By Brennan Pursell
His venture? To woo the stunning María, sister of the King of Spain, and achieve via marriage what many years of struggle have did not do: reconcile the 2 embittered nations.
Once Charles and María meet, neither palace intrigues nor bloody murders cool their growing to be allure. something by myself prevents their union: María’s Catholic religion . . . which she is going to now not abandon and England can't abide.
Yes, Charles’s marriage to Catholic María could briefy unite the kingdoms, yet might quickly damage the monarchy. Outraged on the prospect of a Catholic queen, Charles’s Puritan matters are bound to stand up and take from him not just his throne, yet even his existence . . . and María’s . . . plunging Europe into war more than any visible before.
From unique documents of this particular love’s gambit writer Brennan Pursell has crafted a relocating novel of religion, braveness, probability, and wish, a story during which the destiny of countries hangs at the love of 2 youth: Prince Charles of britain and Princess María of Spain.
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