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Queen in Waiting (Georgian Saga #2)

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Her name was Caroline of Ansbach, a woman taught the cruelties of life at an early age. Refusing to succumb to her stepfather's abominable behavior, she married George Augustus, Prince of Hanover--the man next in line to be King. With the dream of someday being Queen to sustain her, Caroline lived a life of danger and quiet desperation, as she yearned for her native German ...more
Published October 2nd 1985 by Putnam Publishing Group (first published August 22nd 1975)
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Kate Sherrod
A vast improvement over the first volume of the Georgian saga, this book showed me the Sophie, Sophie Charlotte and most importantly the Caroline I'd been looking for. I've already read and enjoyed Caroline the Queen so it was especially nice to get more back story, particularly about the enmity between Caroline's husband (the future George II) and father-in-law (King George I) given further context by the events of Princess of Celle. Sigh. This is why I like to read series in order! But these b ...more
Apr 22, 2014 Jae rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Read so many Jean Plaidy books as a kid - kind of fun to find a stash of them at the library and do some comfort reading.
Elaine Burstein
Dec 23, 2014 Elaine Burstein rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Have learnt so much about the Georgians. Caroline is my hero.
Had to start next book immediately. This Georgian saga is addictive!
The long drawn out story of how the first king George of England became the king of England and Hanover. Lots of details about the power play between father and son, but not too interesting.
Karen Galber
Oct 06, 2015 Karen Galber rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very interesting. Tells the story of Caroline 's youth and early marriage up until she becomes queen. It also recounts the enmity between George I and George ii.
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Sinopsis en Español // Synopsis in Spanish 1 1 Feb 23, 2015 08:46AM  
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Eleanor Alice Burford, Mrs. George Percival Hibbert was a British author of about 200 historical novels, most of them under the pen name Jean Plaidy which had sold 14 million copies by the time of her death. She chose to use various names because of the differences in subject matter between her books; the best-known, apart from Plaidy, are Victoria Holt (56 million) and Philippa Carr (3 million). ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Georgian Saga (1 - 10 of 11 books)
  • The Princess of Celle (Georgian Saga, #1)
  • Caroline, the Queen (Georgian Saga, #3)
  • The Prince and the Quakeress (Georgian Saga, #4)
  • The Third George (Georgian Saga, #5)
  • Perdita's Prince (Georgian Saga, #6)
  • Sweet Lass of Richmond Hill (Georgian Saga, #7)
  • Indiscretions of the Queen (Georgian Saga, #8)
  • The Regent's Daughter (Georgian Saga, #9)
  • Goddess of the Green Room (Georgian Saga, #10)
  • Victoria in the Wings (Georgian Saga, #11)

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