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Sharon Kay Penman: The Devil's Brood

Скачать книгу (размер 3 910 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 768) Аннотация: The long-awaited and highly anticipated final volume in Penman's trilogy of Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine offers a tumultuous conclusion to this timeless story of love, power, ambition, and betrayal.

Sharon Kay Penman: When Christ and His Saints Slept

Скачать книгу (размер 4 726 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 928) Аннотация: Stephen was handsome, unreliable and beguiling. Maude was courageous, beautiful and insanely arrogant. They fought for twenty years and devastated England. Their flair for dramatic events and immense catastrophes made sure that they were never boring.

Sharon Kay Penman: Time and Chance

Скачать книгу (размер 2 768 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 544) Аннотация: The second volume in a trilogy begun in «When Christ and His Saints Slept Here.» Hoping to subdue the Church, Henry II — against the advice of Eleanor of Aquitaine — raises Thomas Becket to the position of Archbishop of Canterbury. But when the once worldly Becket discovers faith, their alliance withers.

Sharon Kay Penman: Cruel as the Grave

Скачать книгу (размер 1 381 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 272) Аннотация: April 1193. England's King Richard Lionheart languishes in a German prison, and treason scents the air. Richard's younger brother, John, seizes Windsor Castle, and Dowager Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine summons her trusted personal «queen's man», Justin de Quincy, to do the impossible — mediate a truce with her rebel son. Amid such fateful events, the murder of a Welsh peddler's daughter seems small.…

Sharon Kay Penman: The Queen's Man: A Medieval Mystery

Скачать книгу (размер 1 462 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 288) Аннотация: Epiphany, 1193. Eleanor of Aquitaine sits upon England's throne. Her beloved son Richard Lionheart is missing, presumed dead — and the court whispers that her younger son, John, is plotting to seize the crown. Meanwhile, on the snowy highroad from Winchester, a destitute young man falls heir to a blood stained letter, pressed into his hand by a dying man. The missive becomes Justin de Quincy's…

Sharon Kay Penman: The Sunne in Splendour

Скачать книгу (размер 4 563 Kb , формат fb2, страниц 896) Аннотация: »The Sunne in Splendour» is a magnificent historical novel about Richard III. Set against a vast, colourful canvas, it covers the whole period of The War of the Roses opening with Richard as a child of seven and following him through a turbulent youth and manhood to his betrayal and death at The Battle of Bosworth Field. The historical detail is brilliantly depicted and brings to life the…