The Shadow Queen
Sunday Times Best Seller
Now available in Hardback and eBook in the UK
Her reputation is one of beauty, scandal and rumour.
Her royal blood makes her a desirable bride.
Her ambition and passion make her a threat.
She is mother to the child-king Richard II.
She is the power behind the throne.
She is Joan of Kent – the Shadow Queen
A tale of treachery, power-hungry families and legal subterfuges, in which Joan, a woman of considerable charm and beauty, played a central role at the heart of the Plantagenet Court.
‘What would enhance the pattern of my life further? One word slid into my
mind. A seductive word. A dangerous word, perhaps, for a woman. Power.’
A dramatic story of love and loyalty and of the cost of personal ambition.
‘A Cracking Historical Novel.’