The King's Grey Mare by Rosemary Hawley Jarman. Elizabeth Woodville is the main character. Pretty good historical which avoids the question of witchery, strange cause the author wrote a terrifying short story on the same Melusine-Woodville connection. Read that in"Warrior Enchantresses" . Cover look familiar? Detail from Delaroche's "Execution of Lady Jane Grey". Relevant because action occurs at Bradgate, where LJG was born.
Author Robyn Carr didn’t read romance novels until she was an adult—and even then, her first “romances” were romantic historical fiction novels by authors like Rosemary Hawley Jarman and Anya Seton. How did Carr react when the first mass paperback romance novels burst onto the scene in the ’70s?