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Philippa Gregory - Author


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Philippa Gregory is the author of several bestselling novels, including The Other Boleyn Girl, and is a recognized authority on women’s history. Her Cousins’ War novels are the basis for the critically acclaimed Starz miniseries The White Queen. Her most recent novel is Three Sisters, Three Queens. She graduated from the University of Sussex and received a PhD from the University of Edinburgh, where she is a Regent. She holds an honorary degree from Teesside University, and is a fellow of the Universities of Sussex and Cardiff. Philippa welcomes visitors to her site www.PhilippaGregory.com.

In 2016 she was the winner of the HWA Outstanding Contribution to Historical Fiction Award.

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If you like Philippa Gregory you might also like to read books by Sarah Dunant, Joanna Hickson and Will Davenport.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Philippa Gregory

Three Sisters, Three Queens by Philippa Gregory
Three Sisters, Three Queens
Philippa Gregory
From the Number One New York Times bestselling author, a riveting new Tudor story featuring Katherine of Aragon, and King Henry VIII's sisters Margaret and Mary, chronicling the pivotal roles the three queens played in King Henry VIII's kingdom
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/02/2017
Lovereading Price: £7.19
Three Sisters, Three Queens by Philippa Gregory
Three Sisters, Three Queens
Philippa Gregory
A riveting new Tudor story featuring Katherine of Aragon, and King Henry VIII's sisters Margaret and Mary, chronicling the pivotal roles the three queens played in King Henry VIII's kingdom. As they experience betrayals, dangers, loss and passion, the three sisters...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2016
Lovereading Price: £16.00
The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory
The Taming of the Queen
Philippa Gregory
Who was Kateryn Parr, Henry VIII's last wife? Faithful wife and scholarly queen, or a heretic and disloyal, faithless citizen before the Tudor court? From an author who has described all of Henry's queens comes a deeply intimate portrayal of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/02/2016
Lovereading Price: £6.39
The Taming of the Queen by Philippa Gregory
The Taming of the Queen
Philippa Gregory
Who was Kateryn Parr, Henry VIII's last wife? Faithful wife and scholarly queen, or a heretic and disloyal, faithless citizen before the Tudor court? From an author who has described all of Henry's queens comes a deeply intimate portrayal of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/08/2015
Lovereading Price: £16.00
The King's Curse by Philippa Gregory
The King's Curse
Philippa Gregory
A big detailed account of Henry VIII’s life from pre-throne to courting Jane Seymour, only all seen through the life of Margaret Pole, née Plantagenet, the family displaced by Henry VII. It is wonderful stuff. It is of course quality...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/03/2015
Lovereading Price: £6.39
Fools' Gold by Philippa Gregory
Reader Reviewed Fools' Gold
Philippa Gregory
In the wild, decadent atmosphere of Venice Carnival, dark forces are at work. Philippa Gregory is well known for her historical fiction but has now turned her talents to teen fiction with a rich and dramatic adventure series set in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/05/2014
Lovereading Price: £6.39
The White Princess by Philippa Gregory
The White Princess
Philippa Gregory
Philippa Gregory’s historical fiction stunningly reconsiders crucial moments in British history from a female perspective. Though this is the fifth in the series that covers the Wars of the Roses (The Cousins War) it’s not necessary to have read the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2014
Lovereading Price: £6.39
Fools' Gold by Philippa Gregory
Reader Reviewed Fools' Gold
Philippa Gregory
In the wild, decadent atmosphere of Venice Carnival, dark forces are at work. Philippa Gregory is well known for her historical fiction but has now turned her talents to teen fiction with a rich and dramatic adventure series set in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2014
Lovereading Price: £10.39
Stormbringers by Philippa Gregory
Stormbringers
Philippa Gregory
The second in this epic series, Order of Darkness, from the Queen of Historical Fiction. Stormbringers is a dramatic adventure, with a hint of romance, set in medieval Europe after the fall of the Byzantine empire. Philippa Gregory excels in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2013
Lovereading Price: £5.59
Storm Bringers by Philippa Gregory
Storm Bringers
Philippa Gregory
The second in this epic series, Order of Darkness, from the Queen of Historical Fiction. Stormbringers is a dramatic adventure, with a hint of romance, set in medieval Europe after the fall of the Byzantine empire. Philippa Gregory excels in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2013
Lovereading Price: £10.39
The Kingmaker's Daughter by Philippa Gregory
The Kingmaker's Daughter
Philippa Gregory
4th instalment of the fascinating Cousins’ War series again, cleverly blending fact and fiction together to bring to life the riveting story of Anne Neville, youngest daughter of the ruthless Earl of Warwick, the most powerful magnate in 15th century...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/03/2013
Lovereading Price: £6.39
Changeling by Philippa Gregory
Changeling
Philippa Gregory
Bestselling Philippa Gregory’s first book for teenagers is a thrilling story of malice and betrayal, courage and passion. Tricked out of her inheritance by her greedy and duplicitous brother, Isolde must swap ruling over her own castle and estate for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2013
Lovereading Price: £6.39
The Kingmaker's Daughter by Philippa Gregory
The Kingmaker's Daughter
Philippa Gregory
August 2012 Book of the Month. 4th instalment of the fascinating Cousins’ War series again, cleverly blending fact and fiction together to bring to life the riveting story of Anne Neville, youngest...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/08/2012
Lovereading Price: £15.19
Changeling by Philippa Gregory
Changeling
Philippa Gregory
June 2012 New Gen Book of the Month. Best-selling Philippa Gregory’s first book for teenagers is a thrilling story of malice and betrayal, courage and passion. Tricked out of her inheritance by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/05/2012
Lovereading Price: £10.39
The Lady of the Rivers by Philippa Gregory
The Lady of the Rivers
Philippa Gregory
Fact and fiction are woven beautifully together to bring to life the story of Jacquetta Woodville, mother of the White Queen in this 3rd instalment of medieval history from the perspective of little known but significant women of the time....
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/03/2012
Lovereading Price: £6.39
The Lady of the Rivers by Philippa Gregory
The Lady of the Rivers
Philippa Gregory
September 2011 Book of the Month. Fact and fiction are woven beautifully together to bring to life the story of Jacquetta Woodville, mother of the White Queen in this 3rd installment of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2011
Lovereading Price: £15.19
The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory
The Red Queen
Philippa Gregory
Shortlisted for the Galaxy Paperback of the Year Award 2011. April 2011 Book of the Month. The second book in Philippa's stunning new trilogy, The Cousins' War, brings to life the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/04/2011
Lovereading Price: £7.19
The White Queen by Philippa Gregory
The White Queen
Philippa Gregory
A 2013 World Book Night selection. This is a must for any of you who devour their historical fiction. Focusing on one of the most scandalous and intriguing times in British history The White Queen centres around Elizabeth Woodville, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/04/2010
Lovereading Price: £7.19
The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory
The Other Queen
Philippa Gregory
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 20 November 2008. A former Author of the Month on Lovereading Philippa Gregory is back with another fantastic historical novel, this time the focus in the "other...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2008
Lovereading Price: £15.19
The Other Queen by Philippa Gregory
The Other Queen
Philippa Gregory
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 20 November 2008. A former Author of the Month on Lovereading Philippa Gregory is back with another fantastic historical novel, this time the focus in the "other queen" Mary Queen of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/06/2008
Lovereading Price: £7.19
The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory
The Boleyn Inheritance
Philippa Gregory
Interestingly told from the point of view of three women, Anne of Cleves, Katherine Howard and the dreadful Jane Boleyn, this is the Tudor Court brought vividly to life again by a real pro. What a violent and frightening man...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 01/05/2007
Lovereading Price: £7.19
The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory
The Boleyn Inheritance
Philippa Gregory
Interestingly told from the point of view of three women, Anne of Cleves, Katherine Howard and the dreadful Jane Boleyn, this is the Tudor court brought vividly to life again by a real pro. What a violent and frightening man...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2006
Lovereading Price: £14.39
The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory
The Constant Princess
Philippa Gregory
Katherine of Aragon may be better known as the first wife of Henry VIII but as a young girl she was being groomed to be the wife of a King and she herself was determined to become Queen. She married...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 02/05/2006
Lovereading Price: £7.19
The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory
The Constant Princess
Philippa Gregory
Returning to the strength and originality of The Other Boleyn Girl (for I felt her last couple not quite up to scratch), this is the life of Catherine of Aragon from her childhood in Spain, her betrothal and eventual marriage...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2005
Lovereading Price: £14.39
The Virgin's Lover by Philippa Gregory
The Virgin's Lover
Philippa Gregory
Based on fact but infused with Gregory's own take on history, this is an inspiring and sumptuous novel with Elizabeth I at centre stage. It's full of romance, scheming, intrigue and passion with Robert Dudley a key player in Elizabeth's...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/04/2005
Lovereading Price: £7.19
The Queen's Fool by Philippa Gregory
The Queen's Fool
Philippa Gregory
Full of convincing historical facts of the Tudor period and intertwined with rich authentic drama this is Philippa Gregory at her best. She writes quite brilliantly about the massive power struggle between Elizabeth and Mary, and a girl under the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2004
Lovereading Price: £7.19
The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory
The Other Boleyn Girl
Philippa Gregory
This is an absolutely cracking read, gripping from the very start. Gregory creates an intriguing story that's historically true and she mixes fact with fiction seemlessly that you find the whole story completely believable. Anne Boleyn's sister led an extraordinary...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 07/10/2002
Lovereading Price: £7.19
A Respectable Trade by Philippa Gregory
A Respectable Trade
Philippa Gregory
A world away from the Royal courts of Europe, this is set in and around the aftermath of the slave trade in Bristol. Gregory brings her unique combination of a vivid sense of history and inimitable storytelling skills to illuminate...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 03/01/1998
Lovereading Price: £7.19

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