Joanna Courtney has wanted to be a writer ever since she could read. Joanna is fascinated by defining moments in history and she loves nothing more than immersing herself in the world of Anglo-Saxons, Normans and Vikings. "
"She is the author of the Queens of Conquest trilogy, which begins with The Chosen Queen.
A round-up of our most anticipated history books of 2017, from Ken Follett to Andrew Marr and Tudor England to revolutionary Russia.
On the 950th anniversary of 1066, the Battle of Hastings and the Norman Conquest, Joanna Courtney, author of The Chosen Queen and The Constant Queen, explains how you can experience the battle for yourself this Autumn.
Our pick of the best books to take to the beach, to the pool or to read in the garden this Summer.
Who said the Christmas tree was a twentieth century invention? Most of the festive traditions we know and love stretch right back into Anglo-Saxon times – including the tree.
Rivalry – is there anything more deliciously, thrillingly, gossipy?
Joanna Courtney talks about how rivalry plays a key part in her new trilogy, The Queens of Conquest.
History has a habit of remembering the Kings who fought the battles. But what about the Queens?
The Battle of Hastings is one of the biggest dates in English history, and in the Queens of the Conquest trilogy, Joanna Courtney sets out to tell the story through the eyes of the women involved...
RT @WaterstoneDerby: Signed copies now available :) https://t.co/MruB2XLFeD
by @joannacourtney1 - 9 hours ago
So exited to see The Conquerors Queen in @WaterstoneDerby https://t.co/bzooTIPkJP
by @joannacourtney1 - 10 hours ago
RT @WaterstoneDerby: @joannacourtney1 So eager we couldn't wait! :)
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RT @ElaineEverest: Lovely cover! https://t.co/mjWLRMSN3h
@JHillAuthor Didn't realise that was its first airing - how exciting!
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