Time and Chance

Author: Sharon Kay Penman

The long-awaited sequel to Sharon Kay Penman’s acclaimed novel When Christ and His Saints Slept, Time and Chance recounts the tempestuous marriage of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II in a magnificent story of love, power, ambition-and betrayal.He was nineteen when they married, she eleven years his senior, newly divorced from the King of France. She was beautiful, headstr….Read More

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