The Twentieth Wife (Taj Mahal Trilogy #1) – Indu Sundaresan
An enchanting historical epic of grand passion and adventure, this debut novel tells the captivating story of one of India’s most controversial empresses – a woman whose brilliance and determination trumped myriad obstacles, and whose love shaped the course of the Mughal Empire.
Skillfully blending the textures of historical reality with the rich and sensual imaginings of a timeless fairy tale, The Twentieth Wife sweeps readers up in Mehrunnisa’s embattled love with Prince Salim, and in the bedazzling destiny of a woman – a legend in her own time — who was all but lost to history until now.
Taj Mahal Trilogy
- Book 1: The Twentieth Wife
- Book 2: The Feast of the Roses
- Book 3: Shadow Princess