Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Book Buzz: The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown by Claire Ridgway

The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown“This is a book I have wished for! The Fall of Anne Boleyn, A Countdown, by Claire Ridgway, is a detailed and often erie, day to day account of the events that lead up to the execution of Anne Boleyn.” ~ Linda Saether M.D., Amazon Review

Hello Digital Book Today readers. The Book Buzz segment today features The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown by Claire Ridgway which has a wonderful rating of 4.9 stars on 16 reviews. The fans of Anne Boleyn will enjoy this historical, nonfiction retelling of the truth of the events leading up to the execution of Anne Boleyn. Claire Ridgway does a masterful job of taking the facts and weaving them into a diary format for the reader. Tudor history lovers, fans of the TV series The Tudors, the movie The Other Boleyn Girl, and Hilary Mantel’s Bring Up the Bodies will also want to grab a copy of The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown.

“With this book, Ridgway gives Queen Anne Boleyn the justice she was denied almost 500 years ago. She has performed a service for history.” ~ Jeane Westin, Author

“History at its finest. Once again, Ridgway has skillfully captured the stunning events leading up to Anne Boleyn’s execution in a familiar yet thoroughly researched manner. This book would be useful to a variety of audiences.” ~ Niki, Amazon Reviews

Book Description: During the spring of 1536 in Tudor England, events conspire to bring down Anne Boleyn, the Queen of England. The coup against the Queen results in the brutal executions of six innocent people – Anne Boleyn herself, her brother, and four courtiers – and the rise of a new Queen.
Drawing on sixteenth century letters, eye witness accounts and chronicles, Claire Ridgway leads the reader through the sequence of chilling events one day at a time, telling the true story of Anne Boleyn’s fall. The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown is presented in a diary format, allowing readers to dip in, look up a particular date, or read from start to finish. Special features include mini biographies of those involved, a timeline of events and full referencing..… Read more on Amazon.

About the Author:

Claire Ridgway, author of “The Anne Boleyn Collection” and “The Fall of Anne Boleyn: A Countdown”, is a writer, researcher and Tudor history buff with a deep knowledge and love of everything about the Boleyn family and the time of the Tudors.

She is well-known and respected for her two Tudor websites The Anne Boleyn Files and Elizabeth Files which contain in-depth research about the period and which promote historical authenticity. Claire likes to think of them as communities of history lovers, rather than websites, and loves nothing better than chatting to, and debating with, her visitors. History is fun!
Claire currently lives up a mountain in Southern Spain, but grew up near to Stratford-upon-Avon where she was surrounded by Tudor history. Claire is Tudor obsessed, and makes no apologies for it. She likes Rioja, chocolate and Camembert cheese. Claire is married and has three children, two dogs and two cats.

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“The “timeline” leading up to Anne Boleyn’s tragic death was/is BRILLIANT! I thoroughly enjoyed reading Anne’s journey this way. Claire Ridgeway, again has enlightened us with a very comprehensive read.” ~ Suz, Amazon Reviews
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