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The Lost Queen is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

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The Lost Queen by Carol McGrath

Genre: Historical Fiction

Tour Dates: 18th - 25th July 2024

Publication Date: 18th July 2024

Publisher: Headline Accent

Standalone Novel

Formats available: Netgalley Widget

Types of post available: Reviews and limited extracts and guest posts

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1191 and the Third Crusade is underway . . .

It is 1191 and King Richard the Lionheart is on crusade to pitch battle against Saladin and liberate the city of Jerusalem and her lands. His mother, the formidable Eleanor of Aquitaine and his promised bride, Princess Berengaria of Navarre, make a perilous journey over the Alps in midwinter. They are to rendezvous with Richard in the Sicilian port of Messina.

There are hazards along the way - vicious assassins, marauding pirates, violent storms and a shipwreck. Berengaria is as feisty as her foes and, surviving it all, she and Richard marry in Cyprus. England needs an heir. But first, Richard and his Queen must return home . . .

The Lost Queen is a thrilling medieval story of high adventure, survival, friendship and the enduring love of a Queen for her King.

About Carol McGrath

Following a first degree in English and History, Carol McGrath completed an MA in Creative Writing from The Seamus Heaney Centre, Queens University Belfast, followed by an MPhil in English from University of London. The Handfasted Wife, first in a trilogy about the royal women of 1066 was shortlisted for the RoNAS in 2014. The Swan-Daughter and The Betrothed Sister complete this highly acclaimed trilogy. Mistress Cromwell, a best-selling historical novel about Elizabeth Cromwell, wife of Henry VIII’s statesman, Thomas Cromwell, was republished by Headline in 2020. The Silken Rose, first in a medieval She-Wolf Queens Trilogy, featuring Ailenor of Provence, saw publication in April 2020. This was followed by The Damask Rose. The Stone Rose was published April 2022. Carol is writing Historical non-fiction as well as fiction. Sex and Sexuality in Tudor England was published in February 2022. The Stolen Crown 2023 and The Lost Queen will be published 18th July 2024. Carol lives in Oxfordshire, England and in Greece.

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Blog Tour Schedule

Maximum 3 stops per day.  Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

18th July

  1. Bookworm's Not So Secret Library

  2. @teaandbooks90

  3. Bookish Jottings

  4. Heather Adores Books

  5. Novel Kicks

  6. charlottereadshistory

  7. Jenny Kane

  8. Adventures of a Tudor Nerd

19th July

  1. All things bookie

  2. Let us talk of many things...

  3. Left on the Shelf

  4. The Writing Desk

20th July

  1. French Village Diaries

  2. History...the Interesting Bits

21st July

  1. The Page Ladies

  2. Kate Kenzie Writes

22nd July

  1. Sharon Beyond The Books

  2. Mai's Musings

23rd July

  1. One More Chapter

  2. Bookworm86

24th July

  1. Chez Maximka

25th July

  1. Scrapping&Playing

  2. Ruins & Reading

  3. The Strawberry Post

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