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Philippa Gregory

Biography

Philippa Gregory

Philippa Gregory is the author of many New York Times bestselling novels, including THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL, and is a recognized authority on women’s history. Many of her works have been adapted for the screen, including THE OTHER BOLEYN GIRL. Her most recent novel, THE LAST TUDOR, is now in production for a television series. She graduated from the University of Sussex and received a PhD from the University of Edinburgh, where she is a Regent. She holds 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 is an honorary research fellow at Birkbeck, University of London. She founded Gardens for the Gambia, a charity to dig wells in poor rural schools in The Gambia, and has provided nearly 200 wells.

Books by Philippa Gregory

by Philippa Gregory - Historical Fantasy, Youth Fiction

In the third book of the Order of Darness quartet, Luca and Isolde travel to Venice to expose a coin counterfeiting scheme, and their romantic attraction reaches new heights. When Luca starts to investigate an alchemist who they think might be the con artist, they realize the alchemist actually wants to create the Philosopher’s Stone, a mystical substance said to be capable of turning base metals into gold and producing the elixir of life. But the truth may be more sinister than they ever could have imagined.

by Philippa Gregory - Fiction

The second in Philippa Gregory’s four-book series delves further into a forbidden romance and an epic quest. And the tension builds as secrets about The Order of Darkness are finally revealed...

by Philippa Gregory - Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance, Young Adult 14+

Despite religious vows and despite themselves, love grows between Luca and Isolde as they travel across Europe with their faithful companions, Freize and Ishraq. The four young people encounter werewolves, alchemists, witches and death-dancers as they head toward a real-life historical figure who holds the boundaries of Christendom and the secrets of the Order of the Dragon.