Welcome to the website of Sarah Gristwood – best-selling Tudor biographer, novelist, broadcaster, former film journalist and commentator on royal affairs.
“Vivacious and absorbing … Gristwood is a mistress of the trivial detail that enthrals”
– The Sunday Times on Elizabeth and Leicester
“the historical novel as literary fiction- and damned good literary fiction at that”
– Alison Weir on The Girl in the Mirror
“Gristwood’s sensitive approach marks out Blood Sisters as much more than the narrative of an age”
– the Spectator on Blood Sisters