Author(s): Sharon K. Penman
A tale of passion, politics and conflict. It features King Henry II who finds himself brutally betrayed by his wife Eleanor and three eldest sons when they enter into a rebellion against him.
Sharon Penman is one of the world's leading historical novelists. Her debut, The Sunne in Splendour, was an international bestseller. She has written eight further books including When Christ and His Saints Slept and Time and Chance, the first two novels in Penman's unforgettable trilogy of King Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine. She lives in New Jersey.