This is the story of Richard III, the last Plantagenet, as viewed by the cousins Francis and Phillip Lovell. As historical background we learn about the famous Wars of the Roses held in the last half of the fifteenth century in England.
Marian Palmer has an unique style of writing, quite different of some well known historical fiction authors.
For those who are interested on novels set during the War of the Roses, there is an interesting website on this subject: The Wars of the Roses. There is also further details on Richard’s life at The Richard III Society.