When debutante Wallis Simpson was growing up, she devoted her teenage daydreams to one man: the future King of England, Prince Edward. But instead she marries a pilot, who turns out to be a dominating bully of a man. Edward, in the meantime, is busy fulfilling his royal duties - as well as some extra-curricular ones involving married women. Until the day he is introduced to a very special woman, Wallis Simpson.
The Shadow Queen is a dramatic novel that crosses continents and provides a unique insight into one of history’s most charismatic and multi-faceted women.