Charlotte Sophia Myth, Madness and the Moor by Tina Andrews

By Tina Andrews

Charlotte Sophia used to be queen of britain. spouse of "mad" King George III. yet neither her king, her nation, nor her lover knew she was once of African descent. is that this why King George went mad?

In this sweeping portrait of 1 of England's so much unexplored but cherished queens, award-winning writer Tina Andrews (Sally Hemings An American Scandal) combines meticulous learn along with her adept mastery for "connecting ancient dots." Her new novel boldly imagines the aristocratic intrigue, sexual deviance and relations disorder within the odyssey of the German princess for whom King George III got Buckingham residence which has turn into the realm recognized "Buckingham Palace."

The tale starts in Mecklenburg, Germany the place younger Princess Charlotte is instructed a kin mystery earlier than her father's loss of life that might ship her on a life-time quest.

Meantime, newly topped King George III is proficient he needs to marry. yet to his dismay he can't wed the lady he loves - the gorgeous, yet Catholic woman Sarah Lennox. hence a seek starts off for a suitable German, Protestant royal.

For years Charlotte has been compelled to conceal her tawny ethnic coloring below white Elizabethan makeup to be able to marry good and aid her title-rich-but-cash-poor family members live to tell the tale. Now she has the chance to be interviewed as a possible spouse for the British king. yet Charlotte, too, is in love with another individual - the gifted, speeding, yet terrible commoner Johann Christian Bach (son of JS Bach). Now, so as to allure the wealthy, eligible king she needs to hand over Bach.

After an ailment because of the molestation by way of a cousin, Charlotte is manipulated into the prepared marriage. yet she quickly learns the excessive fee she needs to pay to be a British queen consort.

Does King George surrender woman Sarah? Will Queen Charlotte ever see Bach back? And what of her kinfolk mystery and quest for solutions?

All is revealed.

The novel spans 50 years within the lifetime of a powerful queen whose historical past collides with lust, betrayal, politics, rape, homicide and madness.

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