I was looking for historical fiction, but this book really belongs in the Romance section.
Which was quite amusing to read but at time I just wanted to reach into the book and slap "the fair maid of Kent" for all the brash things she said and did.
I would just like to say that this is not a major plot point, in fact, this is a thought, not a plan, or a plot, that Joan has, for a little while.
I was pretty disappointed with this book. I understand that this is fiction, and that liberties will be taken with the characters and the story, but wow. Read morePublished 1 month ago by C. J. Attwood
I have enjoyed the book enormously.
Well known real historical story of the Joan of Kent and The Black Prince has been described and interpreted the way , I can... Read more
I really enjoyed this book and could not put it down. I enjoyed some of the historical facts in the book as well as some of the fictional aspects. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Kelly S.
This would have been better if she just would have used fictitious people instead of people who really lived. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Granma Linda
For those who don't understand the difference: Historical fiction is just that...FICTION (which means it's not real). Read morePublished 18 months ago by KRM
This book had too many historical inaccuracies. I know it was a FICTION based on the life of Joan of Kent, and you expect it to have some things wrong just to keep the story... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Patsy Lovell
If you enjoyed Anya Seton's, "Katherine", you will love "The First Princess of Wales". It has the makings of the best type of love story; one that keeps you enthralled, and makes... Read morePublished on April 3, 2012 by Jane
I don't understand why many historical fiction authors seem to think all their readers want a romance novel. I read these for the research and the narrative - NOT the sex. Read morePublished on November 21, 2011 by Anon
At the time this book starts Joan was married to Will Salisbury against her wishes because Queen Phillipa was afraid Prince Edward would marry her. Read morePublished on September 15, 2011 by Joan of Kent