Monday, March 5, 2018

Women of History Book Tour and Giveaway for a Sapling Tree from the Arbor Day Foundation

Boudicca: Britain’s Queen of the Iceni
The Legendary Women of World History, Book 1
by Laurel A. Rockefeller
52 pages

Why is The Morrígan's raven crying? Only Britons with hearts for true liberty know!

In 43 CE, Roman conquest of Britannia seems all but certain -- until a chance meeting between King Prasutagus of the Iceni and a runaway slave of royal descent from the Aedui tribe in Gaul changes the fate of the British islands forever.

Rise up for liberty with the true story of Boudicca: Britain's Queen of the Iceni and discover one of the most inspiring stories in history!

A Legendary Women of World History creative non-fiction biography.

Catherine de Valois:
French Princess, Tudor Matriarch
The Legendary Women of World History, Book 2
68 pages

War made her queen of England. Her love for a Welshman made her immortal.

Best known as Henry V's Agincourt bride from Shakespeare's "Henry V," Catherine de Valois was an extraordinary woman of faith, courage, and conviction in an age of politically powerful women.

A younger daughter to King Charles VI of France, terrorized by his mental illness, Princess Catherine survived the ravages of his schizophrenia, a civil war at home, and King Henry's war with France to become one of Renaissance England's most fascinating and courageous queens.

A Legendary Women of World History narrative biography.
Includes a War of the Roses family tree, detailed timeline, and detailed suggested reading list/bibliography.

Born, raised, and educated in Lincoln, Nebraska, Laurel A. Rockefeller is author of over twenty books published and self-published since August 2012 and in languages ranging from Welsh to Spanish to Chinese and everything in between. A dedicated scholar and biographical historian, Ms. Rockefeller is passionate about education and improving history literacy worldwide.

With her lyrical writing style, Laurel's books are as beautiful to read as they are informative.

In her spare time, Laurel enjoys spending time with her cockatiels, attending living history activities, travelling to historic places in both the United States and United Kingdom, and watching classic motion pictures and classic television series.

One winner each week will receive a sapling tree from the Arbor Day Foundation. Trees will vary depending on the winner's region -- US only. There will also be two random winners for a special mystery prize drawn at surprise moments during the tour!

Follow the tour HERE to discover the other amazing Legendary Women of World History books and enter the weekly giveaways!


  1. I love the book cover! Lets me know straight away it's a historical book and I like those.

    1. I think you will love the Legendary Women of World History series. Eight books so far with three more in the pipeline for 2018/9. Narrative history so while they read like fiction, everything in them is factual as best as we can redact. Plus each book has a wealth of reference information in the appendices. I don't remember dates very well so nearly all of the books have timelines in them -- created both to help me keep events straight as I work and to guide you with what happened, when, and in what sequence. They usually cover outside, influencing events too. :)

  2. I love the cover of book two - medieval art is great. sleveene at hotmail dot com

    1. Thank you most kindly! Whenever I can, I prefer to create my covers for these biographies from period artwork. Later this month we'll be featuring "Mary Queen of the Scots" and "Queen Elizabeth Tudor: Journey to Gloriana" whose covers are contemporary paintings of both women. The covers for Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd and Empress Matilda of England both come from a medieval codex from Germany featuring the same style of dress as each woman wore. Please check those out too!

  3. I love the cover. It sounds like a great read.

  4. Thanks, Buddy! I do hope you are entering to win one of the trees. Boudicca used the shelter of trees to defend her people from the Romans. Trees are wonderful!


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