The Conqueror

The Conqueror

Gossip, scandal and an unforgettable historical adventure


If you love Bridgerton, you'll love Georgette Heyer!

'The greatest writer who ever lived' Antonia Fraser
'Fabulously witty' Stephen Fry
'Incisively witty, quietly subversive' Joanne Harris
'If you haven't read Georgette Heyer yet what a treat you have in store' Harriet Evans

Born the illegitimate son of the future Duke of Normandy, William must fight the King of France to regain his Duchy.

Spurned in love by the lovely Princess Matilda, William argues hard to make her his bride.

Thwarted by the Saxon Earl Harold of a promise of the throne of England, William the Conqueror sails to Hastings to claim the King's crown and sceptre for his own.

Written in Heyer's inimitable style, The Conqueror dives deep into William's complex character, his ruthless ambition and both the physical and mental battles he must endure in order to claim King Harold's crown and sceptre for his own.

Readers love The Conqueror ...

***** 'I enthusiastically recommend this novel! Heyer's writing is impeccable and her research is without a doubt one of the best.'
***** 'This was always my favourite of GH's historicals.'
***** 'Loved this book and am now looking to read more Heyer historicals.'
***** 'I first read this novel many years ago and enjoyed it this time as much as I did the first time.'
***** 'Overall the Conqueror is the best of Georgette Heyer's pre-Georgian novels.'

About the author

Georgette Heyer

Author of over fifty books, Georgette Heyer is the best-known and best-loved of all historical novelists, who made the Regency period her own. Her first novel, The Black Moth, published in 1921, was written at the age of seventeen to amuse her convalescent brother; her last was My Lord John. Although most famous for her historical novels, she also wrote eleven detective stories. Georgette Heyer died in 1974 at the age of seventy-one.
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