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Author Johnson, Jane, 1960- author.

Title Court of lions : a novel / Jane Johnson.

Publication Info. New York : Pegasus Books, 2018.
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Description 397 pages ; 24 cm
Summary Kate Fordham, escaping terrible personal trauma, has fled to the beautiful sunlit city of Granada, the ancient capital of the Moors in Spain. There she is scraping by with an unfulfilling job in a busy bar. One day, in the glorious gardens of the Alhambraonce home to Sultan Abu Abdullah MohammedKate finds a scrap of paper hidden in one of the ancient walls. Upon it, in strange symbols, has been inscribed a message from another era. The message has lain undiscovered since before the Fall of Granada in 1492, when the city was surrendered to Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand.Born of love, in a time of danger and desperation, the fragment will be the catalyst that changes Kate's life forever. An epic saga of romance and redemption, Court of Lions brings one of the great turning-points in human history to life, telling the dual stories of a modern woman and the last Moorish sultan of Granada, as they both move towards their cataclysmic destinies.
Subject Boabdil, King of Granada, -1527? -- Fiction.
Palaces -- Spain -- Granada -- Fiction.
Waitresses -- Fiction.
Granada (Spain) -- History -- Fiction.
Spain -- History -- 711-1516 -- Fiction.
Genre Historical fiction.
ISBN 9781681776552
1681776553
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