Philippa Gregory is an English historical novelist. She is a frequent contributor to magazines and newspapers, with short stories, features and reviews. Some of her novels have won awards and have been adapted into television dramas. The most successful of her novels has been The Other Boleyn Girl, which was published in 2002 and adapted for BBC television in 2003. In the year of its publication, The Other Boleyn Girl also won the Parker Romantic Novel of the Year and it has subsequently spawned sequels. Miramax bought the film rights to The Other Boleyn Girl and produced a film of the same name released in February 2008.
The Boleyn Inheritance
It is 1539, and with only a baby in the cradle for an heir, Henry VIII has to take another wife. The dangerous prize of the crown of England is won by Anne of Cleves, who has her own reasons for agreeing to marry a man old enough to be her father. Although fascinated by the glamour of her new surroundings, Anne senses a trap closing around her.
The Constant Princess
Raised on the battlefield and in the most beautiful Moorish palace in the world, sent to England alone at the age of 16 to take her place in a court where she couldn’t speak the language, and abandoned and forced to endure poverty after the death of her husband, Katherine remained a woman of indomitable spirit, unwavering faith, and extraordinary strength.
The Virgin’s Lover
Elizabeth I has acceded to the throne of England, and she 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. However, Robert’s wife sits and waits at home for him to return. when the pressure to marry begins to affect Elizabeth, her preference is clear. But with Robert unavailable, what will she do?
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