Happy 6th Birthday to the Anne Boleyn Files, and Giveaway

| February 17, 2015

Happy 6th Birthday to the Anne Boleyn Files, and Giveaway

Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun? Yes, it most certainly does! I can’t quite believe that it’s been six years since I wrote my very first post on this website on 17 February 2009. My mission was “to expose the real Anne Boleyn”, or to get as close as I could to doing so, […]

The Claimant: A Novel of Wars of the Roses Book Tour Final Stop

| February 13, 2015

The Claimant: A Novel of Wars of the Roses Book Tour Final Stop

Author Simon Anderson finishes his book tour for The Claimant: A Novel of the Wars of the Roses today over at the Tudor Society. The book took him 11 years to write and he shares with us what inspired him and the lengths he went to to make sure that his book was as authentic […]

The Claimant: A Novel of the Wars of the Roses Book Tour Day 4 – Wars of the Roses Places

| February 12, 2015

The Claimant: A Novel of the Wars of the Roses Book Tour Day 4 – Wars of the Roses Places

On day 4 of his book tour for The Claimant: A Novel of the Wars of the Roses, Simon Anderson shares his favourite Wars of the Roses places with Beth over at QueenAnneBoleyn.com. Click here to read about these wonderful places and to enter the prize draw for a paperback copy of Simon’s book – […]

The Claimant: A Novel of the Wars of the Roses Book Tour Day 3 – Interview and Giveaway

| February 11, 2015

The Claimant: A Novel of the Wars of the Roses Book Tour Day 3 – Interview and Giveaway

Today author Simon Anderson is being interviewed over at Debra Bayani’s The Wars of the Roses Catalogue blog so do pop along and find out more about Simon and his book. There’s also a copy of The Claimant up for grabs for one lucky commenter. Today is the last day to get the kindle version […]

The Claimant: A Novel of the Wars of the Roses Book Tour Day 2 and Giveaway

| February 10, 2015

The Claimant: A Novel of the Wars of the Roses Book Tour Day 2 and Giveaway

I am honoured and thrilled to be day 2 of author Simon Anderson’s book tour for his Wars of the Roses novel The Claimant, which has become one of my favourite historical novels of all time. “Gripping” doesn’t come close to describing this book! Today, Simon is sharing an excerpt from The Claimant and I […]

The Claimant: A Novel of the Wars of the Roses Book Tour – Day 1 Towton

| February 9, 2015

The Claimant: A Novel of the Wars of the Roses Book Tour – Day 1 Towton

The book tour for Simon Anderson’s Wars of the Roses novel The Claimant has kicked off today with a stop at Nerdalicious.com.au, where Simom talks about his favourite place from his Wars of the Roses research: Towton. It’s a wonderful article and there’s also chance to win a paperback copy of Simon’s book, just follow […]

The Claimant: A Novel of the Wars of the Roses Book Tour Coming Soon!

| February 7, 2015

The Claimant: A Novel of the Wars of the Roses Book Tour Coming Soon!

Just to let you know that The Anne Boleyn Files and Tudor Society will be part of Simon Anderson’s virtual book tour for his Wars of the Roses novel – which is an excellent read by the way! – next week. Simon will be sharing articles and excerpts, taking part in a Q&A and giving […]

Wolf Hall and Cardinal Wolsey going down to Hell

| February 2, 2015

Wolf Hall and Cardinal Wolsey going down to Hell

If you haven’t read Hilary Mantel’s novels, don’t know the history surrounding the farce “Cardinal Wolsely going down to Hell” and haven’t watched episode 2 of Wolf Hall, then you might not want to read this article – SPOILERS! Last week’s episode of “Wolf Hall” closed with Cardinal Wolsey’s death and Cromwell watching a performance […]