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A Marriage of Fortune

Hardcover / ISBN-13: 9781398711143

Price: £14.99

ON SALE: 19th January 2023

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

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‘A compelling tale of a family caught up in the turmoil of the Wars of the Roses… Be warned: it’s dangerously addictive’ TRACY BORMAN

England. 1469.

A fortunate marriage will change history.
A scandal could destroy everything…

Margaret Paston, matriarch of the Paston family, knows that a favourable match for one of her unruly daughters is the only way to survive the loss of their recently acquired Caister Castle. But as the War of the Roses rages on, dangerous enemies will threaten even her best laid plans.

Margery Paston, her eldest daughter, has always strived to uphold the Paston name and do her mother proud. But when she loses her heart to a man below her station, she must make a terrible choice: will she betray her family and risk everything for a chance at true love?

Anne Haute, first cousin to the Queen, is embroiled in a longstanding betrothal to Sir John Paston, the eldest son and heir to the Paston seat. But despite his promises, Anne can’t help but doubt that he will ever keep his word and make her his wife…

In the midst of civil war, each of these women must decide: Head or heart? Love or duty? Reputation- or scandal?

Praise for A Marriage of Fortune:

‘Anne O’Brien gets right inside the heads of her medieval characters!’ JOANNA HICKSON

‘Magnificently researched… an enthralling story of strong women and advantageous marriages. I was completely hooked!’ CLARE MARCHANT

A beautifully researched novel told with understanding, subtlety and a deft touch. Time travel at its best’ JOANNA COURTNEY

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A magnificently researched book, which brings the Paston family and the Wars of the Roses to life in an enthralling story of strong women and advantageous marriages
CLARE HOLLINGWORTH
Anne O'Brien gets right inside the heads of her medieval characters!
JOANNA HICKSON
A compelling tale of a family caught up in the turmoil of the Wars of the Roses . . . Be warned: it's dangerously addictive
TRACY BORMAN