Elizabeth Chadwick

Agent: Carole Blake

 Biography:  Elizabeth Chadwick lives in Nottingham with her husband and two sons. Her historical research is meticulous.  She works with primary and secondary sources, visits the locations and for many years has been a member of Regia Anglorum, an early medieval re-enactment society with emphasis on accurately recreating the past. She tutors in the skill of writing historical and romantic fiction.

Elizabeth won a Betty Trask Award for THE WILD HUNT, her first novel, and has been shortlisted for the Romantic Novelists' Award several times, winning in 2011 for TO DEFY A KING. THE SCARLET LION was selected by Historical Novel Society founder Richard Lee as one of his 'Ten Landmark Historical Novels of the Last Decade'.

Her novels are sold in 18 languages worldwide and regularly feature in the UK bestseller lists. She is now writing the third novel in the Eleanor of Aquitaine trilogy for Little Brown UK and Sourcebooks USA.

 

Praise for Elizabeth Chadwick:
'The best writer of medieval fiction currently around.' -- Historical Novel Review

'An author who makes history come gloriously alive.' -- The Times

'This is historical fiction at its best.' -- The Bookseller

 

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THE AUTUMN THRONE Medieval fiction, 496 pages Sphere - Sept 2016 Third in the Eleanor of Acquitaine trilogy. Eleanor will need every ounce of courage and fortitude as she crosses the Alps in winter to bring Richard his bride, and travels medieval Europe to ransom her beloved son. But even her indomitable spirit will be tested to its limits as she attempts to keep the peace between her warring sons, and find a place in the centres of power for her daughters.

THE AUTUMN THRONE

Medieval fiction, 496 pages
Sphere - Sept 2016

Third in the Eleanor of Acquitaine trilogy. Eleanor will need every ounce of courage and fortitude as she crosses the Alps in winter to bring Richard his bride, and travels medieval Europe to ransom her beloved son. But even her indomitable spirit will be tested to its limits as she attempts to keep the peace between her warring sons, and find a place in the centres of power for her daughters.

THE WINTER CROWN Medieval fiction, 496 pages.  Sphere, September 2014 Second of the Eleanor of Aquitaine trilogy. Winter 1154: Eleanor, Queen of England, is biding her time. As her sons become young men, frustrated at Henry's hoarding of power, Eleanor is forced into a rebellion of devastating consequences.

THE WINTER CROWN

Medieval fiction, 496 pages. 

Sphere, September 2014

Second of the Eleanor of Aquitaine trilogy. Winter 1154: Eleanor, Queen of England, is biding her time. As her sons become young men, frustrated at Henry's hoarding of power, Eleanor is forced into a rebellion of devastating consequences.

THE SUMMER QUEEN Medieval fiction, 496 pages Sphere, 20 June 2013 First of the Eleanor of Aquitaine trilogy, taking an entirely fresh approach to this Queen who was a wife to, and mother of, kings.  

THE SUMMER QUEEN

Medieval fiction, 496 pages
Sphere, 20 June 2013

First of the Eleanor of Aquitaine trilogy, taking an entirely fresh approach to this Queen who was a wife to, and mother of, kings.

 

LADY OF THE ENGLISH Medieval fiction, 532 pages Sphere - June 2, 2011 Matilda is determined to win back her crown from usurping cousin Stephen. Her stepmother Adeliza is a good friend, but is married to one of Stephen's supporters. In a world where a man's word is law, how can Adeliza obey her husband while fighting for the rightful queen, 'Lady of the English'?

LADY OF THE ENGLISH

Medieval fiction, 532 pages
Sphere - June 2, 2011

Matilda is determined to win back her crown from usurping cousin Stephen. Her stepmother Adeliza is a good friend, but is married to one of Stephen's supporters. In a world where a man's word is law, how can Adeliza obey her husband while fighting for the rightful queen, 'Lady of the English'?