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  • The Virgin's Lover

  • By: Philippa Gregory
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter
  • Length: 17 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 1,015
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 906
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 908

In the autumn of 1558, church bells across England ring out the joyous news that Elizabeth I is the new queen. One woman hears the tidings with utter dread. Amy Dudley, wife of Sir Robert, knows that the bells she hears will summon her husband once more to power, intrigue, and a passionate love affair. Philippa Gregory paints a picture of a country on the brink of greatness, a young woman grasping at her power, a young man whose ambition is greater than his means, and the wife who cannot forgive them.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Interesting Take on Elizabeth

  • By Theodore on 09-08-12

The Virgins Lover

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-09-17

Most of us know the story, but not so wonderfully told. Bravo again, Ms Gregory.

  • The Queen's Fool

  • By: Philippa Gregory
  • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
  • Length: 20 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,767
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,576
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,575

It is winter, 1553. Pursued by the Inquisition, Hannah Green, a 14-year-old Jewish girl, is forced to flee Spain with her father. But Hannah is no ordinary refugee. Her gift of "Sight," the ability to foresee the future, is priceless in the troubled times of the Tudor court. Hannah is adopted by the glamorous Robert Dudley, the charismatic son of King Edward's protector, who brings her to court as a "holy fool" for Queen Mary and, ultimately, Queen Elizabeth.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Pitch Perfect Narration With a Great Story

  • By Theodore on 05-09-12

The Queen's Fool

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-26-17

Another great historical story. Well told and riveting. If you love history you'll enjoy this story.

  • The Taming of the Queen

  • By: Philippa Gregory
  • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
  • Length: 18 hrs and 3 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,994
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,826
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,814

Kateryn Parr, a 30-year-old widow in a secret affair with a new lover, has no choice when a man old enough to be her father who has buried four wives - King Henry VIII - commands her to marry him.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • You'd better like repetition

  • By A customer on 09-17-15

The Taming of the Queen

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-07-17

Brilliant. Another great tale of intrigue and danger from the mad King Henry. Loved it

  • Boleyn Inheritance

  • By: Philippa Gregory
  • Narrated by: Davina Porter, Bianca Amato, Charlotte Parry
  • Length: 17 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,704
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,554
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,552

Anne of Cleves must literally save her neck in a court ruled by a deadly game of politics and the terror of an unpredictable and vengeful king. Her Boleyn Inheritance: accusations and false witnesses. Katherine Howard catches the king's eye within moments of arriving at court, setting in motion a dreadful machine of politics, intrigue, and treason that she does not understand. Her Boleyn Inheritance: the threat of the axe. Jane Rochford's name is a byword for malice, jealousy and twisted lust throughout Europe. Her Boleyn Inheritance: a fortune and a title in exchange for her soul.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great Book

  • By Theodore on 11-20-11

The Boleyn Inheritance

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-28-17

Loved it. Told from the viewpoints of the 3 women closest to the madness that was Henry the 8th.

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  • The Other Boleyn Girl

  • By: Philippa Gregory
  • Narrated by: Susan Lyons
  • Length: 22 hrs and 58 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,438
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,208
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,215

When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of 14, she catches the eye of Henry VIII. Dazzled by the king, Mary falls in love with both the golden prince and her growing role as an unofficial queen. However, she soon realizes just how much she is a pawn in her family's ambitious plots when the king's interest begins to wane and she is forced to step aside for her best friend and rival: her powerfully ambitious sister, Anne Boleyn.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Phillipa Gregory Takes You There

  • By Theodore on 11-20-11

The Other Boleyn Girl

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-06-17

Ms Gregory has done it again with the compelling tale of Ann Boleyn. A captivating story.

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  • Three Sisters, Three Queens

  • By: Philippa Gregory
  • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
  • Length: 21 hrs and 9 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 3,200
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,889
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,880

From the number-one New York Times best-selling author behind the upcoming Starz original series The White Princess, a gripping new Tudor story featuring King Henry VIII's sisters Mary and Margaret, along with Katherine of Aragon, vividly revealing the pivotal roles the three queens played in Henry VIII's kingdom.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Wonderful

  • By I like to shop on 10-05-16

wonderfully told

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 02-09-17

Loved this story too. Thank you Ms. Gregory for telling the stories of so many of the unheard voices in the stories of those times, simply because women meant nothing back then.

  • The King's Curse

  • By: Philippa Gregory
  • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
  • Length: 24 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,732
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 1,556
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,549

Regarded as yet another threat to the volatile King Henry VII's claim to the throne, Margaret Pole, cousin to Elizabeth of York (known as the White Princess) and daughter of George, Duke of Clarence, is married off to a steady and kind Lancaster supporter - Sir Richard Pole. For his loyalty, Sir Richard is entrusted with the governorship of Wales, but Margaret's contented daily life is changed forever with the arrival of Arthur, the young Prince of Wales, and his beautiful bride, Katherine of Aragon.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • A DISAPPOINTING ENDING TO AN GOOD SERIES

  • By The Louligan on 09-14-14

A truly powerful story,

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-17-17

We forget the women behind the men, the events of history. Its interesting to imagine.

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  • Constant Princess

  • By: Philippa Gregory
  • Narrated by: Jill Tanner
  • Length: 18 hrs and 53 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,249
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,987
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,985

Best-selling author Philippa Gregory introduces one of her most unforgettable heroines: Katherine of Aragon. Daughter of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand of Spain, Katherine has been fated her whole life to marry Prince Arthur of England. When they meet and are married, the match becomes as passionate as it is politically expedient. But tragically, Arthur falls ill and extracts from his young bride a deathbed promise to marry his brother Henry, become Queen, and fulfill their dreams and her destiny.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Beautiful Story...

  • By Theodore on 12-06-11

The Constant Princess

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-17-16

Another wonderful tale of the cousins war. History always speaks of men, it's nice to here stories of the women behind the man.

  • The White Princess

  • By: Philippa Gregory
  • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
  • Length: 19 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,009
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,815
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,801

The newest novel from #1 New York Times best-selling author and "queen of royal fiction" ( USA Today) Philippa Gregory tells the passionate story of Elizabeth of York, daughter of the White Queen, who gets caught in the middle of a battle for the crown of England. A princess from birth, Elizabeth fell in love with Richard III, though her mother made an arranged betrothal for her with the pretender to the throne: Henry Tudor. When Henry defeats Richard against all odds, Elizabeth has to marry the man who murdered her lover in battle.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Paid by the Word? Double for "the boy"?

  • By Lisa on 08-14-13

Great story.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-29-16

For those you like historical stories this was wonderfully told. Takes you back to an imagined era of history.

  • The Kingmaker's Daughter

  • By: Philippa Gregory
  • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
  • Length: 15 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,986
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,760
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 1,748

In The Kingmaker's Daughter, number one New York Times best-selling author Philippa Gregory presents the riveting story of Anne Neville, her sister Isabel, and their ever-changing fortunes. The Kingmaker's Daughter is the gripping and ultimately tragic story of the daughters of the man known as the "Kingmaker", the most powerful magnate in England through the Cousins' Wars. In the absence of a son and heir, he uses the two girls as pawns in his political games.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • The story is starting to wear thin

  • By Dawn M. Irvin on 10-23-13

Great read

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-14-16

I especially love hearing the story from all the different viewpoints of the women involved. Everyone learns the story of Richard III and the princes in the tower in school but never like Ms Gregory tells it.