Mary of Carisbrooke: The Girl Who Would Not Betray Her King [NOOK Book]

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The moving, tragic story of Charles I, the last absolute monarch of England, during his imprisonment in Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight. Richly drawn and inspired by the New York Times bestselling author's own experience living on the Isle of Wight, this dramatic retelling brings to life the cavalier king whom Cromwell deposed. But even more fascinating than the account of royal hopes and misfortunes is the tale of a charming servant girl who is as romantic and tender in love as she is bold and ...

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Mary of Carisbrooke: The Girl Who Would Not Betray Her King

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Overview

The moving, tragic story of Charles I, the last absolute monarch of England, during his imprisonment in Carisbrooke Castle on the Isle of Wight. Richly drawn and inspired by the New York Times bestselling author's own experience living on the Isle of Wight, this dramatic retelling brings to life the cavalier king whom Cromwell deposed. But even more fascinating than the account of royal hopes and misfortunes is the tale of a charming servant girl who is as romantic and tender in love as she is bold and resourceful in plotting the king's escape.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402255960
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/1/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 446,138
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

New York Times bestseller Margaret Campbell Barnes, now deceased, wrote several historical novels, including Brief Gaudy Hour, My Lady of Cleves, King's Fool, The Tudor Rose, Within the Hollow Crown, With All My Heart, Isabel the Fair, The King's Bed, Lady on the Coin, and Mary of Carisbrooke. Her novels have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide.
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  • Posted May 16, 2011

    A GREAT HISTORICAL FICTION! MARY OF CARISBROOKE BY MARGARET CAMPBELL BARNES!!

    MARY OF CARISBROOKE by Margaret Campell Barnes is an interesting historical fiction set during King Charles I in England. It captures the pageantry of the middle ages,the King Charles era.It is a reprint from 1956. It has deceit, betrayal, romance,royal hopes,misfortune,the tale of Wight,an island,the castle of Carisbrooke,people who stay true to their king,and try to save King Charles I. Mary of Carisbrooke is a tale of a young girl,Mary,who refuses to betray her king,who finds love amid treachery and betrayal and stays true to herself.It shows how fate can change things in a moment.It is rich in detail and is beautifully written.A great story of power,sacrifice,deceit,betrayal,a king and his children,and the betrayal of friend and foe. A must read for any and all historical fans. This book was received for the purpose of review from the publisher and details can be found at Sourcebooks Landmark,an imprint of Sourcebooks,Inc.and My Book Addiction Reviews.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 26, 2014

    Excellent!

    Great story about an important part of England's history that helped shaped America.

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