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I didn't get past 15 pages.
She is much more sympathetic in this novel and I didn't feel like I hated her at the end of the story (even though by most accounts she probably was pretty bad).
Speaking of which, it's constantly hinted throughout `Queen of Shadows' that Edward II is not the father of Isabella's eldest child, the future Edward III.
Gwenith's family is killed when Edward I crushes Wales and Gwenith grows up with her grandmother, who makes Gwenith promise to seek vengeance for her family. Read morePublished on August 25, 2012 by Elysium
I must admit, I only started reading this book, then skimmed the rest but as early as the first few pages, I realized that Edith Felber had done very little, if any, research on... Read morePublished on April 13, 2010 by Maxwell
This was the third book I have read covering this particular period in English history. Some of you may be familiar with a bit of this period, thanks to the Mel Gibson film... Read morePublished on August 26, 2009 by Robin J.
And usually I can tough things out but the dialogue was so banal, so crappy, that I couldn't continue. And it wasn't believeable. Read morePublished on June 4, 2009 by Shannon Wolo
This lady Edith Felber should write more historical novels. Tres bien!!! She definitely rates among the top authors of historical novels. Read morePublished on December 13, 2007 by Irene D. Chrest
First of all, the term "Majesty" was not used until Henry VIII styled himself as such a couple of centuries later. Read morePublished on June 5, 2007 by Daphne Doodleberry
Queen of Shadows is a marvelous book. I liked it so much I wrote a blurb for it. I have written myself about dark ages and medieval Britain, and Edith Felber captures so well the... Read morePublished on January 5, 2007 by Joan Wolf
As a previous reviewer apparently does not understand, this is a work of historical FICTION. The author has chosen the parts of her research that worked best for her story. Read morePublished on January 2, 2007 by Patricia Rice