Aug 182009

TheWhiteQueenPhilippa Gregory, “the queen of royal fiction” (USA Today) Presents the first of a new series set amid the deadly feuds of England known as the Wars of the Roses.

Brother turns on brother to win the ultimate prize, the throne of England, in this dazzling account of the wars of the Plantagenets. They are the claimants and kings who ruled England before the Tudors, and now Philippa Gregory brings them to life through the dramatic and intimate stories of the secret players: the indomitable women, starting with Elizabeth Woodville, the White Queen.

The White Queen tells the story of a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition who, catching the eye of the newly crowned boy king, marries him in secret and ascends to royalty. While Elizabeth rises to the demands of her exalted position and fights for the success of her family, her two sons become central figures in a mystery that has confounded historians for centuries: the missing princes in the Tower of London whose fate is still unknown. From her uniquely qualified perspective, Philippa Gregory explores this most famous unsolved mystery of English history, informed by impeccable research and framed by her inimitable storytelling skills.

With The White Queen, Philippa Gregory brings the artistry and intellect of a master writer and storyteller to a new era in history and begins what is sure to be another bestselling classic series from this beloved author. – ABOUT THE BOOK

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR…Phillipa Gregory is the New York Times bestselling author of several books, including The Other Boleyn Girl and The Boleyn Inheritance. A writer and broadcaster for radio and television, she lives in England.  She welcomes visitors and messages at her website,

FROM THE BOOK FAERY REVIEWS…Wiredset is letting The Book Faery Reviews give away TWO copies of The White Queen by Philippa Gregory. I am hosting this giveaway now through the end of August. Here’s how you can enter for your chance at a copy (#1, #2, & #3 MUST be done to qualify):

1) Have a US/Canada Mailing Address (No PO Boxes)

2) Leave me your e-mail so you can be contacted

3) Leave a comment below naming 1 other book by Philippa Gregory

4) Tweet about this book giveaway using “The White Queen, Philippa Gregory book giveaway at The Book Faery Reviews @farrah1230)

5) Blog/Post about this book giveaway on your blog or Facebook being sure to link back to this post.

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  • Cindy B in Montana

    I tweeted this giveaway.
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  • Cindy B in Montana

    I tweeted about this giveaway. 3549168130
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  • Bob

    My wife is a huge fan of all of her books. She loved The Other Boleyn Girl. She has read them all.

  • Elizabeth

    My favorite Philippa Gregory is The Queen’s Fool, my least fav The Boleyn Inheritance.
    I would love to win this new one, the War of the Roses fascinates me!
    .-= Elizabeth´s last blog ..Margarita, Anyone? =-.

  • mannequin

    Hi! Thanks so very much for the chance, I am dying to read this!!
    My email is imabrat{at}macbrat{dot}com

    The Boleyn Inheritance is the first book I saw when I went to my bookshelf! I’m a fan, no doubt.

  • mannequin

    I blogged about your giveaway, my readers are very interested as well.

    here’s the link:
    .-= mannequin´s last blog ..The White Queen didn’t cometh =-.

  • mannequin

    And here’s my twitter link.
    Grovel grovel.
    .-= mannequin´s last blog ..The White Queen didn’t cometh =-.

  • booklogged

    I really enjoyed The Queen’s Fool, but really I’ve loved them all.

    booklogged AT gmail DOT com
    .-= booklogged´s last blog ..Hooray for the Winners! =-.

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  • Marimasiel

    The Other Boleyn Girl. Definitely a fan. I loved the intrigue and the historical background, which I had no idea about until I read this book.

  • blueviolet

    I loved the Queen’s Fool!

  • blueviolet

    I shared it on my facebook:

  • Amanda

    My other Gregory favorite is The Queen’s Fool. I tweeted here:


  • Sara M

    I hope this one is as great as either of the Boylen books(The Other Boylen Girl & the Boylen Inheritance). She hsa enough history here to do something amazing.

    skkmiller at live dot com

  • Sara M

    The Other Boylen Girl and The Boylen Inheritance as my two favorite Gregory novels. Hope this one is as good. Thanks for the contest.

    skkmiller at live dot com

  • Michelle

    “The Boleyn Inheritance.” Thanks!

  • The Book Faery

    Congratulations to Lindsey@A Kindred Spirit’s Thoughts AND Sue for being the randomly selected winners of The White Queen book giveaway! Thank you all who participated and hope to see you again.

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