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by Philippa Gregory | Read by Bianca Amato

Philippa Gregory and Bianca Amato have another winner in this thrilling installment of Gregory's Cousins' War series. In addition to having one of the loveliest voices around, Amato's ability to transform words into people is extraordinary. She inhabits Gregory's richly imagined story of Princess Elizabeth, daughter of King Edward IV and Elizabeth, the White Queen. After Henry Tudor's forces kill her lover, Richard III, Elizabeth is horrified to learn she must marry Henry in an attempt to end the strife between the Houses of York and Lancaster. With an ever present mystery surrounding the two missing York princes and the vindictiveness of Henry's mother, the Red Queen, Elizabeth struggles for survival. As Amato maneuvers her way through drafty corridors, intrigues, betrayals, and passions, listeners will be spellbound. S.J.H. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine