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We will have 2 great historical novelists on hand for the launch of Anne Easter Smith's amazing new novel about the infamous Richard 111, The Son of York. Ann will be interviewed by Heather Webb, whose latest novel is Meet Me in Monaco, a novel of Grace Kelly's Royal Wedding..
Son of York is the 6th and final book of Anne's War of the Roses series. We have loved them all here at the Jabberwocky, but this one may just be her finest. Historical Novels Review says of Anne's books, "(they) grab you, sweep you along with the story, and make you fall in love with the characters..." Meticulous historical research, rich period detail, and compelling protagonists combine to provide the reader with a sweeping portrait of England in the time of the Wars of the Roses. Anne is a recognized expert on King Richard 111, but first and foremost she is a storyteller -- and what a story this is! The fate of the disappeared princes in the Tower of London has haunted England for centuries and the recent discovery of Richard's grave under a parking lot and recovery of his bones has brought the whole controversy back into the light. It's a powerful, tragic and mysterious tale.
Praise for her earlier novels: Well-researched and entertaining … Anne Easter Smith is fast becoming one of my favorite authors.…She seems to effortlessly bring the 15th century and Cecily Neville to life.” --Historical Novels Review for Queen By Right. Romance Reviews Today gave Royal Mistress “A Perfect 10! The story of Jane Shore is brought to life in this excellent, beautifully written novel.”
Heather Webb is the USA Today bestselling and award-winning author of six historical novels, including Becoming Josephine, Rodin’s Lover, The Phantom’s Apprentice, Last Christmas in Paris: A Novel of WWI, and Meet Me in Monaco. In 2015, Rodin’s Lover was a Goodread’s Top Pick, and in 2018, Last Christmas in Paris won the Women’s Fiction Writers Association STAR Award. Her latest, Meet me in Monaco, is set in the 1950s against the backdrop of Grace Kelly's whirlwind romance and unforgettable wedding to Prince Rainier of Monaco. A page-turning novel of passion, fate, and second chances about which Kate Quinn, New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network says,"...a fragrant French bonbon of a book: love, glamour, perfume, and paparazzi all circling around the wedding of the century..".