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❮PDF❯ ✭ The Scandalous Duchess ✩ Author Anne O'Brien – Myportal.pro If you will be a great man’s mistress you must pay the price1372 The Savoy Widow Lady Katherine Swynford presents herself for a role in the household of merciless royal prince John of Gaunt Duke of If you will be a great man’s mistress you must pay the price1372 The Savoy Widow Lady Katherine Swynford presents herself for a role in the household of merciless royal prince John of Gaunt Duke of Lancaster hoping to end her destitution But the Duke’s scandalous proposition leaves her life of pious integrity reelingSeduced by the glare of royal a.

Doration Katherine becomes John’s mistress She will leave behind everything she has stood for to play second fiddle to his young wife and ruthless ambition She will live in the shadows of the most powerful man in England in the hope of a love greater than propriety But soon the court whispers – whore harlot vile temptress – reach the ears of not.

scandalous ebok duchess mobile The Scandalous mobile The Scandalous Duchess EpubDoration Katherine becomes John’s mistress She will leave behind everything she has stood for to play second fiddle to his young wife and ruthless ambition She will live in the shadows of the most powerful man in England in the hope of a love greater than propriety But soon the court whispers – whore harlot vile temptress – reach the ears of not.

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ePUB Anne O'Brien Ø Ø The Scandalous Duchess PDF ´ The Scandalous eBook See this thread for information My home is in the Welsh Marches although much of my early life was spent in Yorkshire most recently in the East RidingAnn O'Brien The Marches is a remote region of England surrounded by echoes from the past Hereford is close with its famous Mappa Mundi and chained librarySo is Shrewsbury and also Ludlow with its splendid castle and its connections with our Plantagenet and Tudor kings With my husband I live in an eighteenth century timber framed cottage which itself must have seen much history over two hundred yearsI have always enjoyed the appeal of HistoryI taught the subject with enthusiasm but it became my ambition to write historical romances My first novel The Runaway Heiress was published by Mills and Boon in 2004This first book was a Regency Romance in the great tradition of Georgette Heyer who has not admired her skill and delicate touch for the period? I have drawn on my interest in the Stuart century to write about the English Civil War and Restoration England of Charles II Living in the Marches however I soon discovered the wealth of atmosphere and legend in this isolated part of England from medieval times It was not long before I was encouraged to create a medieval romance inConuering Knight Captive LadyWhen not writing I have a large rambling garden where George and I grow organic vegetables and soft fruit or perhaps I should admit that he grows them whilst I pick and cook them We have a wild garden an orchard a formal pond and herbaceous flower borders We share it all with rabbits and pheasants frogs and goldfinches hedgehogs and buzzards It is a beautiful place When we first settled into our cottage I planted a herb garden on a Tudor pattern with stone pathways and clipped box hedges From this I developed my interest in herbs and their usesNicholas Culpeper's The Complete Herbal a fascinating resource to a historical novelist first published in 1649 has become essential bedside reading As a result the use of herbs in medicine and witchcraft for both good and ill has appeared in some of my novelsFor pure relaxation I enjoy yoga as well as singing with a local Choral Society Watercolour painting allows me to simply sit and appreciate the landscape and the flowers in my garden when my mind is busy constructing my next plot

10 thoughts on “The Scandalous Duchess

  1. Michael Michael says:

    ePUB Anne O'Brien Ø Ø The Scandalous Duchess PDF ´ The Scandalous eBook scandalous ebok, duchess mobile, The Scandalous mobile, The Scandalous Duchess EpubThere are few things we know about Katherine Swynford the Duchess of Lancaster Married at sixteen to Hugh Ottes Swynford a Knight from the manor of Kettlethorpe in Lincolnshir


  2. Sally Howes Sally Howes says:

    ePUB Anne O'Brien Ø Ø The Scandalous Duchess PDF ´ The Scandalous eBook scandalous ebok, duchess mobile, The Scandalous mobile, The Scandalous Duchess EpubUnlike many court dramas THE SCANDALOUS DUCHESS is focused almost wholly on its female protagonist Katherine Swynford and the matters of her heart rather than on politics and royal intrigue an important point of difference from other such books The story mentions political events only in as much as they have an impact on Katherine's personal life She is a woman completely lacking in political ambition and this story is a romantic and domestic d


  3. Girl with her Head in a Book Girl with her Head in a Book says:

    ePUB Anne O'Brien Ø Ø The Scandalous Duchess PDF ´ The Scandalous eBook scandalous ebok, duchess mobile, The Scandalous mobile, The Scandalous Duchess EpubI came to this novel with very low expectations I felt surprisingly indignant that another author had tried to 'remake' Katherine and The Scandalous Duchess' format was not designed to uell my concerns The cover features a model with an obviously twenty first century blonde dye job and within the first three pages I spotted three typos dairy maids became diary maids instead of poring over books the Duke poured over them Additionally all the way through there was a problem with the typesetting for words containing the letter f So


  4. Natasa Natasa says:

    ePUB Anne O'Brien Ø Ø The Scandalous Duchess PDF ´ The Scandalous eBook scandalous ebok, duchess mobile, The Scandalous mobile, The Scandalous Duchess EpubIts historical fiction about a lady we know little about for sure so there are liberties taken with history However I liked it than Anya Seton’s “Katherine” There’s a lo


  5. Marquise Marquise says:

    ePUB Anne O'Brien Ø Ø The Scandalous Duchess PDF ´ The Scandalous eBook scandalous ebok, duchess mobile, The Scandalous mobile, The Scandalous Duchess EpubThe book had a beginning that wasn’t too bad despite 20% of it being too much UST unresolved sexual tension between the main characters all along In the end though the story in 1st person started to falter focusing overmuch on the romance and the inner emotions over a good plot combined with a so so writing I also really failed to feel the characters were Katherine Swynford and John of Gaunt as we knew them from historyIf you read Anya Seton's Katherine and loved it or are interested in the life of Edward III's third son and his mistress turned


  6. Margaret Margaret says:

    ePUB Anne O'Brien Ø Ø The Scandalous Duchess PDF ´ The Scandalous eBook scandalous ebok, duchess mobile, The Scandalous mobile, The Scandalous Duchess EpubThe least enjoyed of Anne O'Brien's books that I have readPossibly because I found her Katherine Swynford a boring pious at times selft righteous cowWorth reading if you have nothing else on hand


  7. Sally906 Sally906 says:

    ePUB Anne O'Brien Ø Ø The Scandalous Duchess PDF ´ The Scandalous eBook scandalous ebok, duchess mobile, The Scandalous mobile, The Scandalous Duchess EpubRoyal scandals are not confined to the current history of bare bottomed princes and topless brides; they have been with us since royalty began; and the love affair between Kath


  8. Jennifer Jennifer says:

    ePUB Anne O'Brien Ø Ø The Scandalous Duchess PDF ´ The Scandalous eBook scandalous ebok, duchess mobile, The Scandalous mobile, The Scandalous Duchess EpubFirst off I would like to recommend that you don't embark upon this novel if you know you're going to spend every second comparing it to Anya Seton's Katherine It would be entirely unfair do to this as Katherine is one of the most magnificent historical fiction books ever written and it's unlikely to be matched That being said I enjoyed this novel by Anne O'Brien and found favor in how she chose to write her novel based upon the love affair of Katherine Swynford and John of Gaunt This is a very passionate portrayal of their lives together and is very personal in it's


  9. Deborah Pickstone Deborah Pickstone says:

    ePUB Anne O'Brien Ø Ø The Scandalous Duchess PDF ´ The Scandalous eBook scandalous ebok, duchess mobile, The Scandalous mobile, The Scandalous Duchess Epub3 stars is a little generousI have read several by this author now and they are mildly diverting but not outstandingly historical I do take the point that not a lot is known etc but others have done well on just as little to go on The outstanding thing that struck me reading this is that all this author's heroines they are romances than HF really are alike; they could almost be the same character and they are all prone to a bit of hysterically misunderstanding and angry blaming I hope this is not representative of the author herself There is also a tendency to 'feistyness' which does pall and is historically ingenuous at bestThe author does still spin a good tale though; it is always readable though historically annoying Worth a read if you like a romance with a


  10. Liz Barnsley Liz Barnsley says:

    ePUB Anne O'Brien Ø Ø The Scandalous Duchess PDF ´ The Scandalous eBook scandalous ebok, duchess mobile, The Scandalous mobile, The Scandalous Duchess EpubThank you to the authorpublisher for the advance reading copyIf you will be a great man’s mistress you must pay the price1372 The Savoy Widow Lady Katherine Swynford presents


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