Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday (February 24)

This was started by Jill at Breaking the Spine. Basically, these books haven't been released yet, but I'm eagerly anticipating them.

The Queen's Daughter by Susan Coventry

Joan’s mother is Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine, the most beautiful woman in the world. Her father is Henry II, the king of England. She loves them both—so what can she do when she’s forced to choose between them? As her parents’ arguments grow ever more vicious, Joan begins to feel like a political pawn.
When her parents marry her off to the king of Sicily, Joan finds herself with a man ten years her senior. She doesn’t love him, and she can’t quite forget her childhood crush, the handsome Lord Raymond.
As Joan grows up, she begins to understand that her parents’ worldview is warped by their political ambitions, and hers, in turn, has been warped by theirs. Is it too late to figure out whom to trust? And, more important, whom to love?

Published by Henry Holt and Co.

Release Date: June 8, 2010

10 comments:

Mary said...

Sounds good!

Nina said...

Terrific, I love a good historical novel. And the history of Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine is amazing, so I think the daughter of would be very interesting to read.

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

Fab pick!

I like your new layout :)

Lori said...

Lovely cover, Here's Mine

Alayne said...

Nice pick, love the cover! My WOW is at The Crowded Leaf.

Aubrey (AKA Stacey) said...

Looks really good!

pirate penguin said...

That cover is gorgeous! And the synopsis sounds good too, lol.

Christina T said...

I think this will be a great book. That time period and really anything about Eleanor of Aquitaine is interesting.

Here is my WoW pick.

Book ♥ Soulmates said...

I really like the cover :)

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Anonymous said...

blue & orange!

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