(From the publisher):
Set in Holland at in the seventeenth century, The Winter Queen is a sweeping portrait of the tumultuous history and politics of the era, as well as a moving account of a strange and magical love affair. At its center are two royal exiles: Elizabeth of Bohemia, the Winter Queen, and her clandestine lover, an African prince with shamanic gifts, sold into slavery and freed after years of bondage.
Original title: The Winter Queen
Genre: Fiction→ Historical→ European