Wars of the Roses: Margaret of Anjou (Hardcover)

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England's struggle for power between the reigning King suffering from "sleeping sickness" and those he trusted to protect Him.  Tudors, Percys and The deadly Warwick fight to the death to Rule England!

Great reading for lovers of Phillipa Gregory and Joanna Hickson.

— From Wars of the Roses: Margaret of Anjou, by Conn Iggulden

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The brilliant retelling of the Wars of the Roses continues with Margaret of Anjou, the second gripping novel in the new series from historical fiction master Conn Iggulden.

As Traitors Advance...A Queen Defends

It is 1454 and for over a year King Henry VI has remained all but exiled in Windsor Castle, struck down by his illness, his eyes vacant, his mind a blank. His fiercely loyal wife and Queen, Margaret of Anjou, safeguards her husband's interests, hoping that her son Edward will one day come to know his father.

With each month that Henry is all but absent as king, Richard, the Duke of York, Protector of the Realm, extends his influence throughout the kingdom. The Trinity--Richard and the earls of Salisbury and Warwick--are a formidable trio, and together they seek to break the support of those who would raise their colors and their armies in the name of Henry and his Queen.

But when the king unexpectedly recovers his senses and returns to London to reclaim his throne, the balance of power is once again plunged into turmoil. The clash of the Houses of Lancaster and York may be the beginning of a war that can tear England apart . . .

Following on from Stormbird, Margaret of Anjou is the second epic installment in master storyteller Conn Iggulden's new Wars of the Roses series. Fans of Game of Thrones and The Tudors will be gripped from the word "go."

About the Author


Conn Iggulden is one of the most successful authors of historical fiction writing today. Following Stormbird, Margaret of Anjou is the second book in his superb new series set during the Wars of the Roses, a remarkable period of British history. His previous two series, on Julius Caesar and on the Mongol Khans of Central Asia, describe the founding of the greatest empires of their day and were number-one bestsellers. Iggulden lives in Hertfordshire with his wife and children.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780399165375
ISBN-10: 0399165371
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Publication Date: June 16th, 2015
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Wars of the Roses