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

Writer’s Block? Try These Block Busters

A writer I’m mentoring asked a question the other day about how to deal with avoidance – that feeling that you just can’t seem to get down to work. The dreaded “writer’s block.” In my career as an author, I’ve learned that the issue is not so much a blockage…

A Musical and a Funeral

A musical and a funeral. What, you might ask, could these two disparate experiences possibly have in common? Well, they both set my writer’s senses humming. First, my daughter and I saw the Stratford Festival’s brilliant, boisterous production of the musical comedy “Guys and Dolls.” Singing, dancing, highjinks, and hilarity,…

Cherish Your Writer Comrades

Has this ever happened to you? You’re at a party, telling a new acquaintance about a plot twist for your story, and they look at you with polite bewilderment, and perhaps a wince of boredom. But later, you tell a fellow writer about the same plot twist and they’re sincerely…

 
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