Wars of the Roses

3 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 2,089 ratings

Wars of the Roses: Stormbird Summary

The thrilling first instalment in the Wars of the Roses series - set at the beginnings of this turbulent period of English history which saw the throne change hands six times in 30 years.

The Swan sees Henry VI crowned King of England and married to the young French noblewoman, Margaret of Anjou - and so begins the extraordinary story of how England became a divided nation, where brother took up arms against brother. This was the war which defined the England we know today.

The Wars of the Roses series will be a landmark piece of historical fiction writing, with all the intrigue, drama, and action one expects from one of the biggest names in the genre. This is Conn Iggulden at his finest.

©2013 Conn Iggulden (P)2013 Penguin Books Limited
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  • Book 1

    • Wars of the Roses: Stormbird

    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 869
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 787
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 790

    The thrilling first instalment in the Wars of the Roses series - set at the beginnings of this turbulent period of English history which saw the throne change hands six times in 30 years. The Swan sees Henry VI crowned King of England, and married to the young French noblewoman, Margaret of Anjou - and so begins the extraordinary story of how England became a divided nation, where brother took up arms against brother. This was the war which defined the England we know today.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Fresh and vivid historical fiction.

    • By John on 25-11-13

    Regular price: £24.00

  • Book 2

    • Wars of the Roses: Trinity

    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 672
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 634
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 636

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Wars of the Roses: Trinity, the second instalment in Conn Iggulden's thrilling Wars of the Roses trilogy. 1454: King Henry VI has remained all but exiled in Windsor Castle, struck down by his illness for over a year, his eyes vacant, his mind a blank. His fiercely loyal wife and Queen, Margaret of Anjou, safeguards her husband's interests, hoping that her son Edward will one day know the love of his father.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Queen Margaret and Richard, Duke of York

    • By Kindle Customer on 11-05-15

    Regular price: £24.00

  • Book 3

    • Wars of the Roses: Bloodline

    • The Wars of the Roses, Book 3
    • By: Conn Iggulden
    • Narrated by: Roy McMillan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 548
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 511
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 511

    Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Wars of the Roses: Bloodline, the third instalment in Conn Iggulden's thrilling Wars of the Roses trilogy. Winter 1461 - Richard Duke of York is dead, his ambitions in ruins, his head spiked on the walls of York city. King Henry VI is still held prisoner. His Lancastrian queen rides south with an army of northerners, accompanied by warriors from the Scottish Highlands. Margaret and her army seem unstoppable.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Reliably brilliant

    • By Pilgrim on 24-03-16

    Regular price: £23.99