I first came across Alison Weir in the late 1990's when, after hearing an extraordinary interview on Radio 4, I read her biography of Eleanor of Aquitaine. I can honestly say this book switched me on the the Historical Biography!
Alison Weir is now the biggest-selling female historian (and the fifth best-selling historian) in the United Kingdom since records began in 1997. She has published thirty-two titles and sold more than 3 million books - over a million in the UK and 2.2 million in the USA.
The captivating new historical novel from Alison Weir, Sunday Times bestselling author of the Six Tudor Queens series . 'With Elizabeth of York, Alison Weir gives us her most compelling heroine yet. Eldest daughter of the royal House of York, Elizabeth dreams of a crown to call her own. But when her beloved father, King Edward, dies suddenly, her destiny is rewritten. Her family's enemies close in. Two young princes are murdered in the Tower. Then her uncle seizes power - and vows to make Elizabeth his queen. But another claimant seeks the throne, the upstart son of the rival royal House of Lancaster. Marriage to this Henry Tudor would unite the white rose of York and the red of Lancaster - and change everything. A great new age awaits. Now Elizabeth must choose her allies - and husband - wisely, and fight for her right to rule.
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