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Mistress of the Court
Mistress of the Court

Mistress of the Court


448 Pages, 5 x 8

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $17.95)

Publication Date: May 2016

ISBN 9781910183076

Rights: US & CA

Myrmidon Books (May 2016)

Price: $14.95


The second in Laura Purcell's captivating series of novels chronicling the lives and loves of the consorts and mistresses of Britain's rash, reckless and ebullient Hanoverian kings

Trapped in an abusive marriage, Henrietta Howard stakes everything on a new life in Hanover with its royal family, heirs to the British throne. Her beauty and intelligence win her the friendship of clever Princess Caroline and her mercurial husband, Prince George—but friendship is the last thing on the hot-blooded prince's mind. Whatever George's shortcomings, Princess Caroline is determined to make the family a success. Yet the feud between her husband and his obstinate father threatens all she has worked for. As England erupts in Jacobite riots, her family falls apart. She vows to save the country for her children to inherit—even if it costs her pride and her marriage.

Author Biography

Laura Purcell is a member of the Society for Court Studies and Historic Royal Palaces. She featured on a recent PBS documentary, talking about Queen Caroline. Her previous book is Queen of Bedlam.