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The critically acclaimed author of The King's Mistress brings ather fascinating woman from history to life in an enthralling story of political intrigue, personal tragedy, and illicit love. Joan of Kent, rewned beauty and cousin to King Edward III, is destined for a politically strategic marriage. As the king begins a long dynastic struggle to claim the crown of France, plunging England into the Hundred Years War, he negotiates her betrothal to a potential ally and heir of a powerful lordship. But Joan, haunted by nightmares of her father s execution at the hands of her treacherous royal kin, fears the king s selection and is t resigned to her fate. She secretly pledges herself to one of the king s own knights, one who has become a trusted friend and protector. Now she must defend her vow as the king furious at Joan s defiance prepares to marry her off to ather man. In A Triple Kt, Emma Campion brings Joan, the Fair Maid of Kent to glorious life, deftly weaving details of King Edward III s extravagant court into a rich and emotionally resonant tale of intrigue, love, and betrayal.
EMMA CAMPION is the author of The King's Mistress and did her graduate work in medieval and Anglo-Saxon literature. She lives in Seattle. Visit her at www.emmacampion.com.