The Rose of York
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(4.1 based on 59 ratings)
  • 1

    The Rose of York: Love and War

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 54 mins)
    • By Sandra Worth
    • Narrated By Robin Sachs
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    Set in Malory's England during the Wars of the Roses, this acclaimed winner of a remarkable nine awards tells the true story of two star-crossed lovers - Richard of Gloucester and Lady Anne Neville - before they become King and Queen of England. A stirring tale of romance and intrigue.

    Kristi says: "Anne Neville and Richard III's love story."
    Anne Neville and Richard III's love story.

    I like a different version of the evil Richard III than Shakespeare.

    Reviewed on December 30 2013 by Kristi (Milwaukie, OR, United States)
  • 2

    Crown of Destiny: The Rose of York, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (5 hrs and 25 mins)
    • By Sandra Worth
    • Narrated By Robin Sachs
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    Sandra Worth's Crown of Destiny, her second novel in a trilogy about Richard III, picks up shortly after the first book's conclusion, with Richard finally wed and attempting to safeguard his new family from the machinations of his brother Edward IV's court. This is a fast listen, but one that never lags. Richard grows in this unusual portrayal of a humane man in an inhumane time, one who must confront challenging choices that threaten to rend his world apart, and contend with the own darkness in his own nature.

    CAROLINE says: "Riveting."
    Riveting.

    I simply loved all three volumes of Sandra Worth's trilogy, of which this is the second. Being a great reader of historical fiction, I am not easy to..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 07 2013 by CAROLINE (ESTES PARK, CO, United States)
  • 3

    The Rose of York: Fall From Grace

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 14 mins)
    • By Sandra Worth
    • Narrated By Robin Sachs
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Defying Shakespeare's portrayal of Richard III, this well researched novel completes The Rose of York series -- winner of a remarkable ten awards, including first place pre-publication prize in the 2003 Francis Ford Coppola-supported New Century Writers Award for Best Emerging Writer. Set in Malory's England, it traces Richard's remarkable reign, his passion for justice, his undying devotion to Anne, and the unresolved mystery of his nephew's disappearance. A stirring saga of courage, sacrifice and love.

    CAROLINE says: "Powerful and affecting."
    Powerful and affecting.

    Sandra Worth takes us into the mind and heart of Richard III, that much maligned king of Shakespearean fame, and gives us an entirely different interp..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 07 2013 by CAROLINE (ESTES PARK, CO, United States)