[The ueen's Vow Books ] Free Download as Ebook Author C.W. Gortner



10 thoughts on “The ueen's Vow

  1. says:

    Spain is difficult for historical fiction readers Say Spain and thoughts trigger of bullfights bloodshed torture and religious fanaticism Spanish figures in many HF novels are usually saints heroic devout Katherine of Aragon or vil

  2. says:

    This was an engrossing and educational read about the reign of Isabella I of Castile a bodacious female monarch who made her indelible mark on Spanish history The timeline of the story stretched from 1464 when she

  3. says:

    I've not been looking forward to rating this one I am a big fan of Gortner I have pre ordered his last 3 books and The Last ueen is one of my hands down favorites The only way I can peg what went wrong with this one was simply too much detail Gortner's other books have always moved and been page turners This one was lacking that

  4. says:

    Where I got the book ARC from the LibraryThing Early Reviewer programThis is a worthy novel by a popular writer and yet somehow it l

  5. says:

    Another magnificent release by CW Gortner He excels at bringing the indomitable ueen Isabella of Castile to life in this gripping and unputdownable novel Highly recommended

  6. says:

    Read This Review More Like It On My Blog45 out of 5 The ueen's Vow is a great first introduction to a well known

  7. says:

    After my semi rant about there not being enough fiction about Isabella I was ecstatic when I saw this book A story from a notable historical fiction author about a woman and her husband who in a highly patriarchical age made Spain from to ?Yes pleaseAs this is my first time reading fiction on Isabella I have to say I'm impressed at

  8. says:

    Find this and other reviews at consider myself a historic fiction reader It is my primary stomping ground and the genre I feel I am most competent reviewing and yet for some inexplicable reason it took me nine yea

  9. says:

    I could not put this book down As he did with Juana of Castile in The Last ueen Gortner has once again taken a historical ueen and made her as interesting and exciting as any modern day heroine It's interesting to me how little I knew of Isabella of Spain; one who was so instrumental in allowing Columbus to open the way for the future settlement of what would become America Of course that is what we were taught when I was in el

  10. says:

    This book should be subtitled Isabella Tells You All About Her Reign because that is what Gortner does TELLS you what happened The narrative is full of passive description we did this we did that the reason for this was the reason for that was I could skip paragraphs and never really miss anything The first rule

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

READ & DOWNLOAD ô E-book, or Kindle E-pub á C.W. Gortner

Er King Enriue and his sultry conniving ueen There Isabella is thrust into danger when she becomes an unwitting pawn in a plot to dethrone Enriue Suspected of treason and held captive she treads a perilous path torn between loyalties until at age seventeen she suddenly finds herself heiress of Castile the largest kingdom in Spain Plunged into a deadly conflict to secure her crown she is determined to wed the one man she loves yet who is forbidden to her Fernando prince of Aragon As they unite their two realms under “one crown one country one faith” Isabella and Fernando face an impoverished Spain beset by enemies With the future of her throne. Read This Review More Like It On My Blog45 out of 5 The ueen s Vow is a great first introduction to a well known and well recommended historical fiction author I ve heard and seen CW Gortner s name bandied about freuently as one of the best for compelling researched and still original novels and every claim is only reinforced by my reading experience with this novel about Castile s complicated and dramatic ueen Without condescension or annoying repetition this mostly factual story of 15th century hotbed of war religious strife and rebellion in what is now known as simply Spain is riveting from start to finish once The ueen s Vow and the formidable Isabella hit th Haute Chinese Cuisine from the Kitchen of Wakiya pawn in a Twisted plot to dethrone Enriue Suspected of treason and held captive she treads a The Exploration of the Male Anatomy perilous All Night Long (Nannies, prince of Aragon As they unite their two realms under “one crown one country one faith” Isabella and Fernando face an impoverished Spain beset by enemies With the future of her throne. Read This Review More Like It On My Blog45 out of 5 The ueen s Vow is a great first introduction to a well known and well recommended historical fiction author I ve heard and seen CW Gortner s name bandied about freuently as one of the best for compelling researched and still original novels and every claim is only reinforced by my reading experience with this novel about Castile s complicated and dramatic ueen Without condescension or annoying repetition this mostly factual story of 15th century hotbed of war religious strife and rebellion in what is now known as simply Spain is riveting from start to finish once The ueen s Vow and the formidable Isabella hit th

FREE READ The ueen's Vow

The ueen's Vow

No one believed I was destined for greatness So begins Isabella’s story in this evocative vividly imagined novel about one of history’s most famous and controversial ueens the warrior who united a fractured country the champion of the faith whose reign gave rise to the Inuisition and the visionary who sent Columbus to discover a New World Acclaimed author C W Gortner envisages the turbulent early years of a woman whose mythic rise to power would go on to transform a monarchy a nation and the world Young Isabella is barely a teenager when she and her brother are taken from their mother’s home to live under the watchful eye of their half broth. Spain is difficult for historical fiction readers Say Spain and thoughts trigger of bullfights bloodshed torture and religious fanaticism Spanish figures in many HF novels are usually saints heroic devout Katherine of Aragon or villains the evil Armada bearing down on poor beleaguered Elizabeth I And true much of Spain s history IS dark blood drenched and overhung by religion But CW Gortner does something remarkable in The ueen s Vow he takes this country and its complicated history and makes it real Better than that he makes it ours and through the eyes of a ueen who is herself the possessor of a checkered reputation Isabella of Castile who funded Christopher Co The Cursed Hole of the Shinoda Family power would go on to transform a monarchy a nation and the world Young Isabella is barely a teenager when she and her brother are taken from their mother’s home to live under the watchful eye of their half broth. Spain is difficult for historical fiction readers Say Spain and thoughts trigger of bullfights bloodshed torture and religious fanaticism Spanish figures in many HF novels are usually saints heroic devout Katherine of Aragon or villains the evil Armada bearing down on Tusculan Disputations, I and Scipios Dream poor beleaguered Elizabeth I And true much of Spain s history IS dark blood drenched and overhung by religion But CW Gortner does something remarkable in The ueen s Vow he takes this country and its complicated history and makes it real Better than that he makes it ours and through the eyes of a ueen who is herself the Trial of a Feminizer possessor of a checkered reputation Isabella of Castile who funded Christopher Co

READ & DOWNLOAD ô E-book, or Kindle E-pub á C.W. Gortner

At stake Isabella resists the zealous demands of the inuisitor Toruemada even as she is seduced by the dreams of an enigmatic navigator named Columbus But when the Moors of the southern domain of Granada declare war a violent treacherous battle against an ancient adversary erupts one that will test all of Isabella’s resolve her courage and her tenacious belief in her destiny From the glorious palaces of Segovia to the battlefields of Granada and the intrigue laden gardens of Seville The ueen’s Vow sweeps us into the tumultuous forging of a nation and the complex fascinating heart of the woman who overcame all odds to become Isabella of Castile. I could not put this book down As he did with Juana of Castile in The Last ueen Gortner has once again taken a historical ueen and made her as interesting and exciting as any modern day heroine It s interesting to me how little I knew of Isabella of Spain one who was so instrumental in allowing Columbus to open the way for the future settlement of what would become America Of course that is what we were taught when I was in elementary school so many years ago The implications of what came after Columbus s discovery is entirely another story And yes this is a fictional depiction of a historical figure but there is no denying the historical accuracy here Gortner d The Cursed Hole of the Shinoda Family palaces of Segovia to the battlefields of Granada and the intrigue laden gardens of Seville The ueen’s Vow sweeps us into the tumultuous forging of a nation and the complex fascinating heart of the woman who overcame all odds to become Isabella of Castile. I could not Tusculan Disputations, I and Scipios Dream put this book down As he did with Juana of Castile in The Last ueen Gortner has once again taken a historical ueen and made her as interesting and exciting as any modern day heroine It s interesting to me how little I knew of Isabella of Spain one who was so instrumental in allowing Columbus to open the way for the future settlement of what would become America Of course that is what we were taught when I was in elementary school so many years ago The implications of what came after Columbus s discovery is entirely another story And yes this is a fictional depiction of a historical figure but there is no denying the historical accuracy here Gortner d