Elizabeth Fremantle is the author of a quartet of novels set in the late Tudor period with the emphasis on women and power, all published by Penguin. Her latest novel The Honey and the Sting, set in the Stuart period, is a companion piece to The Poison Bed, which was published to acclaim in 2018. Both are thrillers and published under the name EC Fremantle
Her work has been translated into ten languages and her first novel Queen’s Gambit, about Katherine Parr, is to be made into a feature film.
She holds a first in English and an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck College, London, has contributed to various publications including Vogue, Elle, Vanity Fair, The Financial Times and The Sunday Times; and also reviews fiction for the Express.
She lives in London.
‘Fremantle is surely a major new voice in historical fiction.’ The bookseller