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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Secret Lives of the Tsars
Written by Michael Farquhar, Read by Enn Reitel
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ISBN: 9780804166454
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia
Written by Michael Farquhar
Read by Enn Reitel


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $22.50

“Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.”—Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post columnist
 
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Secret Lives of the Tsars
Written by Michael Farquhar
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia
Written by Michael Farquhar


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $16.00

“Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.”—Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post columnist
 
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Secret Lives of the Tsars
Written by Michael Farquhar
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ISBN: 9780812985788
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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia
Written by Michael Farquhar


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2014
Price: $9.99

“Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.”—Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post columnist
 
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Mary Queen of Scots
Mary Queen of Scots
Written by Antonia Fraser
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ISBN: 9780804152587
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Mary Queen of Scots

Written by Antonia Fraser


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2014
Price: $12.99

Author of Marie Antoinette

She was the quintessential queen: statuesque, regal, dazzlingly beautiful. Her royal birth gave her claim to the thrones of two nations; her marriage to the young French dauphin promised to place a third glorious crown on her noble head.

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A Century of Royalty
A Century of Royalty
Written by Ed West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780747812739
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A Century of Royalty

Written by Ed West


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
Price: $12.95

The British royal family has endured remarkably in a remarkable, tumultuous century from 1910-2010 when many of the crown heads of Europe faced revolution and exile. Through a constitutional crisis, abdication, divorces, tragic deaths and unseemly scandals, the British royal family has shown an instinct for survival, tapping into the pulse... Read more >
A Century of Royalty

Written by Edward West


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: April 22, 2014
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Elizabeth of York
Elizabeth of York
Written by Alison Weir
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780345521361
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Elizabeth of York
A Tudor Queen and Her World
Written by Alison Weir


Format: Hardcover, 608 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $30.00

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Many are familiar with the story of the much-married King Henry VIII of England and the celebrated reign of his daughter, Elizabeth I. But it is often forgotten that the life of the first Tudor queen, Elizabeth of York, Henry’s mother and Elizabeth’s grandmother, spanned one of England’s... Read more >
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Elizabeth of York
Elizabeth of York
Written by Alison Weir
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ISBN: 9780345521385
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Elizabeth of York
A Tudor Queen and Her World
Written by Alison Weir


Format: eBook, 608 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $14.99

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Many are familiar with the story of the much-married King Henry VIII of England and the celebrated reign of his daughter, Elizabeth I. But it is often forgotten that the life of the first Tudor queen, Elizabeth of York, Henry’s mother and Elizabeth’s grandmother, spanned one of England’s... Read more >
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The Heir Apparent
The Heir Apparent
Written by Jane Ridley
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400062553
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The Heir Apparent
A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Written by Jane Ridley


Format: Hardcover, 752 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $35.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE BOSTON GLOBE

This richly entertaining biography chronicles the eventful life of Queen Victoria’s firstborn son, the quintessential black sheep of Buckingham Palace, who matured into as wise and effective a monarch as Britain has... Read more >
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The Heir Apparent
The Heir Apparent
Written by Jane Ridley
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ISBN: 9780812994759
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The Heir Apparent
A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Written by Jane Ridley


Format: eBook, 752 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $17.99

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE BOSTON GLOBE

This richly entertaining biography chronicles the eventful life of Queen Victoria’s firstborn son, the quintessential black sheep of Buckingham Palace, who matured into as wise and effective a monarch as Britain has... Read more >
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Princesses Behaving Badly
Princesses Behaving Badly
Written by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie, Read by Cassandra Campbell
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ISBN: 9780804191098
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Princesses Behaving Badly
Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings
Written by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
Read by Cassandra Campbell


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $20.00

You think you know her story. You’ve read the Brothers Grimm, you’ve watched the Disney cartoons, you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But the lives of real princesses couldn’t be more different. Sure, many were graceful and benevolent leaders—but just as many were ruthless in their quest... Read more >
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Princesses Behaving Badly
Princesses Behaving Badly
Written by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
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ISBN: 9781594746444
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Princesses Behaving Badly
Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings
Written by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie


Format: Hardcover, 288 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $19.95

You think you know her story. You’ve read the Brothers Grimm, you’ve watched the Disney cartoons, and you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But real princesses didn't always get happy endings. Sure, plenty were graceful and benevolent leaders, but just as many were ruthless in their quest... Read more >
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Princesses Behaving Badly
Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings
Written by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $19.95

You think you know her story. You’ve read the Brothers Grimm, you’ve watched the Disney cartoons, and you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But real princesses didn't always get happy endings. Sure, plenty were graceful and benevolent leaders, but just as many were ruthless in their quest for power—and all of... Read more >
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Empress Dowager Cixi
Empress Dowager Cixi
Written by Jung Chang
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307271600
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Empress Dowager Cixi
The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
Written by Jung Chang


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $30.00

A New York Times Notable Book

Empress Dowager Cixi (1835–1908) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age.
At the age of sixteen, in a nationwide selection for royal consorts, Cixi was chosen as one of the emperor’s...

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Empress Dowager Cixi
Empress Dowager Cixi
Written by Jung Chang
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ISBN: 9780385350372
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Empress Dowager Cixi

Written by Jung Chang


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $15.99

A New York Times Notable Book

Empress Dowager Cixi (1835–1908) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age.
At the age of sixteen, in a nationwide selection for royal consorts, Cixi was chosen as one of the emperor’s...

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Empress Dowager Cixi
Empress Dowager Cixi
Written by Jung Chang, Read by Jolene Kim
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ISBN: 9780804149037
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Empress Dowager Cixi
The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
Written by Jung Chang
Read by Jolene Kim


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $25.00

A New York Times Notable Book

Empress Dowager Cixi (1835–1908) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age.
At the age of sixteen, in a nationwide selection for royal consorts, Cixi was chosen as one of the emperor’s...

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Queen Anne
Queen Anne
Written by Anne Somerset
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307962881
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Queen Anne
The Politics of Passion
Written by Anne Somerset


Format: Hardcover, 640 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $35.00

She ascended the thrones of England, Scotland and Ireland in 1702, at age thirty-seven, Britain’s last Stuart monarch, and five years later united two of her realms, England and Scotland, as a sovereign state, creating the Kingdom of Great Britain. She had a history of personal misfortune, overcoming ill health (she...

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Queen Anne
Queen Anne
Written by Anne Somerset
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ISBN: 9780307962898
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Queen Anne
The Politics of Passion
Written by Anne Somerset


Format: eBook, 656 pages
On Sale: October 15, 2013
Price: $18.99

She ascended the thrones of England, Scotland and Ireland in 1702, at age thirty-seven, Britain’s last Stuart monarch, and five years later united two of her realms, England and Scotland, as a sovereign state, creating the Kingdom of Great Britain. She had a history of personal misfortune, overcoming ill health (she...

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Frederick the Great
Frederick the Great
Written by Nancy Mitford, Introduction by Liesl Schillinger
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ISBN: 9781590176238
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Frederick the Great

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Liesl Schillinger


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Prussian king Frederick II is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against the three great European powers of France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years’ War. But in his youth, tormented by a spectacularly cruel and dyspeptic father, the future military genius was drawn to the... Read more >
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Frederick the Great

Written by Nancy Mitford
Introduction by Liesl Schillinger


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: July 23, 2013
Price: $15.95

The Prussian king Frederick II is today best remembered for successfully defending his tiny country against the three great European powers of France, Austria, and Russia during the Seven Years’ War. But in his youth, tormented by a spectacularly cruel and dyspeptic father, the future military genius was drawn to the... Read more >
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The Life of Elizabeth I
The Life of Elizabeth I
Written by Alison Weir
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ISBN: 9780307834607
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The Life of Elizabeth I

Written by Alison Weir


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: April 24, 2013
Price: $13.99

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Perhaps the most influential sovereign England has ever known, Queen Elizabeth I remained an extremely private person throughout her reign, keeping her own counsel and sharing secrets with no one--not even her closest, most trusted advisers. Now, in this brilliantly researched, fascinating new book, acclaimed biographer Alison Weir... Read more >
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Eleanor of Aquitaine
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Written by Alison Weir
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ISBN: 9780307831859
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Eleanor of Aquitaine
A Life
Written by Alison Weir


Format: eBook, 480 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2012
Price: $12.99

Renowned in her time for being the most beautiful woman in Europe, the wife of two kings and mother of three, Eleanor of Aquitaine was one of the great heroines of the Middle Ages. At a time when women were regarded as little more than chattel, Eleanor managed to defy convention... Read more >
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Elizabeth the Queen
Elizabeth the Queen
Written by Sally Bedell Smith
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ISBN: 9780812979794
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Elizabeth the Queen
The Life of a Modern Monarch
Written by Sally Bedell Smith


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2012
Price: $20.00

“An excellent, all-embracing new biography.”—The New York Times
 
From the moment of her ascension to the throne at age twenty-five, Queen Elizabeth II has been the object of unparalleled admiration and scrutiny. But through the fog of glamour and gossip, how well do we really know the world’s most famous... Read more >
The Last of the Duchess
The Last of the Duchess
Written by Caroline Blackwood, Introduction by James Fox
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ISBN: 9780345802644
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The Last of the Duchess
The Strange and Sinister Story of the Final Years of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor
Written by Caroline Blackwood
Introduction by James Fox


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $11.99

Intriguing, suspenseful, and witty, this is the story of journalist and novelist Caroline Blackwood's search for the late Duchess of Windsor. It is also a provocative exploration of the often bizarre connection between heightened celebrity and approaching death--in Blackwood's words, "the fatal effects of myth." First serial to New York Times... Read more >
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The Last of the Duchess
The Last of the Duchess
Written by Caroline Blackwood, Introduction by James Fox
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The Last of the Duchess
The Strange and Sinister Story of the Final Years of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor
Written by Caroline Blackwood
Introduction by James Fox


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2012
Price: $16.00

In 1980, Lady Caroline Blackwood was commissioned by The Sunday Times to write an article on the aging Duchess of Windsor, who was said to be convalescing in her French mansion in the Bois de Boulogne. Yet what began as a curiosity was to become for Blackwood one of the most...

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