The Goldsmith's Wife Author:Jean Plaidy The Goldsmith's Wife was eighteen year old Jane Shore whose golden beauty brought England's greatest lover to woo her in disguise. Exchanging Cheapside for Westminster, she became the favourite mistress of Edward IV and set his brilliant, profligate court ablaze with merriment. Whatever the consequences, nothing mattered to Jane beside the passi... more »on aroused by Edward's touch.
The Goldsmith's Wife- a lusty novel of the daring beauty who became the scandalous mistress of a notorious rake....
Jean Plaidy was a pen name of Eleanor Alice Burford Hibbert, who also published as Philippa Carr, Victoria Holt, and others.« less
Well written and highly recommended!!! The life of a woman who leaves her husband for a king. Interesting life woven into history. Interesting to read the authors version of this piece of history. Even more surprising to me, the lead character, Jane Shore, was an actual person.