Book Review: The Lady Rivers by Philippa Gregory

The Lady Rivers by Philippa Gregory is part of the Cousin’s War Series. Gregory wrote the books out of order for this series, I think because she became so interested in the Lady Rivers, Jaquetta Woodville, that she just had to write about her. After reading the novel, I wish I would have been able to read them in order, and I may just do that at some point. The…

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Book Review: The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory

The Red Queen by Phillipa Gregory was a book that I did not want to put down and I was sad when I reached the end. The Red Queen, is the second book in a series Gregory wrote on The Cousin’s War focusing on the period between 1453 to 1485 is from the point of view of Margaret Beaufort born from the House of Lancaster (a red rose). Synopsis: Heiress…

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Book Review: The White Queen – Philippa Gregory

I started out with an interest in the Elizabethan era and then moved back to the time of Henry the VIII and now Philippa Gregory has taken me back to the War of the Roses. The Plantagenet era, before the Tudors, is less well-known as is Elizabeth Woodville, widowed Lancastrian who woos the newly crowned King Edward of York with her beauty. Not only does she get her lands back for…

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