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Nancy Goldstone

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Nancy Goldstone

Nancy Goldstone's books include THE MAID AND THE QUEEN: The Secret History of Joan of Arc; FOUR QUEENS: The Provençal Sisters Who Ruled Europe; and THE LADY QUEEN: The Notorious Reign of Joanna I, Queen of Naples, Jerusalem, and Sicily. She has also co-authored five books with her husband, Lawrence Goldstone. She lives in Sagaponack, New York.

Nancy Goldstone

Books by Nancy Goldstone

by Nancy Goldstone - History, Nonfiction

Catherine de' Medici was a ruthless pragmatist and powerbroker who dominated the throne for 30 years. Her youngest daughter, Marguerite, was a passionate free spirit, the only adversary whom her mother could neither intimidate nor control. When Catherine forces the Catholic Marguerite to marry her Protestant cousin Henry of Navarre against her will, and then uses her opulent Parisian wedding as a means of luring his followers to their deaths, she creates not only savage conflict within France but also a potent rival within her own family.

by Nancy Goldstone - History, Nonfiction

How did an illiterate peasant girl gain access to the future king of France, earn his trust, and ultimately lead his forces into battle? Was it only the hand of God that moved Joan of Arc --- or was it also Yolande of Aragon? On the 600th anniversary of the birth of Joan of Arc, THE MAID AND THE QUEEN explores the relationship between these two remarkable women.