Sixteen-year-old Frances Stuart arrives at the Restoration court to find her innocence and beauty are highly prized commodities, envied by the women and desired by the men. Before long, King Charles II falls passionately in love with her and will stop at nothing to make her his mistress.But Frances is no conventional court beauty. She is determined to make her own choices in life, and to be with the man she loves. Can she overcome the dangerous pitfalls of the King’s obsession, the Queen’s jealousy, and the traps set for her by the King’s notorious mistresses, and make the life she wants for herself?Set against the drama of the Great Plague and the Fire of London, 'The Painted Lady' brings to life the vibrant and decadent court of Charles II.
Product InformationRunning Time: Publisher: AudioGO Ltd Release Date: 05/03/2012 H/B ISBN: 9781445872032
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