Queen of the Darkest Hour (Work in Progress)

Fastrada was the most influential–and the most hated—of Charlemagne’s queens. Who was she, really? Was she so cruel that she inspired a rebellion, or was she a strong-willed woman used as an excuse by a son angry that he was denied an inheritance?

Delving into annals, letters, and other sources, Kim reconstructs the past and imagines some answers.

Queen of the Darkest Hour is the working title for this work in progress, and you can read a draft of the first chapter now. Contact Kim if you would like to get an email when it’s release.