Books by Linda Porter

TUDORS VERSUS STEWARTS by Linda Porter
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2014

"A wonderfully thorough history of the Scots that thankfully avoids dwelling on stories that have been explored countless times before—especially fitting now as Scotland decides whether to withdraw from the union with England."
Porter (Katherine the Queen: The Remarkable Life of Katherine Parr, the Last Wife of Henry VIII, 2010) again draws from her exhaustive knowledge of 16th-century British history to explain the strong ties that eventually united Scotland and England. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 1, 2010

"A rich narrative, but generous to a fault."
A sympathetic, even laudatory biography of the sixth wife of Henry VIII. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 1, 2008

"Properly accentuates this much-maligned queen's achievements, but not always convincing when trying to explain away her failures."
Brisk, learned reassessment of Mary Tudor, whose short reign featured beheadings and burnings, but also political and social reforms for which she has never received proper credit. Read full book review >