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The Irish Princess

The Irish Princess

Ireland, 1160

Aoife MacMurchada is just 14 years old when her father Diarmit, King of Leinster, is brutally deposed, and her family is forced to flee Southern Ireland into English exile. Diarmit seeks help from King Henry II, an alliance that leads him to the charismatic Richard de Clare, lord of Striguil, a man dissatisfied with his lot and open to new horizons.

Diarmit promises Richard wealth, lands, and Aoife’s hand in marriage in return for his aid, but Aoife, has her own thoughts on the matter. She may be a prize, but she is not a pawn and she will play the game to her own advantage.

From the royal halls of scheming kings, to staunch Welsh border fortresses and across storm-tossed seas to the wild green kingdoms of Ireland, The Irish Princess is a sumptuous, journey of ambition and desire, love and loss, heartbreak and survival.
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 12th September 2019

Price: £20

ISBN-13: 9780751564990

Reviews

One of Elizabeth Chadwick's strengths is her stunning grasp of historical details... Her characters are beguiling and the story is intriguing and very enjoyable
Barbara Erskine
An author who makes history come gloriously alive
The Times
A riveting read. Meticulously researched with a powerful storyline, this is a glorious adventure not to be missed!
Candis
Picking up an Elizabeth Chadwick novel, you know you are in for a sumptuous ride
Daily Telegraph
Praise for Elizabeth Chadwick
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Enjoyable and sensuous
Daily Mail
Engrossingly written and well-researched
Choice
I rank Elizabeth Chadwick with such historical stars as Dorothy Dunnett and Anya Seton
Sharon Kay Penman
Meticulous research and strong storytelling
Woman & Home
Chadwick's research is impeccable, her characters fully formed and her storytelling enthralling
Historical Novel Review