Child of the Northern Spring Author:Persia Woolley A captivating tale of the Arthurian legend see through the eyes of Guinevere. We meet the young princess as she roams the wilds of northern Britain with her father's Celtic court. Often portrayed as a weak-willed, spoiled prima donna, Guinevere her comes alive as a high-spirited, passionate woman, schooled by her father in the arts of diplomacy ... more »and raised to be queen.
When she is chosen by Arthur to be his wife and High Queen of Britain, Guinevere's independence wars with her family loyalty. As sh journeys to Westminster, she learns from Merlin and other in King Arthur's retinue of the grand destiny of which she is part, of her betrothed and his history. As the wedding approaches and hints of rebellion abound, she learns too that more is at stake than the naming of a new King. For the old gods, pagan and Druid, are in revolt against the new Christian church, and the scattered kingdoms--Saxon, Irish, and Celt--are stirring from their uneasy peace under Arthur's political alliance.« less