Susan Higginbotham

Margaret Pole: The Countess in the Tower

By Susan Higginbotham - Published 2016

Genres:

Nonfiction

Higginbotham, a prolific author of English-focused historicals, gives us an excellent non-fiction retelling of the sad life and horrific death of Countess Margaret ...Read Review

Hanging Mary

By Susan Higginbotham - Published 2016

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In this novel we meet Mary Surratt, the only woman convicted and executed in connection with the Lincoln assassination. The widow of a ...Read Review

The Woodvilles: The Wars of the Roses and England’s Most Infamous Family

By Susan Higginbotham - Published 2013

Genres:

Nonfiction

In 1464, Edward IV announced he had wed Elizabeth Woodville, an event that, for better or worse, would impact English history. The Woodvilles, often ...Read Review

Her Highness, The Traitor

By Susan Higginbotham - Published 2012

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This is not the story of the nine-day Queen, Lady Jane Grey, but of her family, her husband Guildford Dudley’s family, and ...Read Review

The Queen of Last Hopes: The Story of Margaret of Anjou

By Susan Higginbotham - Published 2011

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In her latest novel, Susan Higginbotham takes on the task of redeeming yet another maligned historical figure: Margaret of Anjou, wife of the ...Read Review

The Stolen Crown

By Susan Higginbotham - Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

The story of Elizabeth Woodville and Edward IV has been told hundreds of times, but never quite the way that Higginbotham tells it ...Read Review

Staff Publication: Hugh and Bess

By Susan Higginbotham - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical FictionRomance

Susan Higginbotham’s debut novel The Traitor’s Wife told the story of Eleanor, wife of Hugh le Despenser, intimate of King Edward ...Read Review

Staff Publications: The Traitor’s Wife

By Susan Higginbotham - Published 2009

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

At age thirteen young Eleanor de Clare, favorite niece of King Edward II, becomes the wife of Hugh le Despenser. She is installed ...Read Review