New York Times Bestselling Author of Elizabeth I, Helen of Troy & The Memoirs of Cleopatra now explores the life of Nero with the first of two books about him, The Confessions of Young Nero, coming on March 7, 2017


Early Praise for The Confessions of Young Nero

“Wow! Margaret George — the reigning queen of historical fiction —- is back with this epic saga…A twisted mother-son obsession, a struggle for survival, and dastardly deeds play out on a tapestry of luxury and bloodshed. In trademark style, this superb novel of imperial intrigue has it all but still leaves you longing for the sequel!”—Stephanie Dray, New York Times bestselling author of Lily of the Nile

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The Confessions of Young Nero by Margaret George

Margaret’s New Novel Arrives March 7, 2017

A mother’s deadly ambitions. A boy who would be sovereign. A name that would be infamous. This is the epic tale of Nero’s rise to power, a thrilling story of survival, betrayal, love, and the struggle for the Roman empire that would change history.


Margaret’s Books

Elizabeth I: A Novel by Margaret George
Helen of Troy by Margaret George
Mary Called Magdalene by Margaret George
The Memoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret George


This gorgeous carnelian intaglio ring of the young Nero was found in the east, near Armenia. It is thought that rings like this, with a portrait of the emperor, were diplomatic gifts. Nero was negotiating with the Armenians and the Parthians at the time, working out a peace treaty. I'd love to have this ring! I saw it in the Metropolitan Museum in NY when it was on loan. ... See MoreSee Less

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