Books by Robin Maxwell

Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A respectful, exciting and disarming update of one of the last century's most oft-told tales."
The old "Me Tarzan, You Jane" dynamic established in Johnny Weismuller movies gets a radical update by shining the spotlight on adventuress Jane Porter. Read full book review >
MADEMOISELLE BOLEYN by Robin Maxwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 6, 2007

"Some melodramatic scenes and unduly American locutions can't spoil this accomplished rehabilitation of much-maligned Anne as an empowered woman."
Historically plausible account of Anne Boleyn's adolescence in France as a courtier of King François. Read full book review >
VIRGIN by Robin Maxwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2001

"Fascinating and historically accurate, but the story sinks fast under the weight of clumsy exposition and a stilted style crowded with minutiae."
More trials and tribulations of the Tudor dynasty from Maxwell (The Queen's Bastard, 1999, etc). Read full book review >
THE QUEEN'S BASTARD by Robin Maxwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1999

In Maxwell's first novel, The Secret Diary of Anne Boleyn (1997), Queen Elizabeth discovered her beheaded mother's diary with its injunction, "Never relinquish control to any man." Read full book review >

THE SECRET DIARY OF ANNE BOLEYN by Robin Maxwell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 1997

An energetic, full-dress period novel, Maxwell's first, constructed from the adventures of Henry VIII's doomed second queen, mother of Elizabeth I of England. Read full book review >