Best Read [Jean Plaidy] ó Queen in Waiting || [Children's Book] PDF ✓

By Jean Plaidy | Comments: ( 223 ) | Date: ( Dec 12, 2019 )

When Caroline of Ansbach arrives in England, King George is old and sour, his mistress ugly and his wife imprisoned at his own hand for over twenty years She has grown up watching her mother Eleanor s loveless and dangerous marriage, and is determined to avoid a similar situation So she marries the Prince of Wales, George Augustus, and they are popular among the people,When Caroline of Ansbach arrives in England, King George is old and sour, his mistress ugly and his wife imprisoned at his own hand for over twenty years She has grown up watching her mother Eleanor s loveless and dangerous marriage, and is determined to avoid a similar situation So she marries the Prince of Wales, George Augustus, and they are popular among the people, leading the King to resent them In what will become typical Hanoverian style, father and son loathe each other and exist in a state of constant competition for power She quickly realizes that her husband is unintelligent and sees that she will be able to control him to some extent Despite plenty of obstacles, including her father in law s control of her children, she refuses to lose sight of her aims.


  • Title: Queen in Waiting
  • Author: Jean Plaidy
  • ISBN: 9780848806095
  • Page: 218
  • Format: None

About Author:

Jean Plaidy

Eleanor Alice Burford, Mrs George Percival Hibbert was a British author of about 200 historical novels, most of them under the pen name Jean Plaidy which had sold 14 million copies by the time of her death She chose to use various names because of the differences in subject matter between her books the best known, apart from Plaidy, are Victoria Holt 56 million and Philippa Carr 3 million Lesser known were the novels Hibbert published under her maiden name Eleanor Burford, or the pseudonyms of Elbur Ford, Kathleen Kellow and Ellalice Tate Many of her readers under one penname never suspected her other identities.



Comments Queen in Waiting

  • Tracey

    not the best of Jean plaidy's books , a little staid to be honest.


  • Carole O'Brien

    Jean Plaidy has always been one of my favorite authors, decided to read again after 20 years.


  • Kate Sherrod

    A vast improvement over the first volume of the Georgian saga, this book showed me the Sophie, Sophie Charlotte and most importantly the Caroline I'd been looking for. I've already read and enjoyed Caroline the Queen so it was especially nice to get more back story, particularly about the enmity between Caroline's husband (the future George II) and father-in-law (King George I) given further context by the events of Princess of Celle. Sigh. This is why I like to read series in order! But these b [...]


  • Karen Galber

    Very interesting. Tells the story of Caroline 's youth and early marriage up until she becomes queen. It also recounts the enmity between George I and George ii.


  • Elaine Burstein

    Have learnt so much about the Georgians. Caroline is my hero. Had to start next book immediately. This Georgian saga is addictive!


  • Carmen

    The long drawn out story of how the first king George of England became the king of England and Hanover. Lots of details about the power play between father and son, but not too interesting.


  • Jae

    Read so many Jean Plaidy books as a kid - kind of fun to find a stash of them at the library and do some comfort reading.


  • Susan

    read in 2007


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  • Best Read [Jean Plaidy] ó Queen in Waiting || [Children's Book] PDF ✓
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