Owen (The Tudor Trilogy #1) by Tony Riches
Publication Date: July 26, 2015
eBook & Paperback; 318 Pages
Genre: Historical Fiction
England 1422: Owen Tudor, a Welsh servant, waits in Windsor Castle to meet his new mistress, the beautiful and lonely Queen Catherine of Valois, widow of the warrior king, Henry V. Her infant son is crowned King of England and France, and while the country simmers on the brink of civil war, Owen becomes her protector.
They fall in love, risking Owen’s life and Queen Catherine’s reputation—but how do they found the dynasty which changes British history – the Tudors?
This is the first historical novel to fully explore the amazing life of Owen Tudor, grandfather of King Henry VII and the great-grandfather of King Henry VIII. Set against a background of the conflict between the Houses of Lancaster and York, which develops into what have become known as the Wars of the Roses, Owen’s story deserves to be told.
Owen - Book One of the Tudor Trilogy is a new addition to story of the Tudors in the historical fiction tradition of C J Sansom, Conn Iggulden, Philippa Gregory and Hilary Mantel.
Jasper (The Tudor Trilogy #2) by Tony Riches
Publication Date: March 22, 2016
eBook & Paperback; 360 Pages
Genre: Historical Fiction
England 1461: The young King Edward of York has taken the country by force from King Henry VI of Lancaster. Sir Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke, flees the massacre of his Welsh army at the Battle of Mortimer’s Cross and plans a rebellion to return his half-brother King Henry to the throne.
When King Henry is imprisoned by Edward in the Tower of London and murdered, Jasper escapes to Brittany with his young nephew, Henry Tudor. Then after the sudden death of King Edward and the mysterious disappearance of his sons, a new king, Edward’s brother Richard III takes the English Throne. With nothing but his wits and charm, Jasper sees his chance to make young Henry Tudor king with a daring and reckless invasion of England.
Set in the often brutal world of fifteenth century England, Wales, Scotland, France, Burgundy and Brittany, during the Wars of the Roses, this fast-paced story is one of courage and adventure, love and belief in the destiny of the Tudors.
Henry (The Tudor Trilogy #3) by Tony Riches
Publication Date: May 17, 2017
eBook & Paperback; 320 Pages
Genre: Historical Fiction
Bosworth 1485: After victory against King Richard III, Henry Tudor becomes King of England. Rebels and pretenders plot to seize his throne. The barons resent his plans to curb their power and he wonders who he can trust. He hopes to unite Lancaster and York through marriage to the beautiful Elizabeth of York.
With help from his mother, Lady Margaret Beaufort, he learns to keep a fragile peace. He chooses a Spanish Princess, Catherine of Aragon, as a wife for his son Prince Arthur. His daughters will marry the King of Scotland and the son of the Emperor of Rome. It seems his prayers are answered, then disaster strikes and Henry must ensure the future of the Tudors.
"A fine end to a superbly researched and well-written trilogy, one I would recommend to anyone with an interest in this period of history." Best-selling author Terry Tyler
"Henry was a hazy, cold impression in my mind, but Tony Riches fills him out, gives him intelligence, compassion, human frailty, and a consuming love of country, and I ended the book with great admiration for this man." Author Noelle Granger
About the Author
For more information please visit Tony's website and his blog The Writing Desk. He can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads.
Blog Tour Schedule
Monday, May 14
Review at 100 Pages a Day (Owen)
Tuesday, May 15
Review at Pursuing Stacie (Owen)
Wednesday, May 16
Guest Post at On the Tudor Trail
Thursday, May 17
Feature at A Bookaholic Swede
Excerpt at Myths, Legends, Books & Coffee Pots
Friday, May 18
Review at Historical Fiction with Spirit (Jasper)
Monday, May 21
Review at Just One More Chapter (Owen)
Tuesday, May 22
Review at Pursuing Stacie (Jasper)
Thursday, May 24
Guest Post at Short Book and Scribes
Friday, May 25
Review at Donna's Book Blog (Owen)
Monday, May 28
Review at A Darn Good Read (Owen)
Review at Historical Fiction with Spirit (Henry)
Tuesday, May 29
Review at Pursuing Stacie (Henry)
Review at A Darn Good Read (Jasper)
Wednesday, May 30
Review at Jaffa Reads Too (Owen)
Thursday, May 31
Review at A Darn Good Read (Henry)
Review at Donna's Book Blog (Jasper)
Friday, June 1
Review at Hoover Book Reviews (Owen)
Monday, June 4
Review at Donna's Book Blog (Henry)
Tuesday, June 5
Feature at Passages to the Past
Thursday, June 7
Review at Maiden of the Pages (All 3 Books)
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