The Lady of the Rivers by Philippa Gregory

Having loved The White Queen about Elizabeth Woodville and The Red Queen about Margaret Beaufort, I was very eager to continue reading Philippa Gregory’s popular Cousins’ War series. In which, Gregory retells the bloody rivalry between the Houses of York and Lancaster, what we now call the War of the Roses, through the eyes of … Continue reading The Lady of the Rivers by Philippa Gregory

📖 The Tudor Crown by Joanna Hickson ⭐⭐

I absolutely loved Joanna Hickson's brilliant First of the Tudors, about the often neglected Jasper Tudor, but I was left wanting more! So I have been looking forward to this second historical fiction, The Tudor Crown by Joanna Hickson, which continues the same story from the point-of-view of Jasper's nephew, Henry Tudor. In September 1471, we … Continue reading 📖 The Tudor Crown by Joanna Hickson ⭐⭐

📖 First of the Tudors by Joanna Hickson ⭐⭐⭐

Having previously enjoyed Joanna Hickson's Red Rose, White Rose about Cecily Neville, a figure torn between both sides in the War of the Roses, I was really looking forward to trying this, her newest historical novel, First of the Tudors. In this new novel, Hickson again takes us back to the War of the Roses, however … Continue reading 📖 First of the Tudors by Joanna Hickson ⭐⭐⭐