Barbara Kyle

About me

Hello, and thanks for your interest in my books.

I’m the author of the 7-book Thornleigh Saga series, which follows a middle-class English family’s rise through three tumultuous Tudor reigns:

#7 THE TRAITOR’S DAUGHTER (2015)
#6 THE QUEEN’S EXILES (2014)
#5 BLOOD BETWEEN QUEENS (2013)
#4 THE QUEEN’S GAMBLE (2011) Historical Novels Review “Editor’s Choice”
#3 THE QUEEN’S CAPTIVE (2010)
#2 THE KING’S DAUGHTER (2009)
#1 THE QUEEN’S LADY (2008)

“Riveting, adventurous…superb!” – The Historical Novels Review on The Queen’s Gamble

“Riveting Tudor drama in the bestselling vein of Philippa Gregory” – USA Today

“A bold and original take on the Tudors that dares to be different. Enjoy the adventure!” – Susanna Kearsley, bestselling NYT author

“Kyle is a master at her craft” – RT Book Reviews

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Barbara Kyle

From my website

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“Wondrous” Is the Word

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Magic Moments

The package arrived on my doorstep. A crisp new book, sent by the author, Christine Higdon. Her debut novel. I felt a sweet excitement, because I had mentored Christine in the early stage of her manuscript, and now here was the published book in all its bright freshness: The Very…

 
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