C.W. Gortner

The Romanov Empress

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2018

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This gorgeous, glorious, haunting book vividly imagines the inner life of Dagmar of Denmark, wife to the Russian tsar Alexander III and mother ...Read Review

Marlene

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Marlene is a fictional autobiography of Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992). In seven “scenes” the legendary femme fatale recounts events from her earlier years through ...Read Review

The Vatican Princess: A Novel of Lucrezia Borgia

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Pity Lucrezia Borgia and the legacy of historical gossip permanently attached to her. Simply saying the name conjures up titillating visions of wealth, ...Read Review

Mademoiselle Chanel

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2015

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Gabrielle Chanel, the destitute country orphan who remade herself into Coco Chanel, the 20th century’s most celebrated designer, lived a life of ...Read Review

The Tudor Vendetta

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2014

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Brendan Prescott is steeped in intrigue once again in this newest installment in Gortner’s Elizabeth I Spymaster Chronicles. Gortner captures the religious ...Read Review

The Tudor Conspiracy

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2013

Genres:

Adventure

The Tudor Conspiracy, second in the series by C.W. Gortner, starts off quickly, with Brendan Prescott being recruited by William Cecil to ...Read Review

The Queen’s Vow: A Novel of Isabella of Castile

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2012

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Bestselling author C.W. Gortner’s latest novel examines the life of Isabella of Castile, one of the most famous women in history. ...Read Review

The Tudor Secret

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2011

Genres:

Thriller

During the last days of King Edward VI, in the year 1553, Squire Brendan Prescott finds himself immersed in the complicated lives of the ...Read Review

The Confessions of Catherine de Medici

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Catherine de Medici came to the French court as a reluctant princess: young and naive, and yet somehow she knew her destiny was ...Read Review

The Last Queen

By C.W. Gortner - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

This is the story of Juana “the Mad” of Castile, daughter to Isabel and Fernando and sister to Catherine of Aragon. Spanning the ...Read Review