Alison Weir is the top-selling female historian (and the fifth-bestselling historian overall) in the United Kingdom, and has sold over 2.7 million books worldwide. She has published eighteen history books, including her most recent non-fiction book, Queens of the Conquest, the first in her England's Medieval Queens quartet. Alison has also published several historical novels, including Innocent Traitor and The Lady Elizabeth. Katheryn Howard, The Tainted Queen is Alison Weir's tenth published novel and the fifth in the Six Tudor Queens series about the wives of Henry VIII, which was launched in 2016 to great critical acclaim. All four books in the series are Sunday Times bestsellers. Alison is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and an honorary life patron of Historic Royal Palaces.
This six-book series looks likely to become a landmark in historical fiction - The Times Alison Weir makes history come alive as no one else Weir is excellent on the little details that bring a world to life - Guardian This brilliant book is a bombshell . . . Magnificent Alison Weir gives a fresh take on Jane Seymour's life . . . A brilliant and engaging read - Good Housekeeping on Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen Alison Weir brings Katherine of Aragon dazzlingly to life