I know many of you will join me in congratulating historical novelist Wendy J. Dunn on the release today of her book Falling Pomegranate Seeds: The Duty of Daughters, which is Book 1 in the Katherine of Aragon story. Wendy is someone I’ve got to know through running the Anne Boleyn Files and she is a lovely lady and a talented writer. I am so happy for her and I can tell you that her latest novel is just as good, if not better, than her previous novels Dear Heart, How Like You This and The Light in the Labyrinth.
Here is the blurb for Falling Pomegranate Seeds:
Book 1 in the Katherine of Aragon Story
Dońa Beatriz Galindo.
Tutor to royalty.
Friend and advisor to Queen Isabel of Castile.
Beatriz is an uneasy witness to the Holy War of Queen Isabel and her husband, Ferdinand, King of Aragon. A Holy War seeing the Moors pushed out of territories ruled by them for centuries.
The road for women is a hard one. Beatriz must tutor the queen’s youngest child, Catalina, and equip her for a very different future life. She must teach her how to survive exile, an existence outside the protection of her mother. She must prepare Catalina to be England’s queen.
A tale of mothers and daughters, power, intrigue, death, love, and redemption. In the end, Falling Pomegranate Seeds sings a song of friendship and life.
“Wendy J. Dunn is an exceptional voice for Tudor fiction, and has a deep understanding of the era. Her words ring true and touch the heart, plunging the reader into a fascinating, dangerous and emotionally touching new world.” ~ Barbara Gaskell Denvil
“Dunn deftly weaves a heartrending story about the bonds between mothers and daughters, sisters and friends. Each character is beautifully crafted with a compassionate touch to draw the reader into every raw emotion, from triumph to tragedy.” ~ Adrienne Dillard, Author of Cor Rotto
Falling Pomegranate Seeds is available as a kindle book and as a paperback – click here for more information and to view it on your country’s Amazon store.