New York Times Bestselling Author of Elizabeth I, Helen of Troy & The Memoirs of Cleopatra now explores the life of Nero with two books about him, The Confessions of Young Nero and The Splendor Before the Dark.

The Splendor Before the Dark

Margaret’s New Novel On Sale Now

Ascending to the throne was only the beginning… Now Margaret George, the author of The Confessions of Young Nero, weaves a web of politics and passion, as ancient Rome’s most infamous emperor cements his place in history.

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The Confessions of Young Nero

The Beginning of the Story…

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.

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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

September 19, 2016

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On May 19, 1536, Anne Boleyn was executed at the Tower of London. May is usually a beautiful month in England and one of the last things she may seen could have been a flowering tree near the scaffold. In "The Autobiography of Henry VIII" I wrote "To die on such a morning would require extraordinary courage."That Anne Boleyn had, and she passed it on to her daughter Elizabeth.

She was buried quickly in the Tower church nearby. Her grave is marked today by a flagstone and inscription. She crossed from history into legend that May morning.
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