The Queen's Secret: A Novel of England's World War II Queen Karen Harper

The Queen's Secret: A Novel of England's World War II Queen

Author: Karen Harper
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Book Title
The Queen's Secret: A Novel of England's World War II Queen
Author
Karen Harper
ISBN
9780062979056
If you love Jennifer Robson or The Crown you will love New York Times bestselling author Karen Harper's novel about Elizabeth, The Queen Mother. 1939. As the wife of the King George VI and the mother of the future queen, Elizabeth--"the queen mother"--shows a warm, smiling face to the world. But it's no surprise that Hitler himself calls her the "Most Dangerous Woman in Europe." For behind that soft voice and kindly demeanor is a will of steel.Two years earlier, George was thrust onto the throne when his brother Edward abdicated, determined to marry his divorced, American mistress Mrs. Simpson. Vowing to do whatever it takes to make her husband's reign a success, Elizabeth endears herself to the British people, and prevents the former king and his brazen bride from ever again setting foot in Buckingham Palace. Elizabeth holds many powerful cards, she's also hiding damaging secrets about her past and her provenance that could prove to be her undoing.In this riveting novel of royal secrets and intrigue, Karen Harper lifts the veil on one of the world's most fascinating families, and how its "secret weapon" of a matriarch maneuvered her way through one of the most dangerous chapters of the century.--Hazel Gaynor, New York Times bestselling author of The Cottingley Secret and The Girl Who Came HomeBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Karen HarperPublisher: HarperLuxePublished: 05/19/2020ISBN: 9780062979056Pages: 448Weight: 0.90lbsSize: 8.70h x 5.70w x 1.10dLarge PrintReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 03/23/2020

If you love Jennifer Robson or The Crown you will love New York Times bestselling author Karen Harper's novel about Elizabeth, The Queen Mother.

1939. As the wife of the King George VI and the mother of the future queen, Elizabeth--"the queen mother"--shows a warm, smiling face to the world. But it's no surprise that Hitler himself calls her the "Most Dangerous Woman in Europe." For behind that soft voice and kindly demeanor is a will of steel.

Two years earlier, George was thrust onto the throne when his brother Edward abdicated, determined to marry his divorced, American mistress Mrs. Simpson. Vowing to do whatever it takes to make her husband's reign a success, Elizabeth endears herself to the British people, and prevents the former king and his brazen bride from ever again setting foot in Buckingham Palace.

Elizabeth holds many powerful cards, she's also hiding damaging secrets about her past and her provenance that could prove to be her undoing.

In this riveting novel of royal secrets and intrigue, Karen Harper lifts the veil on one of the world's most fascinating families, and how its "secret weapon" of a matriarch maneuvered her way through one of the most dangerous chapters of the century.

--Hazel Gaynor, New York Times bestselling author of The Cottingley Secret and The Girl Who Came Home



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Karen Harper
Publisher: HarperLuxe
Published: 05/19/2020
ISBN: 9780062979056
Pages: 448
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 8.70h x 5.70w x 1.10d
Large Print

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 03/23/2020

If you love Jennifer Robson or The Crown you will love New York Times bestselling author Karen Harper's novel about Elizabeth, The Queen Mother.

1939. As the wife of the King George VI and the mother of the future queen, Elizabeth--"the queen mother"--shows a warm, smiling face to the world. But it's no surprise that Hitler himself calls her the "Most Dangerous Woman in Europe." For behind that soft voice and kindly demeanor is a will of steel.

Two years earlier, George was thrust onto the throne when his brother Edward abdicated, determined to marry his divorced, American mistress Mrs. Simpson. Vowing to do whatever it takes to make her husband's reign a success, Elizabeth endears herself to the British people, and prevents the former king and his brazen bride from ever again setting foot in Buckingham Palace.

Elizabeth holds many powerful cards, she's also hiding damaging secrets about her past and her provenance that could prove to be her undoing.

In this riveting novel of royal secrets and intrigue, Karen Harper lifts the veil on one of the world's most fascinating families, and how its "secret weapon" of a matriarch maneuvered her way through one of the most dangerous chapters of the century.

--Hazel Gaynor, New York Times bestselling author of The Cottingley Secret and The Girl Who Came Home



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Karen Harper
Publisher: HarperLuxe
Published: 05/19/2020
ISBN: 9780062979056
Pages: 448
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 8.70h x 5.70w x 1.10d
Large Print

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 03/23/2020