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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. 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 years to pick up and read anything by CW Gortner How did I manage such as oversight you ask I have not the slightest idea but I will say having read both The ueen s Vow and The Tudor Conspiracy within weeks of one another that Gortner has uickly become one of my all time favorite authors and a staple of my personal library Now despite my having written and relea Marriage by Deception years to pick up and read anything by CW Gortner How did I manage such as oversight A Tangled Affair (The Pearl House you ask I have not the slightest idea but I will say having read both The ueen s Vow and The Tudor Conspiracy within weeks of one another that Gortner has uickly become one of my all time favorite authors and a staple of my personal library Now despite my having written and relea

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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 Dangerous Melody (Treasure Seekers 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

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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. 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 An Impolite Seduction (Countess Trilogy 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. 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

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  • 06 August 2019
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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 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 re

  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 o

  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

  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 leaves me flat I suspect I'm not the right reader for this book; for one thing I am rather tired of histfic about the crowned heads of Europe even if primed by The Tudors and Wolf Hall I was receptive to learning some about the mother of Catherine of Aragon Henry VIII's first of

  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 and well recommended historica

  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

  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 comp

  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 kn

  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 fo

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