Biography

Margaret George

Margaret George is the New York Times bestselling author of six novels of biographical historical fiction, including ELIZABETH I, HELEN OF TROY, MARY, CALLED MAGDALENE, THE MEMOIRS OF CLEOPATRA, THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF HENRY VIII, and MARY QUEEN OF SCOTLAND AND THE ISLES. She also has written a children’s book, LUCILLE LOST.

Margaret George

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Books by Margaret George

by Margaret George - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Julius Caesar’s imperial dynasty is only as strong as the next person who seeks to control it. In the Roman Empire no one is safe from the sting of betrayal: man, woman or child. As a boy, Nero’s royal heritage becomes a threat to his very life, first when the mad emperor Caligula tries to drown him, then when his great aunt attempts to secure her own son’s inheritance. Faced with shocking acts of treachery, young Nero is dealt a harsh lesson: it is better to be cruel than dead. While Nero idealizes the artistic and athletic principles of Greece, his very survival rests on his ability to navigate the sea of vipers that is Rome. The most lethal of all is his own mother, a cold-blooded woman whose singular goal is to control the empire.

by Margaret George - Fiction, Historical Fiction

There seems to be no end to the fascination and continued appeal surrounding Queen Elizabeth I, the elusive monarch whose motives we still wonder about 500 years after she's gone. Margaret George delves deeply into Elizabeth's thoughts and struggles, giving audiences a striking vision of England's commanding queen and the monarchy that birthed the Golden Age of England.

by Margaret George - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Margaret George tells the story of the woman whose face "launched a thousand ships." This is an exquisite page-turner with a cast of irresistible characters--Odysseus, Hector, Achilles, Priam, Clytemnestra, Agamemnon, as well as Helen and Paris themselves--and a wealth of material that reproduces the Age of Bronze in all its glory,