"All bow down before the queen of historical fiction." (The Times)
"Expect high demand for another outstanding entry in Gregory’s ongoing and best-selling Tudor saga." (Booklist)
"Gregory’s first-person perspective on late Tudor England’s turbulent history will delight existing and future fans." (Library Journal, starred review)
“Master of historical fiction Philippa Gregory returns this summer with another installment in her titillating The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels collection. In The Last Tudor, readers get to know Lady Jane Grey —England's queen for only nine days, but their martyr for all of history — and her two sisters, Katherine and Mary, all of whom buck expectations and defy orders in order to shape their own destinies during the Tudor dynasty rule. Poised to be another outstanding addition to the best-selling saga, this late-summer release is worth waiting for.” (Bustle.com)
"True to her style, Philippa Gregory weaves a story that draws readers in and tugs at the heart, featuring characters who defy everyone’s expectations. She clearly loves the Tudor court; every detail is pristine, and the drama is spot on. The sadness is followed by immense happiness, but in the midst of high drama, Gregory doesn’t let you down. She delivers every emotion so subtly that you’ll be crying even before the intensity of the scene hits you. Gregory is at her best in THE LAST TUDOR, a must-read for historical fiction enthusiasts and certainly for her countless fans.” (Bookreporter.com)
"Gregory's deep knowledge of the period shows....the story of how proximity to power brought tragedy to the three young women is worth telling again. This is a compelling and convincing interpretation." (The Times)
"Immaculate research, pacy narratives, and a stubborn insistence that history is not only about men....a powerful reminder of how precarious the lives of Tudor women could be." (Daily Mail)
"Spellbinding." (Woman & Home)
"Gregory's skill has always been to breathe life into historical figures, creating real and engaging characters, and her fans will love this final installment of her Tudor saga."
“Fans will revel in the plot twists that beset the Tudor sisters.” (RealSimple.com)
About the Author
Philippa Gregory is the author of many bestselling novels, including The Other Boleyn Girl
, and is a recognized authority on women’s history. Her Cousins’ War novels are the basis for the critically acclaimed STARZ miniseries The White Queen
. Her most recent novel is Three Sisters, Three Queens
. She graduated from the University of Sussex and received a PhD from the University of Edinburgh, where she is a Regent. She holds two honorary degrees from Teesside University and the University of Sussex. She is a fellow of the Universities of Sussex and Cardiff and was awarded the 2016 Harrogate Festival Award for Contribution to Historical Fiction. She welcomes visitors to her website, PhilippaGregory.com.