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My Queen, My Love: A Novel of Henrietta Maria
by Elena Maria Vidal

Publication Date: November 25, 2021
Mayapple Books
Paperback & eBook; 284 pages

Collection: The Henrietta of France Trilogy E-book 1
Style: Historic Fiction/Biography



The youngest daughter of Henri IV, the primary Bourbon King of France, Henriette-Marie at all times knew she must marry a prince. When the Prince of Wales, Charles Stuart, travels by means of Paris he sees her dancing on the Louvre and inside two years a wedding is organized. Nevertheless, Henriette is Catholic and Catholicism is banned in England. In getting ready to turn out to be Queen of England, Scotland and Eire, Henriette has no thought of the obstacles that should be overcome earlier than she will be able to discover happiness with Charles. The principle hindrance, she quickly realizes, is just not the distinction in faith however Charles’ greatest pal, George Villiers, the good-looking Duke of Buckingham, who’s resolved to subdue Henriette to his will. Buckingham forgets that Henriette can be half Medici and underestimates her willpower to succeed in addition to the depth of her love for Charles. My Queen, My Love is the primary novel within the Henrietta of France Trilogy by acclaimed writer Elena Maria Vidal. It describes the early years of the tumultuous marriage of Charles I and Henrietta Maria which preceded the English Civil Wars of the Seventeenth Century.


“Elena Maria Vidal’s new historic novel captivated me from the start. The fascinating story of the customarily tumultuous lifetime of Henrietta Maria of France, a religious Catholic Queen dwelling in post-Reformation England, is fantastically written. It will particularly be appreciated by readers who wish to immerse themselves on the planet of seventeenth century England and France. The characters are well-developed and plausible. I extremely advocate this exceptional ebook to all who get pleasure from a compelling story.” —Ellen Gable, award-winning writer

“Just like the works by Sharon Kay Penman and different distinctive historic fiction authors, My Queen, My Love takes the reader on an intense journey again in time, permitting the reader to really feel immersed within the period, the occasions, the individuals, the loves and the tragedies (and a lot extra). Superbly advised.” —Readers’ Favourite

“With My Queen, My Love, E.M. Vidal has introduced Henrietta Maria’s ardour and character to life with exceptional ability.” —Andrea Zuvich, writer of Intercourse and Sexuality in Stuart Britain

“Elena Maria Vidal envelops readers in interval element with every rustle of silk, each whispered prophecy. A richly advised story of intrigue and betrayal, loyalty and hope, My Queen, My Love rushes headlong in direction of the tumultuous historical past of the English Civil Battle.” —Mary Jo Anderson, writer of Male and Feminine He Made Them

“Henrietta Maria’s life is so richly inconceivable that it’s uncommon that she hasn’t attracted the eye of extra historic novelists. Now, we now have an thrilling, beautifully-researched, and sympathetic first installment in a brand new trilogy impressed by this exceptional seventeenth-century queen.” —Gareth Russell, writer of A Historical past of the English Monarchy: From Boadicea to Elizabeth I and An Illustrated Introduction to the Tudors

In regards to the Creator

Elena Maria Vidal was born in Florence, Oregon in 1962 however grew up in Frederick County, Maryland. She obtained her BA in Psychology from Hood School and her MA in Fashionable European Historical past from SUNY Albany. She has been a member of the Secular Order of Mount Carmel since 1986. Elena enjoys cooking, gardening, opera and dealing with the aged. She lives on Maryland’s Japanese Shore together with her household. She is at the moment engaged in writing a historic fiction trilogy about Queen Henrietta Maria. Elena’s Tea at Trianon weblog offers with social, non secular and political points in addition to historical past. My Queen, My Love is her fifth novel and sixth ebook.

For extra info please go to Elena’s web site and weblog.  You may as well join together with her on Fb, Twitter, and Goodreads.

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