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...
'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..
Number One bestselling author Philippa Gregory's new historical novel tracks the rise of the Tidelands family in London, Venice and New England.
Midsummer Eve 1670. Two unexpected visitors arrive at a shabby warehouse on the south side of the River Thames. The first is a wealthy man hoping to find the lover he deserted twenty-one years before. James Avery has everything to offer, including the favour of the newly restored King Charles II, and he believes that the warehouse's poor owner Alinor ..
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..
'I have lost my father in battle, my sister to Elizabeth Woodville's spy, my brother-in-law to Elizabeth Woodville's executioner, my nephew to her poisoner, and now my son to her curse...'
The gripping and ultimately tragic story of Anne Neville and her sister Isabel, the daughters of the Earl of Warwick, the most powerful magnate in England through the Cousins' Wars. In the absence of a son and heir, he ruthlessly uses the two girls as pawns but they, in their own right, are thoughtful and pow..
‘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..
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..
"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..
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..
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..