A novel of ravishing power. With compassion and deep respect, Gortner brings to life, the dramatic life of Spain's last hereditary queen.
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THE LAST QUEEN brings to life the grandeur, drama, and intrigue, as well as the humanity, of a time and a woman rarely written about. Juana of Castile is legendary in Spain; but, was she truly mad? Or has she been misjudged by history? C.W. Gortner offers a tantalizing re-interpretation of this most haunting of royal women in a novel that is certain to thrill fans of historical fiction and historical romance alike. This edition also offers a special reading group guide.About the Author:
C. W. Gortner is an American author of historical fiction novels, including the acclaimed The Last Queen and The Confessions of Catherine de Medici, as well as three historical mystery in the Spymaster Chronicles series. He holds an MFA in writing with an emphasis in Renaissance studies from the New College of California. In his extensive travels to research his books, he has danced a galliard in a Tudor great hall and experienced life in a medieval Spanish castle. He is also a dedicated advocate for animal rights and environmental issues. Half Spanish by birth and raised in southern Sprain, he now lives in Northern California.
Marguerite Gavin is a seasoned theater veteran, a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award, and the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones and Publishers Weekly awards. Marguerite has been an actor, director, and audiobook narrator for her entire professional career. With over four hundred titles to her credit, her narration spans nearly every genre, from nonfiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and children's fiction. AudioFile magazine says, "Marguerite Gavin...has a sonorous voice, rich and full of emotion."
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