Philippa Gregory is one of the world’s foremost historical novelists. Author of bestselling novels such as The Other Boleyn Girl (2001) and The White Queen (2009), recently she has been working on The Fairmile Series, a trilogy which includes Tidelands (2019), Dark Tides (2020), and the upcoming Dawnlands (2022). Her work has been adapted for TV and cinema. She is a recognised authority on women’s history.
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The second volume in the trilogy of The Fairmile Series, Dark Tides continues the sweeping saga of the Tidelands family. When two unexpected visitors show up at a shabby warehouse on the south side of the river Thames, Alinor finds herself suddenly under threat. While her antagonists deceive and betray, she embarks on a mission to find the truth. Meanwhile, her brother Ned, a Cromwellian who fled after the restoration of Charles II, is trying to make a new life for himself between the worlds of the English newcomers and the Native Americans, as war is imminent. Set in late 17th century, the novel follows the rise of the Tidelands between London, New England and Venice, as they fight sinister forces hellbent against them.Read more