Carolly Erickson

The Spanish Queen

By Carolly Erickson - Published 2013

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

childhood in Spain and recounts her eager anticipation of marrying the English prince Arthur. Her romantic fantasies of life with the future king ...Read Review

The Unfaithful Queen

By Carolly Erickson - Published 2012

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Henry VIII’s fifth wife, Catherine Howard, tells her story in this whimsical reimagining, beginning with her early adolescence in the home of ...Read Review

The Favored Queen

By Carolly Erickson - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In this novel, the latest of her self-described “historical entertainments,” Erickson tells the story of Jane Seymour, the third wife of Henry VIII. ...Read Review

Rival to the Queen

By Carolly Erickson - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Not since Victoria Holt’s My Enemy the Queen (1978) have I encountered another novel about the complex rivalry between Queen Elizabeth I and ...Read Review

The Memoirs of Mary Queen of Scots

By Carolly Erickson - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Historian and novelist Carolly Erickson takes another foray into fiction and delivers a sweeping tale spanning the life of Mary Queen of Scots. ...Read Review

The Tsarina’s Daughter

By Carolly Erickson - Published 2008

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Erickson calls this retelling of the fall of the Romanov family an “historical entertainment”—more like alternative history in many respects, while remaining ...Read Review

The Secret Life of Josephine

By Carolly Erickson - Published 2007

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Lovely Rose of Martinique is sent to pre-revolutionary France to marry Viscount Alexandre de Beauharnais, but her arrogant new husband neglects her to ...Read Review

The Last Wife Of Henry VIII

By Carolly Erickson - Published 2006

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Erickson is well known to lovers of royal non-fiction. Only with her previous novel, The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette, did Erickson move ...Read Review

Royal Panoply : Brief Lives of the English Monarchs

By Carolly Erickson - Published 2006

Genres:

Nonfiction

  Somehow Erickson manages, in the space she permits herself, to give us vignettes about 40 English monarchs from William the Conqueror to Elizabeth ...Read Review

The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette

By Carolly Erickson - Published 2005

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Marie Antoinette begins writing her diary as a young girl in the 1760s and continues sporadically until just before her death in 1793. Through ...Read Review