After my debut novel THE ROSE OF YORK: LOVE & WAR was published, I heard back from readers who wanted to know if I was planning to write a book on a secondary character in the book, John Neville, Lord Montagu (the Kingmaker’s brother). It seems he touched a lot of hearts. I wasn’t planning one at the time, but the seed my readers planted in my head germinated over the years, and eventually turned into LADY OF THE ROSES.
Based on history, this is the story of young Isobel Ingoldesthorpe and Sir John Neville, medieval ancestors of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Sir Winston Churchill, who cultivate their love as violence erupts all around them in England’s Wars of the Roses . . .
Sandra Worth is the author of the historical fiction novel, Lady of the Roses (Berkley Trade, Jan. ’08). You can visit her website at www.sandraworth.com.
LADY OF THE ROSES VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR ’08 will officially begin on Feb. 1, 2008 and continue all month. If you would like to follow Sandra’s tour, visit http://www.virtualbooktours.wordpress.com/. Leave a comment on her blog stops and become eligible to win a free copy at the end of her tour! One lucky winner will be announced at www.virtualbooktoursforauthors.blogspot.com on February 29!
Sandra’s virtual book tour is brought to you by Pump Up Your Book Promotion Virtual Book Tours at http://www.pumpupyourbookpromotion.com/ and choreographed by Jean Lauzier.