Author(s): Philippa Gregory
A New York Times Bestselling AuthorThe newest novel from "the queen of royal fiction" (USA Today) tells the story of Elizabeth of York, daughter of the White Queen, who is caught in the middle of a battle for the crown of England.The White Princess opens as the news of the Battle of Bosworth is brought to Princess Elizabeth of York, who will learn not only which rival royal house has triumphed -- Tudor or York -- but also which suitor she must marry. When Henry Tudor defeats Richard III against all odds, Elizabeth must wed the man who murdered her lover in battle, and create a new royal family with him and his ambitious mother, The Red Queen.
Philippa Gregory was an established historian and writer when she discovered her interest in the Tudor period and wrote the internationally bestselling novel The Other Boleyn Girl. Now she is looking at the family that preceded the Tudors: the magnificent Plantaganets, a family of complex rivalries, loves, and hatreds. Her other great interest is the charity that she founded nearly twenty years ago: Gardens for The Gambia. She has raised funds and paid for 140 wells for the primary schools of this poor African country. A former student of Sussex university, and a PhD and Alumna of the Year 2009 of Edinburgh University, her love for history and commitment to historical accuracy are the hallmarks of her writing. She lives with her family on a small farm in Yorkshire. She welcomes visitors to her site www.PhilippaGregory.com