In A ROSE FOR THE CROWN, we meet one of history's alleged villains, Richard III, through the eyes of the woman who might have been the mother of his illegitimate children, a woman who chose to remain anonymous when the court rewards for a king's mistress would have been great, a woman who... read more
This is a very intricate plot and contains a time in England's history that was very bloody and full of traitors. The language in the book is sometimes old English and would be hard for younger people to understand. There is also the frequent use of the word "bastard" as it was the accepted term for illegitimate children during the time period and there were a lot of them. The subject matter is mature and, I think, would be over the heads of children and the plot over the heads of teens.