Guinevere Trilogy, Volume 2.
Sharan Newman's first novel, Guinevere, is the story of Guinevere's childhood up until her wedding night. Now, in The Chessboard Queen, Arthur's beautiful young consort discovers, to her dismay, her passionate love for another man, Lancelot, the shining white knight of the Round Table, adored by the King and the people of Camelot. Earthly passion and spiritual love are woven into a spellbinding new version of one of the world's most beloved romances. Newman's novel brings alive these figures of timeless legend, infusing them with such freshness and vitality that you will believe you are hearing their story for the first time.