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Jul 01, 2008
| ISBN 9780451224064
Jul 01, 2008
| ISBN 9781101211847
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Jul 01, 2008 | ISBN 9780451224064
Jul 01, 2008 | ISBN 9781101211847
The acclaimed author of Duchess and Royal Harlot returns with the unforgettable story of a king’s last love and London’s darling?BRNell Gwyn has never been a lady, nor does she pretend to be. Blessed with impudent wit and saucy beauty, she swiftly rises from the poverty of Covent Garden to become a sensation in the theater. Still in her teens, she catches the eye of King Charles II, and trades the stage for Whitehall Palace-and the role of royal mistress. Even though she delights the king, she must learn to negotiate the cutthroat royal court, where ambition and lust for power rule the hearts of all around her. For beneath her charm and light-heartedness, Nell has her own ambition-to become no less than the king’s favorite.
Susan Holloway Scott is the author of more than forty historical novels and novellas. Writing under her own name as well as Miranda Jarrett, her bestselling books have received numerous awards and honors. With more than three million copies of… More about Susan Holloway Scott
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