The Uncrowned Queen (War of the Roses #3)
The thrilling climax to the trilogy that began with The Innocent and The Exiled brings Posie Graeme-Evans's bittersweet story of two lovers divided by the throne of England to its dramatic conclusion.
As England tears itself apart in the War of the Roses, Anne de Bohun lives far from the intrigues of cities and courts. Once King Edward IV's mistress, Anne has found safet...more
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The first book of this trilogy, The Innocent, was a real fun read. The heroine was Mary Sueish to the extrem...more
This book doesn't even qualify as historical fict...more
This volume in the series is considerably longer than its previous installments, but worth it. The story begins shortly after the end of The Exiled. Anne is getting back to her lonely life in exile when news of King Edward's disposal and King Henry VI's nominal return to power reaches her. It seems that the historical British civil war, The War of the Ros...more
Just as Edward succeeds in changing her mind, something happens to make her more set in h...more
It was an interesting time period--not one I knew much about--and the book was well-researched, but I never generated that much sympathy for the characters. I kept thinking, 'Anne, just get on with your life!'
I wasn't too sure about the series when I read t...more
The Uncrowned Queen is the last book in the Anne de Bohun trilogy, following The Innocent and The Exiled. Lady Anne assists her lover, Edward IV, in regaining his crown, dodges witch hunts and endlessly flip flops between choosing duty or love, all without mussing her lovely self unduly. I
found this book and it's heroine annoying at a very primal level, I'm still surprised I finished it. All of which is unfair, because it's perfectly likeable historical fiction, with lovely de...more
I loved this character of Anne. So much better than the second book. She was stronger and we learnt so much more about her and those around her.
It wasn't predictable, and the sexual content was nowhere near as heavy as the first book.