Lady Of The English

Author: Elizabeth Chadwick
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 074811517X
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Two very different women . . . Linked by destiny and a power struggle for the English crown. Empress Matilda, daughter of Henry I, is determined to win back her crown from Stephen, the usurper king, against all odds and despite all men. Adeliza, Henry's widowed queen and Matilda's stepmother, has always been on Matilda's side but now she is married to William D'Albini, a warrior of the opposition. In a world where a man's word is law, how can Adeliza obey her husband while supporting Matilda, the rightful queen? What does it cost to be 'Lady of the English'?

The English Lieutenant S Lady

Author: Ava Stone
Publisher: Ava Stone Inc
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Phoebe Greywood has waited quite a while for her betrothed to return home from the Peninsular Wars, but when he finally does, she’s heartbroken to discover he’s changed in more ways than one. Most alarmingly, he doesn’t seem to care one whit about her anymore. But one man who hasn’t changed a bit after his time on the continent is her betrothed’s boorish brother… Lieutenant Tristan Avery would like to pound some sense, or perhaps honor, into his older brother. Why the cad treats Phoebe so callously, Tristan can’t understand. But what he truly can’t understand is why he suddenly seems drawn to the chit as they’ve never been fond of each other. When the truth of Tristan's feelings for Phoebe become clear, his own honor is put to the test and all of his plans for the future are turned upside down.

The Lady With The Binoculars

Author: Doris MacAuley
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595212603
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Manolo the Latin lover has kissed goodbye to his last-unnamed-British housewife. Now he is in a prison cell in Palma, Mallorca, claiming to have been the top of the pop-into-bed favorite with more than 100 women holiday makers in the past three years. Some were German, some Scandinavian, but the great majority were British. And all were aged 40 or over, on holiday without their menfolk. In a good season, the handsome, 30 year old Spaniard reckoned to be able to woo and win them at the rate of five a week. The trouble was, according to police, that on his way out of their holiday hotel bedrooms, Manolo often stopped to take a little souvenir-like jewelry or a purseful of pesetas. He usually got away with it, because by that time the ladies were blissfully asleep. He is caught finally by a furious blonde, who finds his identity card has slipped out of his pocket onto the bedroom floor.

The Empress Matilda

Author: Marjorie Chibnall
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
ISBN: 9780631190288
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This is the first comprehensive and fully documented study of the Empress Matilda to be published in English. Much of the serious work on her life and historical importance has never been translated from German, and almost all has concentrated on the years of her struggle with Stephen for the English crown. This book examines her career as a whole, including the years as consort of the Emperor Henry V and as regent in Normandy for her son Henry II. It illustrates the problems of female succession in the early twelfth century, and gives a balanced assessment of Matilda's character and achievements in the context of her own times.

The Lady Of The Rivers

Author: Philippa Gregory
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476746311
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When the death of Joan of Arc shows her the dangers faced by strong women, Jacquetta, a psychic descendant of a river goddess, studies alchemy and becomes the secret wife of Richard Woodville before returning to the court of Henry VI.