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The Other Queen

The Other Queen Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2008-09-16
ISBN : 1416549129
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Presents a tale inspired by the story of Mary, Queen of Scots, in a work that follows the doomed monarch's long imprisonment in the household of the Earl of Shrewsbury and his spying wife, Bess.

The Other Queen

The Other Queen Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2009
ISBN : 9780329868680
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Presents a fictionalized account of the final years of Mary, Queen of Scots, who fled Scotland and sought sanctuary in the home of the Earl of Shrewsbury and his wife, only to find herself imprisoned.

The Virgin s Lover

The Virgin s Lover Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Release : 2005
ISBN : 0007147317
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Elizabeth I has acceded to the throne of England, a position she has waited and schemed for all her life. She is surrounded by advisers, all convinced that they know what would be best for the country and certain that a young woman cannot form political judgments. Elizabeth feels that she can rely on just one man: her oldest friend, Robert Dudley. It is soon plain that he is more than merely a friend. In a house in the countryside waits a very different woman: Amy Robsart - Robert's wife. She has no taste for life at court and longs for the day when her husband will return home and attend to his family. She has loved him since she was a girl but now that they are adults, she hardly sees him. Meanwhile, the pressure grows for Elizabeth to marry, for it is unthinkable that a queen should rule on her own. Elizabeth's preference is clear, but he is unavailable. But what if the unthinkable were to happen.? Philippa Gregory blends passion, personalities and politics in this stunning novel of the Tudor court and a country divided."--Publisher's website.

Philippa Gregory s The Cousins War 3 Book Boxed Set

Philippa Gregory s The Cousins  War 3 Book Boxed Set Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2011-12-20
ISBN : 1451682956
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Red Queen In a novel of conspiracy, passion, and coldhearted ambition, number one bestselling author Philippa Gregory has brought to life the story of a proud and determined woman who believes that she alone is destined, by her piety and lineage, to shape the course of history. In The Red Queen, Gregory illuminates the fascinating woman who founded England’s most powerful ruling line, the Tudors: Margaret Beaufort. The White Queen Elizabeth Woodville, a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition, secretly marries the newly crowned boy king of England. While she rises to the demands of her exalted position and fights for the success of her family, her two sons become the central figures in a famous unsolved mystery that has confounded historians for centuries: the lost princes in the Tower of London. Philippa Gregory brings the artistry and intellect of a master writer and storyteller to a new era in history and begins what is sure to be another bestselling classic series. The Lady of the Rivers The Lady of the Rivers is #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory’s remarkable story of Jacquetta, Duchess of Bedford, a woman who navigated a treacherous path through the battle lines in the Wars of the Roses.

The Other Boleyn Girl

The Other Boleyn Girl Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Washington Square Press
Release : 2001
ISBN : 9780743227445
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The #1 New York Times bestseller from “the queen of royal fiction” (USA TODAY) Philippa Gregory is a rich, compelling novel of love, sex, ambition, and intrigue surrounding the Tudor court of Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn, and the infamous Boleyn family. When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of fourteen, she catches the eye of the handsome and charming Henry VIII. Dazzled by the king, Mary falls in love with both her golden prince and her growing role as unofficial queen. However, she soon realizes just how much she is a pawn in her family’s ambitious plots as the king’s interest begins to wane, and soon she is forced to step aside for her best friend and rival: her sister, Anne. With her own destiny suddenly unknown, Mary realizes that she must defy her family and take fate into her own hands. With more than one million copies in print and adapted for the big screen, The Other Boleyn Girl is a riveting historical drama. It brings to light a woman of extraordinary determination and desire who lived at the heart of the most exciting and glamorous court in Europe, and survived a treacherous political landscape by following her heart.

The Last Tudor

The Last Tudor Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2017-08-08
ISBN : 9781471133060
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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'How long do I have?' I force a laugh. 'Not long,' he says very quietly. 'They have confirmed your sentence of death. You are to be beheaded tomorrow. We don't have long at all.' Jane Grey was Queen of England for nine days. Using her position as cousin to the deceased king, her father and his conspirators put her on the throne ahead of the king's half-sister Mary, who quickly mustered an army, claimed her crown and locked Jane in the Tower. When Jane refused to betray her Protestant faith, Mary sent her to the executioner's block. There Jane turned her father's greedy, failed grab for power into her own brave and tragic martyrdom. 'Learn you to die' is the advice that Jane gives in a letter to her younger sister Katherine, who has no intention of dying. She intends to enjoy her beauty and her youth and find love. But her lineage makes her a threat to the insecure and infertile Queen Mary and, when Mary dies, to her sister Queen Elizabeth, who will never allow Katherine to marry and produce a potential royal heir before she does. So when Katherine's secret marriage is revealed by her pregnancy, she too must go to the Tower. 'Farewell, my sister,' writes Katherine to the youngest Grey sister, Mary. A beautiful dwarf, disregarded by the court, Mary finds it easy to keep secrets, especially her own, while avoiding Elizabeth's suspicious glare. After watching her sisters defy the queen, Mary is aware of her own perilous position as a possible heir to the throne. But she is determined to command her own destiny and be the last Tudor to risk her life in matching wits with her ruthless and unforgiving cousin Elizabeth. Praise for Philippa Gregory: 'Meticulously researched and deeply entertaining, this story of betrayal and divided loyalties is Gregory on top form' Good Housekeeping 'Gregory has popularised Tudor history perhaps more than any other living fiction writer...all of her books feature strong, complex women, doing their best to improve their lives in worlds dominated by men' Sunday Times 'Engrossing' Sunday Express 'Popular historical fiction at its finest, immaculately researched and superbly told' The Times

The Little House

The Little House Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Harpercollins
Release : 1996
ISBN : 9780060176709
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Giving up her job as a reporter for a mediocre radio station, Ruth Cleary becomes pregnant and moves to Bath, only to become lonely and depressed and find that her mother-in-law is beginning to control and manipulate her life. 15,000 first printing.

The Taming of the Queen

The Taming of the Queen Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2015-08-25
ISBN : 1476758824
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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By the #1 New York Times bestselling author, a novel of passion and power at the court of a medieval killer, a riveting new Tudor tale featuring King Henry VIII’s sixth wife Kateryn Parr. Kateryn Parr, a thirty-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover, has no choice when a man old enough to be her father who has buried four wives—King Henry VIII—commands her to marry him. Kateryn has no doubt about the danger she faces: the previous queen lasted sixteen months, the one before barely half a year. But Henry adores his new bride and Kateryn’s trust in him grows as she unites the royal family, creates a radical study circle at the heart of the court, and rules the kingdom as Regent. But is this enough to keep her safe? A leader of religious reform and the first woman to publish in English, Kateryn stands out as an independent woman with a mind of her own. But she cannot save the Protestants, under threat for their faith, and Henry’s dangerous gaze turns on her. The traditional churchmen and rivals for power accuse her of heresy—the punishment is death by fire and the king’s name is on the warrant... From the bestselling author who has illuminated all of Henry’s queens comes a deeply intimate portrayal of the last: a woman who longed for passion, power, and education at the court of a medieval killer.

Tidelands

Tidelands Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2019
ISBN : 9781471172724
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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'Gregory is an experienced storyteller and doesn't let you down. Tidelands is a gripping and intelligent portrait of a woman fighting to survive in a hostile world' THE TIMES THE BRAND NEW SERIES FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR England 1648. A dangerous time for a woman to be different . . . Midsummer's Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom, even to the remote Tidelands - the marshy landscape of the south coast. Alinor, a descendant of wise women, crushed by poverty and superstition, waits in the graveyard under the full moon for a ghost who will declare her free from her abusive husband. Instead she meets James, a young man on the run, and shows him the secret ways across the treacherous marsh, not knowing that she is leading disaster into the heart of her life. Suspected of possessing dark secrets in superstitious times, Alinor's ambition and determination mark her out from her neighbours. This is the time of witch-mania, and Alinor, a woman without a husband, skilled with herbs, suddenly enriched, arouses envy in her rivals and fear among the villagers, who are ready to take lethal action into their own hands. 'The first in a planned series . . . The author crafts her material with effortless ease. Her grasp of social mores is brilliant, the love story rings true and the research is, as ever, of the highest calibre' Elizabeth Buchan, Daily Mail 'Vivid and beguiling - Philippa Gregory at her best' woman&home 'A compelling novel that shines a light on the struggles of 17th century women' Daily Mirror 'The novel's power lies in Gregory's evocative portrayal of the tidelands and the everyday lives of those who are bound to them' Sunday Express 'Philippa Gregory returns with an English Civil War novel that excels in everything she does best. Historical events are written with breathless immediacy, keeping the reader enthralled even if they know the outcome. She pays close attention to the plight of women in the past, so often unchanged despite men's wars, and gives them a voice . . . Fans will not be disappointed' Alys Key, The i 'Shines a light on the struggles of 17th century women . . . If this novel is the first sign of what's to come then readers are in for a treat' Emma Lee-Potter, Daily Express 'Tidelands evokes a world of suspense and superstition. Its fascinating fictional heroine, Alinor, is caught in a net of in-between spaces . . . I was completely swept up in this wonderful, immersive story set in the English Civil War when women who lived unconventional lives risked being accused of witchcraft' Tina Jackson, Writing Magazine

The White Princess

The White Princess Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2013
ISBN : 9780857207517
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From the bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl comes the haunting story of the mother of the Tudors, Elizabeth of York, wife to Henry VII. Beautiful eldest daughter of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville - the White Queen - the young princess Elizabeth faces a conflict of loyalties between the red rose and the white. Forced into marriage with Henry VII, she must reconcile her slowly growing love for him with her loyalty to the House of York, and choose between her mother's rebellion and her husband's tyranny. Then she has to meet the Pretender, whose claim denies the House of Tudor itself.

The Constant Princess

The Constant Princess Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2005-12-06
ISBN : 074327248X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A fictional portrait of Henry VIII's first wife, Katherine of Aragon, follows her through her youthful marriage to Henry's older brother, Arthur, her widowhood, her marriage to Henry, and the divorce that led to Henry's marriage to Anne Boleyn.

The Wise Woman

The Wise Woman Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1994-12
ISBN : 9780671792756
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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After fleeing the abbey where she was raised, Alys is taken in by a wise woman, who teaches her the ways of country healing--an education that comes in handy when Alys moves into the home of the aristocratic Sir Hugh

Wideacre

Wideacre Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Pocket
Release : 1988
ISBN : 9780671649036
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Beatrice Lacey's passion for her ancestral home, denied to her by 18th-century English law, was such that she "would have done anything, committed any sin to own Wideacre's fields and woods". Tempestuous, cunning and beautiful, she would seduce, betray, deceive and destroy to possess it.

The Kingmaker s Daughter

The Kingmaker s Daughter Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Simon & Schuster
Release : 2013
ISBN : 9780857207487
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Anne Neville and her sister Isabel are daughters of the most powerful magnate in 15th century England. Ever ruthless, always plotting, in the absence of a son and heir, Warwick sets about using his daughters as pawns in his political games. Anne grows from a delightful child brought up at the court of Edward IV and his queen, Elizabeth Woodville, intimacy and friendship with the family of Richard, Duke of Gloucester. Her life is overturned when her father turns on his former allies, escapes England and invades with an enemy army. Widowed at 14, fatherless, with her mother locked in sanctuary, and her sister a vengeful enemy, Anne faces the world alone. But fortune's wheel turns once again. Anne plots her escape from her sister's house, finds herself a husband in the handsome young Duke of Gloucester, and marries without permission, in secret. But danger still follows her. She finds that she has a mortal enemy in the most beautiful queen in England. Anne has to protect herself and her precious only son from the treacherous royal court, the deadly royal rival, and even from the driving ambition of her husband - Richard III.

The Boleyn Inheritance

The Boleyn Inheritance Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2008-12-30
ISBN : 1439124671
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Lady-in-waiting Jane Boleyn, the only survivor of the ambitious Boleyn family, testifies against Henry VIII's latest queen, Anne of Cleves, and conspires to place her young cousin, Katherine Howard, on the throne.

Dark Tides

Dark Tides Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2020-11-24
ISBN : 1501187201
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Named a Best Book of the Month by CNN and MSNBC Named a Most Exciting New Book of Fall by PopSugar #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory’s new historical novel tracks the rise of the Tidelands family in London, Venice, and New England. Midsummer Eve 1670. Two unexpected visitors arrive at a shabby warehouse on the south side of the River Thames. The first is a wealthy man hoping to find the lover he deserted twenty-one years before. James Avery has everything to offer, including the favour of the newly restored King Charles II, and he believes that the warehouse's poor owner Alinor has the one thing his money cannot buy—his son and heir. The second visitor is a beautiful widow from Venice in deepest mourning. She claims Alinor as her mother-in-law and has come to tell Alinor that her son Rob has drowned in the dark tides of the Venice lagoon. Alinor writes to her brother Ned, newly arrived in faraway New England and trying to make a life between the worlds of the English newcomers and the American Indians as they move toward inevitable war. Alinor tells him that she knows—without doubt—that her son is alive and the widow is an imposter. Set in the poverty and glamour of Restoration London, in the golden streets of Venice, and on the tensely contested frontier of early America, this is a novel of greed and desire: for love, for wealth, for a child, and for home

The Betrayal of Mary Queen of Scots

The Betrayal of Mary  Queen of Scots Book
Author : Kate Williams
Publisher : Pegasus Books
Release : 2020-07-14
ISBN : 9781643134833
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Elizabeth and Mary were cousins and queens, but eventually it became impossible for them to live together in the same world.This is the story of two women struggling for supremacy in a man’s world, when no one thought a woman could govern. They both had to negotiate with men—those who wanted their power and those who wanted their bodies—who were determined to best them. In their worlds, female friendship and alliances were unheard of, but for many years theirs was the only friendship that endured. They were as fascinated by each other as lovers; until they became enemies. Enemies so angry and broken that one of them had to die, and so Elizabeth ordered the execution of Mary.But first they were each other’s lone female friends in a violent man’s world. Their relationship was one of love, affection, jealousy, antipathy—and finally death. This book tells the story of Mary and Elizabeth as never before, focusing on their emotions and probing deeply into their intimate lives as women and queens. They loved each other, they hated each other—and in the end they could never escape each other.

The Favoured Child

The Favoured Child Book
Author : Philippa Gregory
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Release : 2006
ISBN : 0007230028
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The second novel in the Wideacre Trilogy, a compulsive drama set in the eighteenth century

The Queen and I

The Queen and I Book
Author : Russell Andresen
Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency
Release : 2015-09-22
ISBN : 1681813475
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Broadway is easy. Crossing an eccentric billionaire is what’s hard. Jeffrey Rothstein discovers this in the dark comedy The Queen and I, about a Broadway playwright who makes one bad decision and then has his life forever changed in the most supernatural way. With the help of the ghost of a 1920s drag queen, Jeffrey sets out to write the next big Broadway hit, while unknowingly being hunted by a sadistic madman with musical aspirations of his own.

The Other Queen

The Other Queen Book
Author : Rebecca Jaycox
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2017-04
ISBN : 9780995739734
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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One world. Two girls. An evil determined to destroy them both. When Reggie finally makes it to her guardian, Rhys, she believes things will only get better. But fate has other plans. Rescuing her father is her first priority, but when she discovers Andrius has both her mother and her best friend, she feels the weight of their captivity also on her shoulders. And as if that wasn't enough, she is increasingly being visited by a mysterious girl known only as the Black Queen in her dreams-a girl being tortured by Andrius and who may hold the key to his defeat. With time running out, Reggie and her friends race to devise a plan to rescue her loved ones and, with the Black Queen's help, defeat Andrius. The dark mage has always been one step ahead of them, but maybe this time they'll catch him by surprise. Can Reggie finally gain the advantage over her enemy or is she playing right into his hands? In the cornstalks from her dreams she will find out. The Other Queen is the second book in the thrilling Young Adult fantasy series, The Inheritance. With a fast-paced plot, fantastic characters and a unique world, The Other Queen is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.