This is the official return of the young Goddess after her Winter hibernation. celebrated on March 21st The Spring Equinox is the point of equilibrium - when light and darkness are in balance but the light is growing stronger. The balance is suspended just before spring bursts forth from winter. Night and day are of equal length at the equinox, the forces of male and female are also in balance.
Another installment in the Cousin's War. This book is centered around Elizabeth of York, who eventually becomes mother to Henry VIII. Read this one after you've read Lady of the Rivers, White Queen, Red Queen, and The Kingmaker's Daughter. But read it before you read The King's Cousin.