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Isabella
Isabella
Written by Kirstin Downey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385534116
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Isabella
The Warrior Queen
Written by Kirstin Downey


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $35.00

An engrossing and revolutionary biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus's journey to the New World, established the Spanish Inquisition, and became one of the most influential female rulers in history

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Isabella
Isabella
Written by Kirstin Downey
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ISBN: 9780385534123
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Isabella
The Warrior Queen
Written by Kirstin Downey


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $15.99

An engrossing and revolutionary biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus's journey to the New World, established the Spanish Inquisition, and became one of the most influential female rulers in history

Born at a time when Christianity was dying out and the Ottoman Empire was... Read more >
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Isabella
Isabella
Written by Kirstin Downey, Read by Kimberly Farr
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ISBN: 9780553398472
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Isabella
The Warrior Queen
Written by Kirstin Downey
Read by Kimberly Farr


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 28, 2014
Price: $30.00

An engrossing and revolutionary biography of Isabella of Castile, the controversial Queen of Spain who sponsored Christopher Columbus's journey to the New World, established the Spanish Inquisition, and became one of the most influential female rulers in history

Born at a time when Christianity was dying out and the Ottoman Empire was... Read more >
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Queen Anne
Queen Anne
Written by Anne Somerset
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780804171601
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Queen Anne
The Politics of Passion
Written by Anne Somerset


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $17.95

Five years after ascending the throne in 1702, Queen Anne united England and Scotland and became the first queen of modern Great Britain. By the end of her reign, Britain had emerged as a major power; the victories won by her general, the Duke of Marlborough, had humbled France and laid...

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Elizabeth of York
Elizabeth of York
Written by Alison Weir
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ISBN: 9780345521378
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Elizabeth of York
A Tudor Queen and Her World
Written by Alison Weir


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
On Sale: September 23, 2014
Price: $18.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

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... Read more >
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Empress Dowager Cixi
Empress Dowager Cixi
Written by Jung Chang
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307456700
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Empress Dowager Cixi
The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
Written by Jung Chang


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: September 9, 2014
Price: $17.95

A New York Times Notable Book

In 1852, at age sixteen, Cixi was chosen as one of Emperor Xianfeng’s numerous concubines. When he died in 1861, their five-year-old son succeeded to the throne. Cixi at once launched a coup against her son’s regents and placed herself as the true source of...

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The Heir Apparent
The Heir Apparent
Written by Jane Ridley
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ISBN: 9780812972634
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The Heir Apparent
A Life of Edward VII, the Playboy Prince
Written by Jane Ridley


Format: Trade Paperback, 768 pages
On Sale: August 12, 2014
Price: $20.00

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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Secret Lives of the Tsars
Secret Lives of the Tsars
Written by Michael Farquhar, Read by Enn Reitel
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
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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ISBN: 9780812979053
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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
 
Scandal! Intrigue! Cossacks! Here the world’s most engaging... Read more >
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Mary Queen of Scots
Mary Queen of Scots
Written by Antonia Fraser
Format: eBook
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.

Instead, Mary Stuart became the victim of her own impulsive... Read more >
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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
Price: $12.95

When Edward VII’s funeral cortege passed through central London in 1910, the thousands that took to the streets little realised that many of the crown heads of Europe who followed the coffin were shortly to face revolution and exile. But the British royal family has shown an instinct for survival that... Read more >
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

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

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
Format: eBook
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: $13.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more.

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... Read more >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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 >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.
The Heir Apparent
The Heir Apparent
Written by Jane Ridley
Format: eBook
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: $15.99

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 >
Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
Princesses Behaving Badly
Princesses Behaving Badly
Written by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie, Read by Cassandra Campbell
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
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
Format: Hardcover
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: $13.99

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
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804149037
Our Price: $25.00

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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
Format: eBook
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: $13.99

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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