The Queen's Vow: A Novel of Isabella of Castile

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Title: The Queen's Vow( A Novel of Isabella of Castile) <>Binding: Hardcover <>Author: C.W.Gortner <>Publisher: BallantineBooks

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PRAISE FOR C. W. GORTNER

The Confessions of Catherine de Medici

"Alison Weir and Philippa Gregory fans will devour this smashing fictional biography."--"Booklist"
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"Highly recommended . . . compelling and fascinating."--"Historical Novels Review"

The Last Queen

"An absorbing account of one of history's most fascinating women."--Donna Woolfolk Cross, author of "Pope Joan"

"Emotional and political tensions soar . . . Disturbing royal secrets and court manipulations wickedly twist this enthralling story, brilliantly told."--"Publishers Weekly"

PRAISE FOR The Queen's Vow

"Isabella is most often remembered as the queen who financed Christopher Columbus's voyage to the Americas, but in this vivid novel, Gortner reveals that she is much more than this. She is an inspiring young woman who bravely faced the turmoil that surrounded her and managed to hold on to her crown...Gortner has again produced a richly detailed book that is hard to put down."--"Historical Novels Review"

"Gortner...presents a believable account of a woman determined to control her own fate and shape Spain into a great country."--"Booklist"
PRAISE FOR The Confessions of Catherine de Medici

"Alison Weir and Philippa Gregory fans will devour this smashing fictional biography."--"Booklist"
" "
"Highly recommended . . . compelling and fascinating."--"Historical Novels Review"
PRAISE FOR The Last Queen

"An absorbing account of one of history's most fascinating women."--Donna Woolfolk Cross, author of "Pope Joan"

"Emotional and political tensions soar . . . Disturbing royal secrets and court manipulations wickedly twist this enthralling story, brilliantly told."--"Publishers Weekly"

"A masterwork by a skilled craftsman . . . Make a vow to read this book."--New York Journal of Books
"A beautifully crafted piece of historical fiction . . . Gortner's vivid details blend with his deeply intensive research to re-create Isabella and Castile in a way that the reader will find compelling and immersive, bringing not just the Queen but the whole nation to life."--"RT Book Reviews"
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"A fascinating story . . . Through his creative and spellbinding storytelling, Gortner's readers come to know Isabella intimately in mind, heart and body as she lives through a tumultuous time, her intense longing to be the determiner of her own unique destiny."--Wichita Falls "Times Record News"
"A novel of triumph as Isabella vanquishes her enemies one by one . . . [She is] a very human and appealing character.""--The Roanoke Times"
"Politically charged, passionate . . . [a] well-researched, intriguing historical."--Bookreporter

A masterwork by a skilled craftsman . . . Make a vow to read this book. New York Journal of Books
A beautifully crafted piece of historical fiction . . . Gortner s vivid details blend with his deeply intensive research to re-create Isabella and Castile in a way that the reader will find compelling and immersive, bringing not just the Queen but the whole nation to life. RT Book Reviews

A fascinating story . . . Through his creative and spellbinding storytelling, Gortner s readers come to know Isabella intimately in mind, heart and body as she lives through a tumultuous time, her intense longing to be the determiner of her own unique destiny. Wichita Falls Times Record News
A novel of triumph as Isabella vanquishes her enemies one by one . . . [She is] a very human and appealing character. The Roanoke Times
Politically charged, passionate . . . [a] well-researched, intriguing historical. Bookreporter"

Book Description:

Lavish historical fiction for fans of Philippa Gregory, from C. W. Gortner, author of THE LAST QUEEN.

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