[Epub] ↠ Captive Queen Author Alison Weir – Writerscompany.co.uk

Captive Queen Nearing Her Thirtieth Birthday, Eleanor Of Aquitaine Has Spent The Past Dozen Frustrating Years As Wife To The Pious King Louis VII Of France But When Henry Of Anjou, The Young And Dynamic Future King Of England, Arrives At The French Court, He And The Seductive Eleanor Experience A Mutual Passion Powerful Enough To Ignite The World Indeed, After The Annulment Of Eleanor S Marriage To Louis And Her Remarriage To Henry, The Union Of This Royal Couple Creates A Vast Empire That Stretches From The Scottish Border To The Pyrenees And Marks The Beginning Of The Celebrated Plantagenet Dynasty But Henry And Eleanor S Marriage, Charged With Physical Heat, Begins A Fiery Downward Spiral Marred By Power Struggles And Bitter Betrayals Amid The Rivalries And Infidelities, The Couple S Rebellious Sons Grow Impatient For Power, And The Scene Is Set For A Vicious And Tragic Conflict That Will Threaten To Engulf Them All. Find my favorite quotes and followreviews at makes a book a memorable reading experience For me it comes down to three things a good plot, interesting characters and compelling writing In reading the back cover, Weir s The Captive Queen appeared to have two of the three.Plot is the easy one here The story was already written and since Weir previously published a nonfiction biography on Eleanor, I am willing to bet she didn t look far for re Find my favorite quotes and followreviews at makes a book a memorable reading experie The book begins with Eleanor s divorce from King Louis of France It is known that she was quite the unfaithful wife and was not at all physically attracted to him She did her duty twice to breed an heir only to give birth to two daughters Louis, regardless of her behavior, was actually quite in love with Eleanor, but eventual In this novel on the life of the indomitable Eleanor of Aquitaine, Alison Weir tells the story of a queen with a strong sexual passion for her husband, Henry, even as her marriage to him begins to disintegrate We are first introduced to Eleanor lasciviously recollecting her sexual experiences with three previous lovers while one of them, Geoffrey of Anjou, with his eighteen year old son Henry beside him, is paying homage to her current husband, Louis VII of France Eleanor conceives a sudden pa In this novel on the life of the indomitable Eleanor of Aquitaine, Alison Weir tells the story of a queen with a strong sexual passion for her husband, Henry, even as her marriage to him begins to disintegrate We are first introduced to Eleanor lasciviously recollecting her sexual experiences with three previous lovers while one of them, Geoffrey of Anjou, with his eighteen year old son Henry beside him, is paying homage to her current husband, Louis VII of France Eleanor conceives a sudden passion for young Henry, the future King of England Her marriage to Louis is sexually unsatisfying, so she is ripe for Henry s bed That same night, and for two n

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