The Summer Queen

byMargaret Pemberton

Paperback | September 3, 2019

The Summer Queen by Margaret Pemberton
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Sweeping across Europe from Britain to Russia at the end of the nineteenth century, The Summer Queen explores the lives of a royal family united by love, yet divided by war. August 1879, Osborne House. Queen Victoria has occupied the British throne for over forty years. Bringing together her extended family from across Europe offers a chance for old alliances to be strengthened and new unions to be forged. May Teck, daughter of a Duke and Princess, is constantly reminded that she lacks the pedigree to be a true royal. Considering herself an outsider, she finds comfort in meeting two kindred spirits at Osborne; creating a bond with them that she thinks will last forever. Alicky lives in the shadow of her older siblings and has never recovered from the death of her mother. Until she meets Nicky, heir to the Russian throne, who sweeps her off to his homeland where life will never be the same again. And then there is Willy, destined to be the future Kaiser of Germany. Suffering from a birth defect, he's always kept his true feelings locked away and all the world sees is the bombastic persona he projects. As shifting forces of power send warning ripples across Europe, an unavoidable war looms on the horizon. The Summer Queen is an evocative and grand historical novel from Margaret Pemberton, the bestselling author of A Season of Secrets and Beneath the Cypress Tree.
Margaret Pemberton is the bestselling author of over thirty novels in many different genres, some of which are contemporary in setting and some historical. She has served as Chairman of the Romantic Novelists' Association and has three times served as a committee member of the Crime Writers' Association. Born in Bradford, she is marrie...
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Title:The Summer QueenFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:512 pages, 7.66 X 5.42 X 1.26 inShipping dimensions:512 pages, 7.66 X 5.42 X 1.26 inPublished:September 3, 2019Publisher:Pan MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1509841784

ISBN - 13:9781509841783

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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