English Royalty
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The Life of Elizabeth I
The Life of Elizabeth I
Paperback      ISBN: 0345425502
An accomplished English biographer, the author of The Six Wives of Henry VIII, presents a large-scale, exhaustively researched, illustrated biography that reveals the personality, private life, and romantic intrigues of Elizabeth I. Reader's Guide included. Reissue.
Elizabeth the Queen: The Life of a Modern Monarch
Elizabeth the Queen
The Life of a Modern Monarch
Paperback      ISBN: 0812979796
A tribute to the life and enduring reign of Elizabeth II draws on numerous interviews and previously undisclosed documents to juxtapose the queen's public and private lives, providing coverage of such topics as her teen romance with Philip, her contributions during World War II and the scandals that have challenged her family. (This book was previously listed in Forecast.)
Grace of Monaco
Grace of Monaco
Paperback      ISBN: 1602862419
Presents the romance of the American film actress and Prince Rainier of Monaco that led to her giving up her movie career and becoming a world famous royal princess.
Catherine De Medici: Renaissance Queen Of France
Catherine De Medici
Renaissance Queen Of France
Hardcover      ISBN: 0060744928
A sympathetic portrait of the Renaissance-era queen of France seeks to reveal her skills as a ruler in spite of her violent reputation, describing her suffering at the hands of Henry IV, the power politics that marked her rule, her talents as a strategist and conspirator, and the circumstances that led to the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre. 35,000 first printing.
Doomed Queens: Royal Women Who Met Bad Ends, from Cleopatra to Princess Diana
Doomed Queens
Royal Women Who Met Bad Ends, from Cleopatra to Princess Diana
Paperback      ISBN: 0767928997
A compelling, illustrated study of the darker side of being a royal female traces the lives of ill-fated female power brokers, tracing centuries of royal plots, backstabbing, betrayal, illicit love affairs, and intrigues while profiling such doomed women as Cleopatra, Anne Boleyn, Marie Antoinette, and Princess Diana. Original. 35,000 first printing.
Harry: Life, Loss, and Love
Life, Loss, and Love
Hardcover      ISBN: 1602865264
In anticipation of the upcoming royal wedding comes a new in-depth biography of Prince Harry, from royal expert Katie Nicholl--journalist, broadcaster, and author of the bestselling William and Harry and Kate. From his earliest public appearances as a mischievous redheaded toddler, Prince Harry has captured the hearts of royal enthusiasts around the world. In Harry: Life, Loss, and Love, Britain's leading expert on the young royals offers an unprecedented look at the wayward prince turned national treasure. Nicholl sheds new light on growing up royal, Harry's relationship with his mother, his troubled youth and early adulthood, and how his military service in Afghanistan inspired him to create his legacy, the Invictus Games. Harry: Life, Loss, and Love features interviews with friends, former courtiers and those who have worked with the prince. Nicholl explores Harry's relationship with his family, in particular, the Queen, his father, stepmother, and brother. She uncovers new information about his former girlfriends and chronicles his romance and engagement to Meghan Markle.
History of the Kings of Britain
History of the Kings of Britain
Paperback      ISBN: 0140441700
The twelfth-century chronicle sets forth the deeds of Britain's rulers from the mythical Brutus, great-grandson of Aeneas, to Cadwallader in the seventh century
Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire
Duchess of Devonshire
Paperback      ISBN: 0375753834
Provides a dramatic portrait of the colorful life of eighteenth-century British aristocrat Lady Georgiana Spencer, her roles as a society and political hostess, and her disastrous and profligate private life. Winner of the Whitbread Prize. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Driving the Saudis: A Chauffeur's Tale of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness on Rodeo Drive
Driving the Saudis
A Chauffeur's Tale of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness on Rodeo Drive
Paperback      ISBN: 145164003x
An ivy league-educated actress and film producer who worked as a chauffeur for members of the Saudi royal family during their visit to Beverly Hills describes her witness to their opulent lifestyle and the complications, contradictions and corruptions of their wealth. 35,000 first printing.
Prince Charles: The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life
Prince Charles
The Passions and Paradoxes of an Improbable Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 1400067901
The first major biography of Prince Charles in more than two decades, with new insights into his family and his two marriages—from the New York Times bestselling author of Elizabeth the Queen Drawing on her extensive access to the Royal Family’s inner circle, Sally Bedell Smith delivers unprecedented insights into Prince Charles, a man who possesses a fiercely independent spirit, and yet has spent his life in waiting for the ultimate role. Beginning with his lonely childhood, Smith details his intellectual quests, his entrepreneurial pursuits, and his love affairs—from the tragedy of his marriage to Diana to his eventual reunion with Camilla—as well as his relationship with the next generation of royals, including Will, Kate, Harry, and his beloved grandchildren. As this sweeping biography shows, Prince Charles is more complicated and compelling than we knew—until now.