Alison Weir is the "New York Times" bestselling author of several historical biographies, including "Mary Boleyn, The Lady in the Tower, Mistress of the Monarchy, Henry VIII, Eleanor of Aquitaine, The Life of Elizabeth I, and The Six Wives of Henry VIII, and the novels A Dangerous Inheritance, Captive Queen, The Lady Elizabeth, " and "Innocent Traitor." She lives in Surrey, England, with her husband.
Praise for "Elizabeth of York" "" Weir tells Elizabeth s story well. . . . She is a meticulous scholar. . . . Most important, Weir sincerely admires her subject, doing honor to an almost forgotten queen. "The New York Times Book Review" In [Alison] Weir s skillful hands, Elizabeth of York returns to us, full-bodied and three-dimensional. This is a must-read for Tudor fans! "Historical Novels Review" This bracing biography reveals a woman of integrity, who . . . helped [her husband] lay strong groundwork for the success of the new Tudor dynasty. As always in a Weir book, the tenor of the times is drawn with great color and authenticity. "Booklist" Weir once again demonstrates that she is an outstanding portrayer of the Tudor era, giving us a fully realized biography of a remarkable woman. "Huntington News" Praise for Alison Weir s" Mary Boleyn, "named one of the Best Books of the Year by the"Chicago Tribune" This nuanced, smart, and assertive biography reclaims the life of a Tudor matriarch. "Publishers Weekly" Weir has achieved the enviable skill of blending the necessary forensic and analytical tasks of academia with the passionate engagement that avocational history lovers crave. Bookreporter Top-notch . . . This book further proves that [Weir] is a historian of the highest caliber. Washington Independent Review of Books A refreshing change from recent books on the subject . . . If you want to learn more about this often-maligned woman of the sixteenth century, this is a must-read. "The Free Lance Star" Weir s research is always first-rate and her narratives accessible. In her latest book, the author has to navigate the historical minefields of gossip, fiction, and conjecture to finally get at the truth. "Tucson Citizen" Engaging . . . Weir matches her usual professional skills in research and interpretation to her customary, felicitous style. "Booklist""