The Shogun’s Queen by Lesley Downer

The Shogun's QueenThe Shogun’s Queen is a book set in Japan in the 1800s & tells the story of Okatsu; a girl who goes from a humble birth to being the equivalent of the Queen of Japan! Okatsu’s story is full of drama & emotion, & the notion that this story is all based on fact makes it so much more endearing.

I preordered the paperback months & months ago but due to money issues I had to cancel the order; instead I got the book from the library & I am so glad I decided to do so – I learnt so much from The Shogun’s Queen & I’m eager to get on with the rest of the series!

 

Trigger Warning: This book contains an attempted rape scene

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