The Wild Princess: A Novel of Queen Victoria's Defiant Daughter

The Wild Princess: A Novel of Queen Victoria's Defiant Daughter

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by Mary Hart Perry
     
 

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The astronomical success of the historical novels of Phillipa Gregory and Christine Trent prove that readers simply can’t get enough of the British royals—and now Mary Hart Perry enters the fray with an exciting, deliciously sensual novel of Queen Victoria’s “wild child” daughter, the Princess Louise. The Wild Princess

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The astronomical success of the historical novels of Phillipa Gregory and Christine Trent prove that readers simply can’t get enough of the British royals—and now Mary Hart Perry enters the fray with an exciting, deliciously sensual novel of Queen Victoria’s “wild child” daughter, the Princess Louise. The Wild Princess transports us back to Victorian England and plunges us into the intrigues of the royal court, where the impetuous Louise brazenly followed no one’s rules but her own—even marrying a commoner, which no one of royal blood had done in the previous three centuries. Filled with rich period deal, The Wild Princess is an exciting, enthralling read. The Tudors have gotten the lion’s share of attention in historical fiction; it’s high time Queen Victoria and her family got their due!

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The Wild Princess is a wild ride, artfully told and overflowing with lavish Victorian detail. Perry’s Louise is equal parts fearless and vulnerable, admirable but also approachable. Perry walks the line between fact and invention with ease, weaving a fictional tale that nevertheless feels real.
A Date with a Book
Lots of action, compassion, mystery, and romance. Definitely a must read for those who love a great romance.
For the Love of Film and Novels
I love historical fiction and I’m a huge fan of Philippa Gregory’s work, and now I am also a fan of Mary Hart Perry. This novel has mystery, romance and historical elements...it’s just wonderful. Rating: 4.2 Stars!
Susan Fraser King
“Romantic, exciting, historically accurate and deliciously imaginative, THE WILD PRINCESS is a lush and entertaining read. I look forward to more from Mary Hart Perry!”
Cathy Maxwell
THE WILD PRINCESS is a fascinating, intriguing glimpse into a royal household. There is the public image and then there is the reality that Mary Hart Perry brilliant brings to life.
Mary Jo Putney
[A] marvelous tale about the life of the real Princess Louise, Queen Victoria’s most unconventional daughter-and the fascinating events that might have taken place between the cracks of recorded history. Full of romance and suspense …. a masterly historical novel.
Heather Webb
“A rollicking adventure about Queen Victoria’s bold artist daughter who finds herself ensnared in a plot involving expert bombers, a murderous pimp, and the former undercover guard to Abraham Lincoln, one of which vies for her heart.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062123466
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
07/31/2012
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
1,341,600
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 7.82(h) x 1.03(d)

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Heather Webb
“A rollicking adventure about Queen Victoria’s bold artist daughter who finds herself ensnared in a plot involving expert bombers, a murderous pimp, and the former undercover guard to Abraham Lincoln, one of which vies for her heart.”
Cathy Maxwell
THE WILD PRINCESS is a fascinating, intriguing glimpse into a royal household. There is the public image and then there is the reality that Mary Hart Perry brilliant brings to life.
Mary Jo Putney
[A] marvelous tale about the life of the real Princess Louise, Queen Victoria’s most unconventional daughter-and the fascinating events that might have taken place between the cracks of recorded history. Full of romance and suspense …. a masterly historical novel.
Susan Fraser King
“Romantic, exciting, historically accurate and deliciously imaginative, THE WILD PRINCESS is a lush and entertaining read. I look forward to more from Mary Hart Perry!”

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