Wars of the Roses
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  • 1
    Wars of the Roses: Stormbird | Conn Iggulden

    Wars of the Roses: Stormbird

    • UNABRIDGED (13 hrs and 49 mins)
    • By Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated By Roy McMillan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    The thrilling first instalment in the Wars of the Roses series - set at the beginnings of this turbulent period of English history which saw the throne change hands six times in 30 years. The Swan sees Henry VI crowned King of England, and married to the young French noblewoman, Margaret of Anjou - and so begins the extraordinary story of how England became a divided nation, where brother took up arms against brother. This was the war which defined the England we know today.

    Fresh and vivid historical fiction.

    I really liked this. I read a couple of Philippa Gregory's and while I enjoyed her portrayal of the women involved, and think she writes well, it rema..Show More »

    Reviewed on 25 November 2013 by john (Bentham)
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    Wars of the Roses: Trinity | Conn Iggulden

    Wars of the Roses: Trinity

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 9 mins)
    • By Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated By Roy McMillan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Wars of the Roses: Trinity, the second instalment in Conn Iggulden's thrilling Wars of the Roses trilogy. 1454: King Henry VI has remained all but exiled in Windsor Castle, struck down by his illness for over a year, his eyes vacant, his mind a blank. His fiercely loyal wife and Queen, Margaret of Anjou, safeguards her husband's interests, hoping that her son Edward will one day know the love of his father.

    Queen Margaret and Richard, Duke of York

    Perhaps if you are an historical purist, this book is not for you. But if you are looking for a rattling good read, well told and filled with larger ..Show More »

    Reviewed on 11 May 2015 by Norma Miles ()
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    Wars of the Roses: Bloodline: The Wars of the Roses, Book 3 | Conn Iggulden

    Wars of the Roses: Bloodline: The Wars of the Roses, Book 3

    • UNABRIDGED (12 hrs and 5 mins)
    • By Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated By Roy McMillan
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
    Overall
    (353)
    Performance
    (332)
    Story
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    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Wars of the Roses: Bloodline, the third instalment in Conn Iggulden's thrilling Wars of the Roses trilogy. Winter 1461 - Richard Duke of York is dead, his ambitions in ruins, his head spiked on the walls of York city. King Henry VI is still held prisoner. His Lancastrian queen rides south with an army of northerners, accompanied by warriors from the Scottish Highlands. Margaret and her army seem unstoppable.

    Reliably brilliant

    Conn Iggulden can be depended upon to craft an excellent historical drama and has done so again here. I have only held back from five stars for the st..Show More »

    Reviewed on 24 March 2016 by clinton ()