The Sister Queens

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Penguin, Mar 6, 2012 - Fiction - 528 pages
9 Reviews
Patient, perfect, and used to being first, Marguerite becomes Queen of France. But Louis IX is a religious zealot who denies himself the love and companionship his wife craves. Can she borrow enough of her sister's boldness to grasp her chance for happiness in a forbidden love?

Passionate, strong-willed, and stubborn, Eleanor becomes Queen of England. Henry III is a good man, but not a good king. Can Eleanor stop competing with her sister and value what she has, or will she let it slip away?

The Sister Queens is historical fiction at its most compelling, and is an unforgettable first novel.


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User Review  - msjessie - LibraryThing

This is the type of book I am constantly looking for in the historical fiction genre, and rarely seem to stumble across; it's very engaging from the outset, it's lively to read with actualized ... Read full review

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User Review  - Wassilissa - LibraryThing

The good thing about it is, that it really brings nearer the lives of two queens, that were more or less unknown to me. I looked up some facts and found the author well informed. But the story itself ... Read full review


Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 4
Chapter 9
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 26
Chapter 35
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Sophie Perinot received her BA in History from the College of Wooster and her law degree from Northwestern University. She is an active member of the Historical Novel Society and lives in Virginia.

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