Monday, 4 May 2015
Coming soon - notes on Sandra Heath Wilson's "Cicely" books
I may regret it: the concept is that Cicely, the second daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville, falls in love with her uncle (who becomes Richard III) - making a change from the usual argument that it was Elizabeth of York, the eldest daughter. The author is clearly a Richardian, and worse than that, she first got interested in Richard via Josephine Tey's Daughter of Time (sigh).
But I'm a sucker for a Wars of the Roses/Tudor transitional historical fiction.
A glance at the beginning of book 2 doesn't inspire confidence in the writing - it's more than a little overwrought.
But I'll give it a go -- and I'll share my thoughts with you!
(Still suffering from Annunciata-fatigue, which is why I'm not reading Morlands at the moment.)