Books by Dan Jones

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 16, 2018

"A somewhat useful historical reference driven by an idiosyncratic definition of 'titan.'"
An encyclopedia of "individuals who have each somehow changed the course of world events," in which murderers and criminals find prominent places. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 19, 2017

"An exceptional introduction to the Templars."
An up-close look at the legendary band of Crusaders. Read full book review >
MAGNA CARTA by Dan Jones
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 20, 2015

"This is politics-and-great-men history documented by medieval archives and unreliable contemporary chroniclers, but Jones has done his homework to produce an insightful, satisfying history of a beloved, if usually unread, icon of freedom."
At Runnymede in 1215, King John (1166-1216) signed the document that laid the foundation of our freedom. While not a myth, the reality is less glorious, writes British historian and media consultant Jones (The Wars of the Roses: The Fall of the Plantagenets and the Rise of the Tudors, 2014, etc.) in this lively, popular account of the Magna Carta's bumpy 800-year ride into immortality.Read full book review >
THE WARS OF THE ROSES by Dan Jones
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 14, 2014

"Valiantly pared down for fluid readability."
In a follow-up to The Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings Who Invented England (2012), British historian Jones authoritatively sets the scene for the next brutal act: the 15th-century succession crises. Read full book review >
THE PLANTAGENETS by Dan Jones
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 22, 2013

"Historians may question a few dates and events, but for enjoyable historical narratives, this book is a real winner."
A novelistic historical account of the bloodline that "stamped their mark forever on the English imagination." Read full book review >