Books by Lucy Worsley

QUEEN VICTORIA by Lucy Worsley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 8, 2019

"An utterly enjoyable account of Victoria's familial relationships."
The Chief Curator of Historic Royal Palaces in England shares her unique access to the quotidian history of English royals to treat us to another delightful story from the inside. Read full book review >
MY NAME IS VICTORIA by Lucy Worsley
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 8, 2018

"A brilliant blend of historical fact and artistic license. (author's note) (Historical fiction. 12-adult)"
Historian Worsley's (Jane Austen at Home, 2017, etc.) second novel for young adults puts a unique spin on Queen Victoria's childhood and path to the throne. Read full book review >
JANE AUSTEN AT HOME by Lucy Worsley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 11, 2017

"A charming, well-researched journey to 'Austen-land.'"
A fresh, spirited look at the beloved author by a self-proclaimed "Janeite." Read full book review >
MAID OF THE KING'S COURT by Lucy Worsley
Released: March 14, 2017

"Exhilarating, romantic, and illuminating; has the potential to turn casual readers into Tudor history buffs. (author's note) (Historical fiction. 15 & up)"
Hampton Court curator Worsley's debut novel for teens digs into the danger that lies just beneath the glamour of Henry VIII's court. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"Worsley ably shows how audiences drove writers, actors and purveyors of news to satisfy their morbid curiosities."
Worsley (If Walls Could Talk: An Intimate History of the Home, 2012, etc.) explains England's love affair with scandals, lurid murders and executions. Read full book review >
HISTORY
Released: March 1, 2012

"Anyone who lives in a home with a kitchen, living room, bathroom and bedroom will delight in reading this history of the development of home life."
This masterful social history illustrates the lessons you could never have learned in school, and with a great deal more entertainment. Read full book review >