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Sultana: The Pomegranate Tree

(Sultana #5)

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Book #5 of the Sultana series.


In fifteenth-century Moorish Spain, Aisha, the descendant of the Sultans of Granada endures a life imperiled by dynastic warfare, loss, and cruel fate.


Enemies descend on the kingdom from all sides and threaten to tear it apart. To preserve a fragile peace, Aisha suffers a sham marriage to a cruel tyrant, forever divided from the love that once
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Published December 11th 2015 by Lisa J. Yarde
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Mirella
Feb 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
If you are looking for a passionate, gut-wrenching, exotic historical fiction series to read, then start reading The Sultana Series by Lisa J Yarde. Each novel is set in different eras in Moorish Spain. Fastidious research into the family history of the Sultans of Granada and the Nasrid dynasty yielded these utterly compelling and engrossing tales of intrigue, love, massacre, poisonings, and murder. Sultana: The Pomegranate Tree is Book 5 in the series. The main protagonist in this novel is the ...more
Caroline Palmer
Jul 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Aisha isn't as engaging a heroine as the other women in the series, and I wish that Ms. Yarde had found a way to conclude her story with the fall of Granada, but still enjoyable. ...more
Laura
Dec 12, 2015 rated it it was amazing
For those with an interest in Spain’s history and who have visited the magnificent Moorish city of Granada, this compelling and meticulously researched novel is a must read.

This is the story of the last queen of Granada, Aisha al-Hurra, the very woman whose son surrendered to the Christian alliance led by King Ferdinand of Aragon and Queen Isabella of Castile; the Moorish ruler, who you may have heard, told her son, “Do not weep like a woman for what you could not defend like a man.”

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Lisa J. Yarde writes fiction inspired by the Middle Ages in Europe.

She is the author of two historical novels set in medieval England and Normandy, On Falcon’s Wings, featuring a star-crossed romance between Norman and Saxon lovers before the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and The Burning Candle, based on the life of the first countess of Leicester and Surrey, Isabel de Vermandois, progenitor of roya
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Sultana (6 books)
  • Sultana (Sultana #1)
  • Sultana's Legacy (Sultana #2)
  • Sultana: Two Sisters (Sultana #3)
  • Sultana: The Bride Price (Sultana #4)
  • Sultana: The White Mountains (Sultana #6)

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