Claire Ridgway chats about Anne Boleyn with James Boulton

| April 3, 2017

James Boulton of Queens of England Podcast interviewed me a few weeks ago on my very favourite subject – yes, you guessed it! Anne Boleyn! James has just published the podcast so here are the links for you to listen to it. I hope you enjoy it! The link to the episode on James’s website: […]

The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown and Amazon’s Prime Reading Program

| March 29, 2017

Amazon.com have just added the kindle version of my book The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown to their “Prime Reading Program”. In a statement about this programme, which was launched in October 2016, Amazon explained “Prime members can now enjoy unlimited reading from a rotating selection of books, magazines, comics and more – at […]

A special anniversary – The Anne Boleyn Collection

| March 13, 2017

A special anniversary – The Anne Boleyn Collection

Facebook memories are a mixed blessing, aren’t they? Sometimes they’re poignant, sometimes they’re funny, sometimes they’re downright depressing, and sometimes they make you pause and think about how far you’ve come. Today, my Facebook memory was a post I’d written here on the Anne Boleyn Files on 13th March 2012 and shared on Facebook, its […]

Scandalous Monarchs

| November 25, 2016

For the final stop of my book tour for the paperback version of Illustrated Kings and Queens of England, I’m visiting my friend Sarah Bryson’s QueentoHistory blog to discuss some of the monarchs whose reigns were tinged by scandal. Do join me and I’d love to hear which monarchs you think were scandalous so do […]

10 memorable monarchs

| November 24, 2016

For my stop at Charlie Fenton’s blog today I decided to share my “10 Memorable Monarchs”, but then I had to cheat and counted the Tudors as one! I hope you can forgive me! Please do join me at Charlie’s blog today, although I realise that some of you might be enjoying a turkey dinner […]

My Top 10 Achievers

| November 23, 2016

It’s day 3 of my book tour for the paperback version of Illustrated Kings and Queens of England and I’m over at Susan Abernathy’s blog, The Freelance History Writer, discussing monarchs who should be remembered for their achievements in my article “My Top Ten Achievers”. Click here to visit it now. MadeGlobal Publishing is giving […]

Interview and giveaway – plus cute cat picture!

| November 22, 2016

Interview and giveaway – plus cute cat picture!

Today as part of my book tour for the paperback version of Illustrated Kings and Queens of England, I’m being interviewed by my friend Debra Bayani. Get a sneak peek into my life and the challenges of working with a kitten sprawled across your desk over at Debra’s blog – click here. There’s also a […]

Black Friday weekend sale on my books!

| November 21, 2016

Black Friday weekend sale on my books!

Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the Friday and Monday following the US holiday of Thanksgiving, have become a traditional time for retailers to have sales and so my publisher is getting in on the act! My books (and some other wonderful books too!) will be Kindle Countdown Deals from Friday 25th November until the end […]