Eleanor of Aquitane
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(4.3 based on 161 ratings)
  • 1
    The Summer Queen: Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy, Book 1 | Elizabeth Chadwick

    The Summer Queen: Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy, Book 1

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 18 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated By Katie Scarfe
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (106)
    Performance
    (94)
    Story
    (93)

    Eleanor of Aquitaine's story deserves to be legendary. She is an icon who has fascinated readers for over 800 years. But the real Eleanor remains elusive - until now. Based on the most up-to-date research, award-winning novelist Elizabeth Chadwick brings Eleanor's magnificent story to life, as never before, unveiling the real Eleanor. Young, golden-haired and blue-eyed Eleanor has everything to look forward to as the heiress to wealthy Aquitaine.

    Beautifully written & a joy to listen to.

    I am a great fan of Elizabeth Chadwick's work and yet again she has produced another wonderful read, this book is beautifully written with perfect nar..Show More »

    Reviewed on 26 July 2013 by Diane (Eastbourne,, United Kingdom)
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    The Winter Crown: Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy, Book 2 | Elizabeth Chadwick

    The Winter Crown: Eleanor of Aquitaine Trilogy, Book 2

    • UNABRIDGED (18 hrs and 56 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Chadwick
    • Narrated By Katie Scarfe
    Overall
    (55)
    Performance
    (53)
    Story
    (52)

    It is the winter of 1154 and Eleanor, Queen of England, is biding her time. While her husband King Henry II battles for land across the channel, Eleanor fulfils her duty as acting ruler and bearer of royal children. But she wants to be more than this - if only Henry would let her. Instead, Henry belittles and excludes her, falling for a young mistress and leaving Eleanor side-lined and angry. And as her sons become young men, frustrated at Henry's hoarding of power, Eleanor is forced into a rebellion of devastating consequences.

    What about the rest

    I'm hoping that there will be another book detailing the queens detainment and her sons battles with the king, the Kings eventual death in France and ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 16 October 2015 by Jennifer Berry (UK)