Book Reviews

Book News July 2018

Empress: The Astonishing Reign of Nur Jahan Hardcover – 3 July 2018 (US) & 3 August 2018 (UK) Four centuries ago, a Muslim woman ruled an empire. Her legend still lives, but her story was lost―until now. In 1611, thirty-four-year-old Nur Jahan, daughter of a Persian noble and widow of a subversive official, became the [read more]

Book Reviews

Book News December 2017

Four Queens and a Countess: Elizabeth I, Mary Tudor, Lady Jane Grey, Mary Queen of Scots and Bess of Hardwick: The Struggle for the Crown Hardcover – 1 May 2018 (US) & 15 December 2017 (UK) When Mary Stuart was forced off the Scottish throne she fled to England, a move that made her cousin Queen [read more]