OBriens New Novel, Queen Of The North, Is Available To Pre Order NowEnglands Forgotten QueensAnne OBrien Has Joined The Exclusive Club Of Excellent Historical Novelists Sunday Express ENGLAND S MOST RUTHLESS QUEEN July,In The Baking Sunshine Of Bordeaux, Eleanor, Duchess Of Aquitaine, Eagerly Awaits Her First Meeting With The Prince Who Will Become Her HusbandBut Louis Capet Is No Fit Match For Educated, Independent Eleanor When He Inherits The Throne Of France, It Becomes Clear That ê Devil's Consort ↠´ Download by Ê Anne O Brien His Monastic Ways And Indecisive Rule Could Cost Him His Country And His MarriageDetermined To Rule Her Own Lands, Eleanor Leads The Men Of Aquitaine On Crusade The March To Outremer Will Make Her The Most Scandalous Woman In All Of ChristendomAnd One Chance Meeting Between Eleanor And Henry Plantagenet Will Change The Fate Of England ForeverHers Is A Story Of Power, Political Intrigue, Passion And LovePraise For Anne OBrien One Of The Best Writers Aroundshe Outdoes Even Philippa Gregory The SunHer Writing Is Highly Evocative Of The Time Period OBrien Has Produced An Epic Tale Historical Novel SocietyAnne OBriens Novels Give A Voice To The Silent Women Of History Yorkshire PostOnce Again OBrien Proves Herself A Medieval History Magician, Conjuring Up A Sizzling, Sweeping Story Lancashire Evening PostAn Exciting And Intriguing Story Of Love And Historical Politics If You Enjoy Philippa Gregory And Alison Weir You Will Love Anne O Brien We Love This BookA Brilliantly Researched And Well Told Story You Wont Be Able To Put This Book Down CandisA Fast Paced Historical Drama That Is Full Of Suspense Essentials I don t know why I didn t review this book when I read it first time around on it s publication date Another beautifully written, well researched book with the usual touch of magic from Anne O Brien I love the way Miss O Brien captures Eleanor and Henry s strength of character, their love of life and for each other Eleanor was never going to be Louis s meek little queen waiting to do all he asked I loved the way she played and stood up to anyone who got in her way, Sugar, the Blessed Bernard of Clarvaux, the nasty, evil Galeran to name a few She had a hard life along the way It is easy to forget that she was nearly fifteen when she married Louis, but the her intelligence and deviousness was honed to a fine art during this period of her life Queen Adelaide was never exactly the welcoming, warm hearted Mother to this young woma

Anne O Brien has produced another excellent novel and this time her heroine is Eleanor of Aquitaine, a woman whose long and extraordinary life is absolutely stuffed with potential for fiction this one does not disappoint In the early 12th century, in the absence of a son and heir, Eleanor becomes Duchess of the rich province of Aquitaine on the death of her father this makes her a wealthy and beautiful marriage prospect and the French King Louis the Fat, a real charmer seizes the initiative and arranges a marriage for her with his second son, Louis Capet This son is destined to become the next King of France in place of his deceased older brother.
Eleanor is clearly not to be married for love, but determines to make the best of the Firstly, I probably should disclose that Anne O Brien taught me A Level history hello Mrs O Brien and in doing so, instilled in me a lifelong interest in British monarchs Therefore I was incredibly excited to discover that she has since turned her hand to writing and so bought Devil s Consort immediately, albeit with some trepidation in case it wasn t any good.
I needed have worried I loved this story Eleanor of Aquitaine is a fascinating character anyway and to have her brought to life and given voice added a richness to what I already knew of her It s an easy read and clearly a great deal of thought has gone into looking at what happened and trying to imagine how she would have thought or felt about her life The pay off for this is that she has a strong and clear voice throughout and the story is all the

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