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Alison Weir

UK flag (b.1951)

Alison Weir is the top-selling female historian in the United Kingdom, and has sold over 2.7 million books worldwide. She has published seventeen history books, including Elizabeth the Queen, Eleanor of Aquitaine, The Lady in the Tower and Elizabeth of York, and five historical novels.

Genres: Historical
Alison Weir recommends
Lady of the Butterflies (2009)
Fiona Mountain
"Fiona Mountain is a major new talent in the field of historical fiction."
Madame Tussaud (2011)
Michelle Moran
"A first-class novel... Michelle Moran evokes an era in a gripping drama that is both vividly and elegantly written."
The Girl in the Mirror (2011)
Sarah Gristwood
"Entrancing, compelling, and beautifully written... a fabulous novel."
Root of the Tudor Rose (2015)
(Tudor Rose , book 1)
Mari Griffith
"Immensely readable and compelling...Highly recommended!."
By Blood Divided (2017)
(Mistra Chronicles / Rise of Empires Chronicles, book 4)
James Heneage
"A gripping, epic tale set against a broad and breath-taking European canvas. Do not miss this compelling page-turner."
The Outcasts of Time (2017)
Ian Mortimer
"It's an incredible tour de force, a vivid and page-turning evocation of an age that is long-gone yet has been brought to life again in vibrant and robust fashion thanks to Ian Mortimer's impeccable scholarship and pacy writing."
The Blue (2018)
Nancy Bilyeau
"Nancy Bilyeau's passion for history infuses her books."
Mayflower Pilgrims (2019)
Derek Wilson
"Masterful and lively."
The Fallen Angel (2020)
(Frances Gorges Historical Trilogy, book 3)
Tracy Borman
"Dark intrigues, a poignant love story...a shattering and shocking climax."

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