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Nancy Bilyeau - Author

Nancy Bilyeau's acclaimed first novel, THE CROWN, was shortlisted for the CWA Ellis Peters Dagger Award for historical fiction and dubbed 'the year's most impressive debut' by the judging panel. It took five years to research and write. Nancy, a magazine editor, lives in New York City with her family. Find out more about Nancy and her lifelong passion for Tudor history via her website,

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If you like Nancy Bilyeau you might also like to read books by Anne O'Brien, Philippa Gregory and Karen Harper.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Nancy Bilyeau

The Crown by Nancy Bilyeau
The Crown
Nancy Bilyeau
March 2013 Debut of the Month. Shortlisted for the 2012 CWA Ellis Peters Award. Who would have thought a murder mystery set in 1537 and having a young nun as the central...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2013
The Chalice by Nancy Bilyeau
The Chalice
Nancy Bilyeau
Second in this compelling and highly readable Tudor thriller series following the 16th century adventures of (now cast out) nun Joanna Stafford. Treason, conspiracies and a dangerous prophecy draw Joanna back from the quiet life she had made for herself...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2013

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