Philippa Gregory is an internationally renowned author of historical novels. She holds a PhD in eighteenth-century literature from the University of Edinburgh. Works that have been adapted for television include A Respectable Trade, The Other Boleyn Girl and The Queen's Fool. The Other Boleyn Girl became a major film, starring Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman and Eric Bana. Philippa Gregory lives in the North of England with her family.
'Fiendishly plotted... this is Gregory at her most convincing.
Sunday lunch with the in-laws will never be the same again'
'Insidiously gripping' Independent
'Brilliant psychological chiller... utterly, nail-nibblingly plausible. You will relish its explosive climax and be gripped through to its final superb double-twist finish' Daily Mail