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    • Tidelands

    • The Fairmile Series, Book 1
    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Louise Brealey
    • Length: 15 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Best-selling author Philippa Gregory begins a sweeping new series with the story of a poor, uneducated midwife named Alinor who is tempted by a forbidden love affair - but all too aware of the dangers awaiting a woman who dares to step out of the place society carved for her.

    Price: CDN$ 35.08

    • The Virgin's Lover

    • The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, Book 3
    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Perdita Weeks
    • Length: 16 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the autumn of 1558, church bells across England ring out the joyous news that Elizabeth I is the new queen, yet one woman hears the tidings with utter dread. She is Amy Dudley, wife of Sir Robert, and she knows Elizabeth’s ambitious leap to the throne will draw her husband back to the center of the glamorous Tudor court, where he was born to be. Elizabeth has inherited a bankrupt country where treason is rampant and foreign war a certainty. Her advisors warn her that she will survive only if she marries a strong prince to govern the rebellious country. She desires Robert Dudley.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Phillipa Gregory at her best

    • By jodagrant on 2019-06-22

    Price: CDN$ 35.52

    • The Red Queen

    • A Novel
    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
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    Heiress to the red rose of Lancaster, Margaret Beaufort never surrenders her belief that her house is the true ruler of England and that she has a great destiny before her. Her ambitions are disappointed when her sainted cousin Henry VI fails to recognize her as a kindred spirit, and she is even more dismayed when he sinks into madness.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • I love medieval history

    • By Shelley Metzger on 2019-06-18

    Price: CDN$ 47.54

    • The Queen's Fool

    • A Novel (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels)
    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Yolanda Kettle
    • Length: 21 hrs
    • Unabridged
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    Winter, 1553. Pursued by the Inquisition, Hannah Green, a 14-year-old Jewish girl, is forced to flee with her father from their home in Spain. But Hannah is no ordinary refugee; she has the gift of “Sight”, the ability to foresee the future, priceless in the troubled times of the Tudor court.  

    Price: CDN$ 35.52

    • The Lady of the Rivers

    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
    • Length: 19 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jacquetta always has had the gift of second sight. As a child visiting her uncle, she met his prisoner, Joan of Arc, and saw her own power reflected in the young woman accused of witchcraft. They share the mystery of the tarot card of the wheel of fortune before Joan is taken to a horrific death. Jacquetta understands the danger for a woman who dares to dream. Jacquetta is married to the Duke of Bedford, English regent of France, and he introduces her to a mysterious world of learning and alchemy.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Interesting!

    • By Anonymous User on 2019-04-17

    Price: CDN$ 41.64

    • Wideacre

    • Wideacre, Book 1
    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Emma Powell
    • Length: 26 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Philippa Gregory's first story in the best-selling Wideacre trilogy. A compelling tale of passion and intrigue set in the 18th century. From the author of The Other Boleyn Girl and The Virgin's Lover. Wideacre Hall, set in the heart of the English countryside, is the ancestral home that Beatrice Lacey loves. But as a woman of the 18th century, she has no right of inheritance. Corrupted by a world that mistreats women, she sets out to corrupt others.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing storytelling but just so vulgar

    • By Jodie on 2019-08-17

    Price: CDN$ 42.97

    • The Taming of the Queen

    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
    • Length: 18 hrs and 3 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 7
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    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
    • Pronunciation drove me wild

    • By Amazon Customer on 2019-01-12

    Price: CDN$ 46.30

    • The King's Curse

    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
    • Length: 24 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
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    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.

    Price: CDN$ 46.30

    • The Other Queen

    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Bianca Amato, Dogmara Dominczyk, Graeme Malcolm
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Abridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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    Mary is queen of Scotland, but she has been forced to flee her land and take refuge in an England that is ruled by her cousin, Elizabeth. But England, precarious in its Protestant state, set against the mighty powers of Spain, France and Rome, doesn't need a charismatic Catholic figurehead at large. So Elizabeth's chief advisor, Cecil, devises a plan in which Mary will live under guard with his trusted accomplice: Bess of Hardwick.

    Price: CDN$ 12.16

    • The Last Tudor

    • Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, Book 13
    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
    • Length: 19 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 13
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    Jane Grey was queen of England for nine days. Her father and his allies crowned her instead of the dead king's half sister, Mary Tudor, who quickly mustered an army, claimed her throne, and locked Jane in the Tower of London. When Jane refused to betray her Protestant faith, Mary sent her to the executioner's block, where Jane transformed her father's greedy power grab into tragic martyrdom.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • 3 Stars

    • By Justine J on 2019-07-24

    Price: CDN$ 37.58

    • The White Princess

    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
    • Length: 19 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Historical Friction

    • By Melissa on 2019-06-13

    Price: CDN$ 37.04

    • The Favoured Child

    • Wideacre, Book 2
    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Kate Rawson
    • Length: 25 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Wideacre estate is bankrupt, the villagers are living in poverty and Wideacre Hall is a smoke-blackened ruin. But in the Dower House, two children are being raised in protected innocence. Equal claimants to the inheritance of Wideacre, rivals for the love of the village, they are tied by a secret childhood betrothal but forbidden to marry. Only one can be the favoured child.

    Price: CDN$ 47.69

    • The Taming of the Queen

    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Bianca Amato
    • Length: 18 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Why would a woman marry a serial killer? Because she cannot refuse.... 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. Kateryn has no doubt about the danger she faces: the previous queen lasted 16 months, the one before barely half a year.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love Phillipa Gregory

    • By Cher Jacko-Shewfelt on 2018-09-23

    Price: CDN$ 22.91

    • The Other Boleyn Girl

    • The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels
    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Vanessa Kirby
    • Length: 22 hrs and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 13
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    When Mary Boleyn comes to court as an innocent girl of 14, she catches the eye of the handsome and charming Henry VIII. Dazzled by the king, Mary falls in love with both her golden prince and her growing role as unofficial queen. However, she soon realizes just how much she is a pawn in her family’s ambitious plots as the king’s interest begins to wane, and soon, she is forced to step aside for her best friend and rival: her sister, Anne. With her own destiny suddenly unknown, Mary realizes she must defy her family and take fate into her own hands.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderfully spoken

    • By Jessica Spragg on 2019-04-08

    Price: CDN$ 35.52

    • White Queen

    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Susan Lyons
    • Length: 15 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
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    They ruled England before the Tudors, and now internationally best-selling author Philippa Gregory brings the Plantagenets to life through the dramatic and intimate stories of the secret players: the indomitable women.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I Love History

    • By dewartracey on 2018-09-25

    Price: CDN$ 37.45

    • The Boleyn Inheritance

    • Boleyn, Book 2
    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Emilia Fox
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Abridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 5
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    The last Boleyn is Jane, Lady Rochford - widow of the disgraced George Boleyn. Caught in the intrigues of the Tudor court, she maneuvers for personal position as her family, in turn, tries to manipulate her. The king has married again; his bride is the deceptively astute Anne of Cleves. Her wits are tested as she senses a trap closing around her, with the Howards ready to take advantage of her fall.

    Price: CDN$ 11.60

    • The Constant Princess

    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Samantha Bond
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    As a little girl Katherine of Aragon was betrothed to Arthur, Prince of Wales, the eldest son of Henry VII of England, and was raised in the palace of the Alhambra, knowing that she would be queen of England. In 1501, the teenage Spanish princess arrives in her new kingdom, but the future is turned upside down with the death of her handsome young husband - only six months after the wedding. Transformed from beloved bride to superfluous widow, Katherine endures hardship and loneliness as the Tudor court slowly squeezes her out of royal circles.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Keep volume controls handy

    • By Hayley on 2018-07-16

    Price: CDN$ 12.16

    • Deux sœurs pour un roi

    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Maud Rudigoz
    • Length: 18 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Introduite au palais de Westminster, à l'âge de 14 ans, Marie Boleyn est séduite par le roi Henri VIII auquel elle donnera deux enfants. D'abord éblouie par le jeune souverain, elle comprend très vite qu'elle sert d'appât au milieu des complots dynastiques. Quand l'intérêt du roi pour elle s'émousse, le clan Boleyn demande à sa sœur et rivale, Anne, de le séduire à son tour. Marie, désormais en disgrâce, ne peut qu'assister, impuissante, au succès de sa sœur, dont l'ambition n'a plus de limites.

    Price: CDN$ 41.98

    • Changeling

    • Order of Darkness, Book 1
    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Charlie Cox
    • Length: 6 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 2
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      3.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Dark myths, medieval secrets, intrigue, and romance populate the pages of this first in a four-book teen series from the #1 bestselling author of The Other Boleyn Girl. The year is 1453 and all signs point to it being the end of the world. Accused of heresy and expelled from his monastery, handsome seventeen-year-old Luca Vero is recruited by a mysterious stranger to record the end of times across Europe. Commanded by sealed orders, Luca is sent to map the fears of Christendom and travel to the very frontier of good and evil.

    Price: CDN$ 27.77

    • Stormbringers

    • Order of Darkness, Book 2
    • Written by: Philippa Gregory
    • Narrated by: Nicola Barber
    • Length: 8 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The year is 1453, and the end of the world is closer than ever. As Luca and Isolde continue their journey, their attraction grows with each passing day. Even as they try to remain focused on the mysteries they’ve been ordered to investigate, the tension between them builds. Their budding, illicit relationship is put on hold when a boy, Johann, and his army of children arrive in town. Johann claims to have divine orders to lead the children across Europe to the Holy Land, and the townspeople readily accept his claims. Luca wants to believe, but his training tells him to question everything...but when Johann’s prophecy begins to come true, Luca wonders if they have finally stumbled upon a real miracle.

    Price: CDN$ 27.77

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