Eleanor of Aquitane
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  • 1
    The Summer Queen: Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy, Book 1 | Elizabeth Chadwick

    The Summer Queen: Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated By Katie Scarfe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Eleanor of Aquitaine's story deserves to be legendary. She is an icon who has fascinated readers for over 800 years. But the real Eleanor remains elusive - until now. Based on the most up-to-date research, award-winning novelist Elizabeth Chadwick brings Eleanor's magnificent story to life, as never before, unveiling the real Eleanor. Young, golden-haired and blue-eyed Eleanor has everything to look forward to as the heiress to wealthy Aquitaine.

    The Romance Runs Strong in This One

    I found this title in the coming soon to Audible area of the web site. It sounded terrific when I researched the series. Plus there was the added pe..Show More »

    Reviewed on October 04 2014 by Sara (πŸπŸŒΎπŸ‚πŸŒΎπŸ)
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    The Winter Crown: Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy, Book 2 | Elizabeth Chadwick

    The Winter Crown: Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated By Katie Scarfe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    It is the winter of 1154 and Eleanor, Queen of England, is biding her time. While her husband King Henry II battles for land across the channel, Eleanor fulfils her duty as acting ruler and bearer of royal children. But she wants to be more than this - if only Henry would let her. Instead, Henry belittles and excludes her, falling for a young mistress and leaving Eleanor side-lined and angry. And as her sons become young men, frustrated at Henry's hoarding of power, Eleanor is forced into a rebellion of devastating consequences.

    This series is more romance novel than history.

    Unfortunately this book feels more like a romance novel than good historical fiction. Eleanor of Aquitaine was a strong, heroic woman of the middle a..Show More »

    Reviewed on January 01 2017 by Kelly (Colorado Springs)
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    The Autumn Throne | Elizabeth Chadwick

    The Autumn Throne

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 19 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated By Katie Scarfe
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    England, 1176. Imprisoned by her husband, King Henry II, Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen of England, refuses to let her powerful husband bully her into submission, even as he forces her away from her children and her birthright. Freed only by Henry's death, Eleanor becomes dowager Queen of England. But the competition for land and power that Henry stirred up among his sons has intensified to a dangerous rivalry.

    Beautiful story in the vein of Braveheart

    Eleanor of Aquitaine is one of my favorite historical figures. Sometimes greatness is aligned with destiny. Not often but it happens and when it does ..Show More »

    Reviewed on September 17 2016 by Reademandweep (LaLaLand)