Front Cover of the Paperback Edition of The Pirate Queen [Harper Perennial, June 2008]
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Welcome to the official website for the book The Pirate Queen – Queen Elizabeth I, Her Pirate Adventurers, and the Dawn of Empire by Susan Ronald (HarperCollins, July 2007)
Voted one of the top 10 biographies of 2008 by Booklist:
If you are interested in details of my previous book The Sancy Blood Diamond. It is a fascinating history of one of the most coveted gems and royal feuds, intrigues and betrayals it engendered. The website dedicated to the book can be found here.