Elizabeth Fremantle


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Elizabeth Fremantle is the critically acclaimed author of Tudor and Elizabethan set novels: Queen's Gambit, Sisters of Treason, Watch the Lady and Times Books of the Year: The Girl in the Glass Tower and The Poison Bed, a historical thriller written under the name EC Fremantle described as 'a Jacobean Gone Girl.'

Her latest novel is The Honey and the Sting, published August 6th 2020 as EC Fremantle

She lives in London
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ON CROSSING TO THE DARK SIDE

Picture Sometimes a story insists on being told in a particular way. When I started work on The Poison BedI had published four novels about historical women embroiled in the dangerous power play of the Tudor and Elizabethan courts. The place and time of their setting was defined by jeopardy, when those who stepped out of lived under the threat of execution. These novels certainly had elements of the poli Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 15, 2018 04:45
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“There are events in life from which we learn our most profound lessons and sometimes those events are the ones of which we are most ashamed.”
Elizabeth Fremantle, Queen's Gambit

“I remember Maman once saying of the old Queen that power corrupts. I have thought much on it and it seems to me that it is not power that corrupts, but the fear of its loss," she pauses with a sigh. After all Mary and Elizabeth Tudor were just girls once, not so different from my sisters, or any other girls, for the that matter. It is fear that changed them.”
Elizabeth Fremantle, Sisters of Treason

“What are we if we are not words?”
Elizabeth Fremantle, Queen's Gambit

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