The Beaufort Bride by Judith Arnopp
It is a wild night. Outside the trees are blackened by rain.
Blood and Beauty by Sarah Dunant
Dawn is a pale bruise rising in the night sky when, from inside the palace, a window is flung open and a face appears, its features distorted by the firelight thrown up from the torches beneath.
Owen by Tony Riches
I tense at the sound of approaching footsteps as I wait to meet my new mistress, the young widow of King Henry V, Queen Catherine of Valois.