Divorced, Beheaded, Died…

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The Other Boleyn Girl, a bestseller when it first came out in 2002, now appears at #25 on this week’s USA Today bestseller list (sales through Sunday, Jan. 27th). as people get ready for the movie, which doesn’t open until February 28th. The Other Boleyn Girl was the first in what became Philippa Gregory’s Tudor series (shown in order of publication, above). According to the Touchstone/Fireside Summer ’08 catalog, p36) the sixth book in the series, The Other Queen, about Mary, Queen of Scots, is scheduled for September, 2008:

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  • Hardcover: $25.95
  • Publisher: Touchstone
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-4165-4912-3
  • ISBN 10: 1-4265-4912-9
  • Audio CD: $25.95
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-7435-7106-7
  • ISBN 10: 0-7435-7106-1

If you’d like to take a short break in the English countryside, watch Gregory’s video on The Other Queen. Gregory has also signed up to write a new series about the War of the Roses. The first book, tentatively titled The White Queen is scheduled for some time in 2010.

The Amazon sales rankings show that The Boleyn Inheritance (also in production as a movie) is now the second bestselling title in the series. Although it is the fifth Tudor series title, it is a direct sequel to The Other Boleyn Girl.

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