In A ROSE FOR THE CROWN, we meet one of history’s alleged villains through the eyes of a captivating new heroine–the woman who was the mother of his illegitimate children, a woman who loved him for who he really was, no matter what the cost to herself.
As Kate Haute moves from her peasant roots to the luxurious palaces of England, her path is inextricably intertwined with that of Richard, Duke of Gloucester, later King Richard III. Although they could never marry, their young passion grows into a love that sustains them through war, personal tragedy, and the dangerous heights of political triumph.
Anne Easter Smith’s impeccable research provides the backbone of an engrossing and vibrant debut from a major new historical novelist.
Rosalyn Landor’s career spans over 30 years, with leading roles since childhood in film, TV, and theater in both the UK and US. A winner of numerous audiobook awards, recent recordings include: The Children’s Book by A.S Byatt, Twenties Girl by Sophie Kinsella, and Sacred Hearts by Sarah Dunant.She is the voice of the Blue Fairy in The Walt Disney Company’s current release of Pinocchio, and performed several roles in Tazmania for Warner Bros.