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Lady on the Coin A Secret Love Affair Like No Other As A Child Living In Exile In France, Frances Stuart Was Accustomed To Threadbare Dresses And Going Hungry Yet Everything Changed When Her Cousin Charles Arrives To Visit And Frances World Is Turned Upside Down The Restoration Of The Monarchy Quickly Raises Charles II Far Higher Than Anything Frances Ever Dreamed Of Several Years Later, Frances Arrives In Court To Attend To Charles Wife, Queen Catherine, As A Lady In Waiting And Once Again, Her Path Collides With The Man Who Is Now King At Sixteen, She Is Already Renowned For Her Beauty And Vivaciousness And Charles Cannot Help But Take Notice Of Frances The King Rapidly Becomes Obsessed With Her, And It Is Not Long Before Whispers Begin To Circulate That Frances Has Supplanted The Famous Barbara Castlemaine As Mistress To The Monarch So Strong Is Her Power That Gossip Suggests Were The Queen To Die, Frances Would Almost Certainly Take Her Place Aware Of The King S Interest, And Knowing That To Offend Charles Would Be To Put Her Out Of Favour At Court, Frances Plays A Dangerous Game Of Flirtation Keeping Her Man Close Whilst Also Maintaining A Safe Distance But It S Not Long Before Charles Begins To Grow Impatient And Frances Soon Finds Herself Rapidly Running Out Of Ways To Keep Him At Bay The Arrival Of The Young Duke Of Lennox And Richmond At Court Unexpectedly Presents Frances With A Way Of Escaping The Corner Into Which She Has Backed Herself To Do So Threatens Her Position As The King S Favourite And Risks Incurring His Rage, But Surely Such A Risk Is Worth It For The Man She Loves Born In 1891, Margaret Campbell Barnes Was Educated In Paris And London And Married In 1917 The Majority Of Her Books Were Written Between The 1940s And 1960s, During Which Time She Established Herself As One Of The Most Popular Historical Novelists In Great Britain And America She Is The Author Of Isabel The Fair And With All My Heart Endeavour Press Is The UK S Leading Independent Digital Publisher For Information On Our Titles Please Sign Up To Our Newsletter At Www.endeavourpress.com Each Week You Will Receive Updates On Free And Discounted Ebooks Follow Us On Twitter EndeavourPress And On Facebook Via We Are Always Interested In Hearing From Our Readers Endeavour Press Believes That The Future Is Now.

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10 thoughts on “Lady on the Coin

  1. says:

    Fictionalised biography of Frances Stuart, distant cousin of Charles II who became famous as the only woman to resist his determined efforts to make her his mistress Was Frances a brainless, frivolous, childlish beauty, or did this gaiety conceal a core of sense and judgement This and other historical questions raised by Barnes s novel may be debated, but I really enjoyed this book when I read it at the age of 13, and then again this year when I finally decided to buy my own copy and determine Fictionalised biography of Frances Stuart, distant cousin of Charles II who became famous as the only woman to resist his determined efforts to make her his mistress Was Frances a brainless, frivolous, childlish beauty, or did this gaiety co...

  2. says:

    Dutch translaton of Lady on the Coin Nice book, translation not too old fashioned for modern days But reading it right after With all my Heart made it seem a bit redundant at times The title also seems a bit off, as Frances role as Brittania is so small in the book N...

  3. says:

    A bit dry at times, and no real surprises here, but still a good read This would be a good starting point for readers interested in learningabout Frances Stuart, but those familiar with the basic facts about her life won t find much new territory covered.

  4. says:

    An enjoyable read, although it is very much a book of its time characters tell each other historical happenings etc, nowadays it spopular to show what s going on This is a very clean romance Too clean for me

  5. says:

    Frances Stuart, known as La Belle Stuart in her lifetime and as the model for Britannia appearing on British coins from the seventeenth century onward, is an appealing protagonist in this historical novel first published in 1963 While her struggle to resist the king s advances might seem slightly quaint to today s readers, her refusal to submit is nevertheless a great plot engine, as it adds tension to the rags to riches story of Frances life Although the writing isn t really worth four stars Frances Stuart, known as La Belle Stuart in her lifetime and as the model for Britannia appearing on British coins from the seventeenth century onward, is an appealing protagonist in this historical novel first published in 1963 While her struggle to resist the king s advances might seem slightly quaint to today s readers, her refusal to submit is nevertheless a great plot engine, as it adds tension to the rags to riches story of Frances life Although t...

  6. says:

    This was an interesting story about a woman I knew absolutely nothing about Frances Stuart, the lead character, was the model for Britannia, the woman featured on British coins beginning in the 17th century She was strong, smart and incredibly resourceful The story was first published in 1963 and is a short, quick read The author obviously conducted meticulous research, but doesn t bog down the story with long descriptions and historical facts History and fiction are blended well her making This was an interesting story about a woman I knew absolutely nothing about Frances Stuart, the lead character, was the model for Britannia,...

  7. says:

    An extraordinary story of a young lady who was not afraid to reject the king She was asked to become the king s mistress Frances is part of the Queen s royal court Women of this era we re nothingthan bargaining chips is the hope of gaining wealth, position and political gain.Frances is a strong person She stands for what she believes in I...

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    I received this as an ARC from NetGalley.com I ve never read anything about Frances Stuart so this was a learning experience as well as a pleasure She was a silly but strong woman who was pursued by a king bu...

  9. says:

    Having read about Frances Stuart in many other books about Charles II, Catherine of Braganza, and Henrietta Maria, it was interesting reading a whole book in which she is the main character A very sympathetic portrayal but I m not sure how realistic, as all...

  10. says:

    Another historical novel reprint, this one a 1964 about Frances Stuart, apparently the only woman to say no to Charles II Plenty of old school telling rather than showing, with some awkward POV changes to make that happen, and a very odd early 1960s tone of SEE...

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