwgortner for information.

    History's Great Queens By C.W. Gortner

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    Becky
    Two very good very different stories.

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