The Queen’s Rival:
‘A compelling story of divided loyalties and family betrayals. Dramatic and highly evocative’ Woman & Home
‘O’Brien manages to reinvent historical fiction by thrusting an untold story into the spotlight’ My Weekly
‘Dramatic and highly evocative’ Woman’s Weekly
‘This thrilling historical novel has it all – high politics, drama, emotion, excellent writing … It’s a rollercoaster of a read’ Carol McGrath
‘Anne O’Brien leads us on a deftly woven journey through the endlessly fascinating life of Cecily Neville, Duchess of York. Impeccable research shines through in the depth of detail to pull the reader into the highs and lows of the House of York’s journeys around Fortune’s Wheel’ Matt Lewis
About the Author
Anne O’Brien was born in the West Riding of Yorkshire. After gaining a BA Honours degree in History at Manchester University and a Master’s in Education at Hull, she lived in the East Riding for many years as a teacher of history.
She now lives with her husband in an eighteenth-century timber-framed cottage in depths of the Welsh Marches in Herefordshire on the borders between England and Wales.