1 New York Times bestselling author and "queen of royal fiction" (USA TODAY)
Philippa Gregory brings to life the story of Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford, a
woman of passion and of legend who navigated a treacherous path through the
battle lines in the War of the Roses to bring her family unimaginable power.
When the young and beautiful Jacquetta is married to the older Duke of Bedford,
English regent of France, he introduces her to a mysterious world of learning
and alchemy. Her only friend in the great household is the duke's squire Richard
Woodville, who is at her side when the duke's death leaves her