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White Rose, Dark Summer (Wars of the Roses Quartet #2)

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The outbreak of the Wars of Lancaster and York, 1449-1461.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published January 1st 1973 by New English Library (first published January 1st 1972)
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I originally read this book back in the 1970s. In fact, my copy is that old paperback I bought way back when. The book tells the story of Richard, Duke of York and his wife, Cecily Neville. It is the second in a series (the other volumes of which I don't have) and begins with Richard and his family heading to Ireland, being directed to go there by the king, the ineffectual Henry VI. There, Richard gets things under control, and the book then follows his becoming Lord Protector when Henry VI has ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Wars of the Roses Quartet (4 books)
  • The Rose in Spring (In the Shadow of the Throne, #1)
  • The Rose at Harvest End (In the Shadow of the Throne, #3)
  • Winter's Rose (In the Shadow of the Throne, #4)

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