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Margaret George

Biography

Margaret George

Margaret George is the New York Times bestselling author of seven novels of biographical historical fiction, including THE CONFESSIONS OF YOUNG NERO; ELIZABETH I; HELEN OF TROY; MARY, CALLED MAGDALENE; THE MEMOIRS OF CLEOPATRA; THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF HENRY VIII; and MARY QUEEN OF SCOTLAND AND THE ISLES. She also has coauthored a children’s book, LUCILLE LOST.

Margaret George

Books by Margaret George

by Margaret George - Fiction, Historical Fiction

With the beautiful and cunning Poppaea at his side, Nero Augustus commands the Roman empire. Although he has yet to produce an heir, his power is unquestioned. But in the 10th year of his reign, a terrifying prophecy comes to pass and a fire engulfs Rome. Rumors of Nero’s complicity in the blaze start to sow unrest among the populace --- and the politicians… Nero will either survive and be the first in his family to escape the web of betrayals that is the Roman court, or be ensnared and remembered as the last radiance of the greatest dynasty the world had ever known.

by Margaret George - Fiction, Historical Fiction

With the beautiful and cunning Poppaea at his side, Nero Augustus commands the Roman empire. Although he has yet to produce an heir, his power is unquestioned. But in the 10th year of his reign, a terrifying prophecy comes to pass and a fire engulfs Rome. Rumors of Nero’s complicity in the blaze start to sow unrest among the populace --- and the politicians… Nero will either survive and be the first in his family to escape the web of betrayals that is the Roman court, or be ensnared and remembered as the last radiance of the greatest dynasty the world had ever known.

by Margaret George - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Built on the backs of those who fell before it, Julius Caesar's imperial dynasty is only as strong as the next person who seeks to control it. No one is safe from the sting of betrayal: man, woman or child. While Nero idealizes the artistic and athletic principles of Greece, his very survival rests on his ability to navigate the sea of vipers that is Rome, including his own mother, a cold-blooded woman whose singular goal is to control the empire. But as Agrippina's machinations earn her son a title he is both tempted and terrified to assume, Nero's determination to escape her thrall will shape him into the Emperor he was fated to become.

by Margaret George - Fiction, Historical Fiction

There seems to be no end to the fascination and continued appeal surrounding Queen Elizabeth I, the elusive monarch whose motives we still wonder about 500 years after she's gone. Margaret George delves deeply into Elizabeth's thoughts and struggles, giving audiences a striking vision of England's commanding queen and the monarchy that birthed the Golden Age of England.

by Margaret George - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Margaret George tells the story of the woman whose face "launched a thousand ships." This is an exquisite page-turner with a cast of irresistible characters--Odysseus, Hector, Achilles, Priam, Clytemnestra, Agamemnon, as well as Helen and Paris themselves--and a wealth of material that reproduces the Age of Bronze in all its glory,