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By Sharon Kay Penman


In When Christ and His Saints Slept, acclaimed old novelist Sharon Kay Penman portrayed all of the deceit, chance, and drama of Henry II’s ascension to the throne. Now, in Time and Chance, she maintains the ever-more-captivating tale.

It was once medieval England’s immortal marriage—Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II, certain by means of ardour and ambition, guaranteed to depart a legacy of greatness. yet whereas lust could divide them, it was once friendship—and finally faith—that introduced bloodshed into their midst. it all started with Thomas Becket, Henry’s closest confidant, and his elevation to be Archbishop of Canterbury. It ended with a perceived betrayal that made a royal homicide appear inevitable. alongside the best way have been sufficient scheming, seductions, and scandals to topple any country yet their very own. . . .

Only Sharon Kay Penman can re-create this really tumultuous time—and seize the couple who enjoyed strength up to one another . . . and a guy who enjoyed God so much of all.


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