Sotul ei refuza sa ii implineasca dorintele, caci interesul lui se indreapta in alte directii. Dar Alice are sansa de a se elibera odata cu mostenirea unei case uriase si a unei mici averi; astfel are posibilitatea de a-si cladi aici stilul de viata care sa o multumeasca. Vizitatorii nu vor uita experientele pe care le au si putini se vor grabi sa o judece... 'A mesmerizing storyteller' (Sunday telegraph)..
Katherine de Aragon e sortita printului Arthur, fiul si mostenitorul lui Henry VII al Angliei. E crescuta pentru a fi printesa de Wales. Dar Arthur moare si singura ei sansa de a deveni regina e sa se marite cu fratele mai mic al lui Arthur, rasfatatul Henry...
Terrific novel set in the Roaring Twenties, reissued to accompany Philippa Gregory's new bestselling novel, The Other Boleyn Girl. Lily Valance wants to forget the war. She's determined to enjoy the world of the 1920s, with its music, singing, laughter and pleasure. When she meets Captain Stephen Winters, a decorated hero back from the Front, she's drawn to his wealth and status. In Lily he sees his salvation - from the past, from the nightmare, from the guilt at surviving the Flanders plains wh..
The riveting story of Margaret Pole, daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, and was one of the few surviving members of the Plantagenet dynasty after the Wars of the Roses. Plantagenet, once carried proudly by Margaret like a crown upon her head, is now, at the end of the 15th century, the most dangerous name in England.....
‘How long do I have?’ I force a laugh.
‘Not long,’ he says very quietly. ‘They have confirmed your sentence of death. You are to be beheaded tomorrow. We don’t have long at all.’
Jane Grey was Queen of England for nine days. Using her position as cousin to the deceased king, her father and his conspirators put her on the throne ahead of the king’s half-sister Mary, who quickly mustered an army, claimed her crown and locked Jane in the Tower. When Jane refused to betray her Prot..
The year is 1453, and all signs point to it being the end of the world. Accused of heresy and expelled from his monastery, handsome seventeen-year-old, Luca Vero, is recruited by a mysterious stranger to record the end of times across Europe. Commanded by sealed orders, Luca is sent to map the fears of Christendom, and travel to the very frontier of good and evil. Seventeen-year-old Isolde, a Lady Abbess, is trapped in a nunnery to prevent her claiming her rich inheritance. As the nuns in her ca..
Luca Vero is a member of the secret Order of Darkness, tasked with searching out and reporting signs of the end of the world. Breaking his journey in Piccolo, he finds a place filled with superstitious fears - of the unknown, of the forces of the sea and sky, of strangers. With him are his loyal friend and servant, Frieze, and his clerk, Brother Peter, as well as the Lady Isolde and her mysterious servant-companion Ishraq. The five of them are followed into the town by a huge children's crusade,..
A bind-up of the first three books in bestselling author Philippa Gregory's rich, dramatic, atmospheric Order of Darkness series, launching a fantastic new cover look! "Deftly conceived ... richly detailed" (THE DAILY TELEGRAPH on Changeling).
THE YEAR IS 1460 AND ALL SIGNS POINT TO IT BEING THE END OF THE WORLD. Accused of heresy and expelled from his monastery, Luca Vero is recruited by a mysterious stranger to record the end of the days. His first mission takes him to a nunnery where the w..
Princess Florizella may live in a classic fairy-tale world, but she’s no ordinary princess…These three stories were originally published under the titles Princess Florizella, Princess Florizella and the Wolves and Princess Florizella and the Giant.They were originally dedicated to her daughter but have been reimagined in this edition which she has dedicated to her grandchildren.“Princess Florizella was friends with some of the princesses who had studied the Princess Rules, and behaved just as th..
La curtea Tudorilor soseste tanara Hannah si imediat e prinsa in mreje de frumosul tradator Robert Dudley. Hannah e trimisa sa o spioneze pe printesa marry - o femeie arzand de dorinta de a-si readuce poporul spre adevarat credinta, cea catolica - in vreme ce sora ei Elizabeth ii pandeste cea mai mica greseala pentru a o pedepsi...
The second book in Philippa's stunning new trilogy, The Cousins War, brings to life the story of Margaret Beaufort, a shadowy and mysterious character in the first book of the series - The White Queen - but who now takes centre stage in the bitter struggle of The War of the Roses. The Red Queen tells the story of the child-bride of Edmund Tudor, who, although widowed in her early teens, uses her determination of character and wily plotting to infiltrate the house of York under the guise of loyal..
Why would a woman marry a serial killer? Because she cannot refuse...Kateryn Parr, a thirty-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover, has no choice when a man old enough to be her father who has buried four wives - King Henry VIII - commands her to marry him. Kateryn has no doubt about the danger she faces: the previous queen lasted sixteen months, the one before barely half a year. But Henry adores his new bride and Kateryn's trust in him grows as she unites the royal family, creates ..
"There is only one bond that I trust: between a woman and her sisters. We never take our eyes off each other. In love and in rivalry, we always think of each other." When Katherine of Aragon is brought to the Tudor court as a young bride, the oldest princess, Margaret, takes her measure. With one look, each knows the other for a rival, an ally, a pawn, destined - with Margaret's younger sister Mary - to a sisterhood unique in all the world. The three sisters will become the queens of England, Sc..
'Gregory is an experienced storyteller and doesn’t let you down. Tidelands is a gripping and intelligent portrait of a woman fighting to survive in a hostile world' THE TIMESTHE BRAND NEW SERIES FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR England 1648. A dangerous time for a woman to be different . . . Midsummer’s Eve, 1648, and England is in the grip of civil war between renegade King and rebellious Parliament. The struggle reaches every corner of the kingdom, even to the remo..
John Tradescant cel Tanar a mostenit colectia unica de plante a tatalui sau, impreuna cu o abilitate extraordinara de a le creste. Dar, ca gradinar al lui Charles I, se confrunta cu o dilema de nesuportat cand in Anglia izbucneste razboiul civil. Fugind de haos, John ajunge in colonia regalista din Virginia, in America. Dar pamantul virgin nu e nelocuit. Goana lui Hohn dupa plante noi il duce printre nativii americani unde invata sa iubeasca si sa respecte felul lor de a trai, amenintat de colon..
Sumptuous historical novel set in the court of Elizabeth I, from Sunday Times No.1 bestseller Philippa Gregory, the author of The Other Boleyn Girl.
Elizabeth I has acceded to the throne of England, a position she has waited and schemed for all her life. She is surrounded by advisers, all convinced that a young woman cannot form political judgements. Elizabeth 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.
Philippa Gregory’s first novel and first in the bestselling Wideacre trilogy. A compelling tale of passion and intrigue set in the eighteenth century. From the author of The Other Boleyn Girl and The Virgin’s Lover.
‘If it was the way of the world that girls left home, then the world would have to change. I would never change.’
Wideacre Hall, set in the heart of the English countryside, is the ancestral home that Beatrice Lacey loves. But as a woman of the eighteenth century she has no rig..
Mosia Wideacre e falimentara. Satenii traiesc in mizerie, iar Wideacre Hall zace in ruina. Dar in Dower House, doi copii sunt crescuti protejandu-li-se inocenta. Pretendenti in mod egal la mostenirea mosiei, rivali in dragostea satenilor, sunt legati de o fratie secreta . Doar unul din ei poate fi copilul favorizat.Doar unul poate mosteni intelegerea magica dintre pamant si familia Lacey care poate face satul din Sussex sa infloreasca din nou. Doar unul poate fi adevaratul mostenitor al lui Beat..