[Read] ➼ Time and Chance ➹ Sharon Kay Penman – E17streets4all.co.uk In When Christ and His Saints Slept, acclaimed historical novelist Sharon Kay Penman portrayed all the deceit, danger, and drama of Henry II s ascension to the throne Now, in Time and Chance,she conti In When Christ and His Saints Slept, acclaimed historical novelist Sharon Kay Penman portrayed all the deceit, danger, and drama of Henry II s ascension to the throne Now, in Time and Chance,she continues the ever captivating taleIt was medieval England s immortal marriage Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II, bound by passion and ambition, certain to leave a legacy of greatness But while lust would divide them, it was friendship and ultimately faith that brought bloodshed into their midst It began with Thomas Becket, Henry s closest confidant, and his elevation to be Archbishop of Canterbury It ended with a perceived betrayal that made a royal murder seem inevitable Along the way were enough scheming, seductions, and scandals to topple any kingdom but their own Only Sharon Kay Penman can re create this truly tumultuous time and capture the couple who loved power as much as each other and a man who loved God most of all.
Penman received her bachelor s degree from the University of Texas at Austin, she majored in history, and also received a Juris Doctor JD degree from Rutgers University School of Law, and later worked as a tax lawyer The Sunne in Splendour, a novel about Richard III of England is one of the most popular books on the Historical Novel Society s list of best historical novels In , following the success of When Christ and His Saints Slept which dealt with the Anarchy and the early career of King Henry II of England , Penman ventured into the historical whodunnit with four mysteries set in the court of Eleanor of Aquitaine during the reign of Richard I The mysteries did not enjoy the same success as her straight historical novels, to which she returned in , with Time and Chance, again covering the life of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II In , she published Devil s Brood, which was to be the final book in her trilogy about Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine She soon realized that there was stillof the Angevins story to tell and the result was Lionheart , followed by The King s Ransom Henry and Eleanor s celebrated and controversial son, Richard the Lionheart is the major character in both books, although Eleanor, John, If you re looking for a CBR and CBZ reader and Richard s favorite sister, Joanna, also get to spend time on center stage She has just finished The Land Beyond the Sea, set in the Kingdom of Jerusalem in the late th century It will be published in the US by GP Putnam s and in the UK and Down Under by Macmillan and co the publication date is early March, .
- 544 pages
- Time and Chance
- Sharon Kay Penman
- 18 December 2019 Sharon Kay Penman