Agent: Julian Alexander
Alison Weir is a bestselling and critically acclaimed popular historian and novelist. She has written widely on the British Monarchy and her books include Eleanor of Aquitaine (Penguin, 2001), Isabella: She-Wolf of France (Penguin, 2012), Richard III and the Princes in the Tower (Penguin, 2014) and The Lost Tudor Princess (Penguin, 2016); an extraordinary biography of the beautiful and tempestuous Margaret Douglas, Countess of Lennox who led a life packed with intrigue, drama and tragedy that spanned five Tudor reigns. Her book Queen of the Conquest (Penguin, 2017) was a Daily Telegraph Book of the Year.
Her first novel, Innocent Traitor (Penguin, 2007), was a Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller. Since then she has gone on to write many novels including The Lady Elizabeth (Penguin, 2009), The Lady in the Tower (Penguin, 2010), The Captive Queen (Penguin,2011) and The Marriage Game (Penguin, 2015). Alison's latest novel, Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen (Penguin, 2018) is the third instalment in a spellbinding six novel series about Henry VIII's Queens.