The Summer Queen (Eleanor of Aquitaine #1)

by Elizabeth Chadwick

Eleanor of Aquitaine is a 12th century icon who has fascinated readers for 800years.

  • Hardcover
  • Pages: 478 pages
  • Average Rating: 4.09 out of 5
  • Published June 20th 2013 by Sphere
  • Original Title: The Summer Queen
  • ISBN: 1847445454 (ISBN13: 9781847445452)
  • Edition Language: English
  • Series: Eleanor of Aquitaine #1
  • Characters: Eleanor of Aquitaine

Eleanor of Aquitaine is a 12th century icon who has fascinated readers for 800 years. But the real Eleanor remains elusive.This stunning novel introduces an Eleanor that all other writers have missed. Based on the most up-to-date research, it is the first novel to show Eleanor beginning her married life at 13. Overflowing with scandal, passion, triumph and tragedy, Eleanor’s legendary story begins when her beloved father dies in the summer of 1137, and she is made to marry the young prince Louis of France. A week after the marriage she becomes a queen and her life will change beyond recognition . . .