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Royal Weddings

Written by Emily Brand
Illustrated by Johnny Shumate, Donato Spedaliere and Mariusz Kozik


Format: eBook, 56 pages
On Sale: May 24, 2011
Price: $7.95

Since the Normal Conquest, the journey of the oldest and most revered of British institutions, the monarchy, has been touched by turmoil, intrigue, sacrifice, and romance.
 
Royal Weddings traces the evolution of matrimonial majesty from the politically charged, relatively austere, private affairs which dominate much of English history, to the grandiose extravaganza...

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Royal Weddings
Royal Weddings
Written by Emily Brand
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ISBN: 9780747810933
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Royal Weddings

Written by Emily Brand


Format: Trade Paperback, 56 pages
On Sale: March 22, 2011
Price: $9.95

Since the Normal Conquest, the journey of the oldest and most revered of British institutions, the monarchy, has been touched by turmoil, intrigue, sacrifice, and romance.
 
Royal Weddings traces the evolution of matrimonial majesty from the politically charged, relatively austere, private affairs which dominate much of English history, to the grandiose extravaganza...

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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Written by Miranda Carter
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400079124
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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I
Written by Miranda Carter


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $20.00

In the years before the First World War, the great European powers were ruled by three first cousins: King George V of Britain, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Together, they presided over the last years of dynastic Europe and the outbreak of the most destructive...

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The Lady in the Tower
The Lady in the Tower
Written by Alison Weir
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ISBN: 9780345453228
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The Lady in the Tower
The Fall of Anne Boleyn
Written by Alison Weir


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
On Sale: December 21, 2010
Price: $17.00

Drawing on myriad sources from the Tudor era, bestselling author Alison Weir provides the first book ever to examine, in unprecedented depth, the gripping story of Anne Boleyn’s final days. The Lady in the Tower explores the motives and intrigues of those who helped to seal the queen’s fate, unraveling the... Read more >
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Mary Stuart

Written by Stefan Zweig
Translated by Cedar Paul and Eden Paul


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $9.99

Mary Stuart Queen of Scots, Queen of France and a claimant to the throne of England, was condemned for treason and executed at the age of forty-four. A potential threat to the stability of the English Crown, she was held captive for twenty years by her cousin Elizabeth I, Queen of... Read more >
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The Queen Mother
The Queen Mother
Written by William Shawcross
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400078349
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The Queen Mother
The Official Biography
Written by William Shawcross


Format: Trade Paperback, 1168 pages
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $22.50

The official and definitive biography of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother: consort of King George VI, mother of Queen Elizabeth II, grandmother of Prince Charles, and the most beloved British monarch of the twentieth century.
 
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon—the ninth of the Earl of Strathmore’s ten children—was born on August 4, 1900...

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Mary Tudor
Mary Tudor
Written by Anna Whitelock
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400066094
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Mary Tudor
Princess, Bastard, Queen
Written by Anna Whitelock


Format: Hardcover, 432 pages
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $28.00

She was the first woman to inherit the throne of England, a key player in one of Britain’s stormiest eras, and a leader whose unwavering faith and swift retribution earned her the nickname “Bloody Mary.” Now, in this impassioned and absorbing debut, historian Anna Whitelock offers a modern perspective on Mary... Read more >
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Mary Tudor
Mary Tudor
Written by Anna Whitelock
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679603986
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Mary Tudor
Princess, Bastard, Queen
Written by Anna Whitelock


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 7, 2010
Price: $16.99

She was the first woman to inherit the throne of England, a key player in one of Britain’s stormiest eras, and a leader whose unwavering faith and swift retribution earned her the nickname “Bloody Mary.” Now, in this impassioned and absorbing debut, historian Anna Whitelock offers a modern perspective on Mary... Read more >
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Becoming Queen Victoria
Becoming Queen Victoria
Written by Kate Williams
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345521934
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Becoming Queen Victoria
The Tragic Death of Princess Charlotte and the Unexpected Rise of Britain's Greatest Monarch
Written by Kate Williams


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $17.99

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In her lauded biography England’s Mistress, Kate Williams painted a vivid and intimate portrait of Emma Hamilton, the lover of English national hero Lord Horatio Nelson. Now, with the same keen insight and gift for telling detail, Williams provides a gripping account of Queen Victoria’s rise to the... Read more >
George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Written by Miranda Carter, Read by Rosalyn Landor
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307714480
Our Price: $30.00

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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I
Written by Miranda Carter
Read by Rosalyn Landor


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $30.00

In the years before the First World War, the great European powers were ruled by three first cousins: King George V of Britain, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Together, they presided over the last years of dynastic Europe and the outbreak of the most destructive... Read more >
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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Written by Miranda Carter
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307593023
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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I
Written by Miranda Carter


Format: eBook, 528 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $14.99

In the years before the First World War, the great European powers were ruled by three first cousins: King George V of Britain, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany, and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Together, they presided over the last years of dynastic Europe and the outbreak of the most destructive...

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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Written by Miranda Carter
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781400043637
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George, Nicholas and Wilhelm
Three Royal Cousins and the Road to World War I
Written by Miranda Carter


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $37.50

In the years before the First World War, the great European powers were ruled by three first cousins: King George V of Britain, Kaiser Wilhelm II of Germany and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. Together, they presided over the last years of dynastic Europe and the outbreak of the most destructive... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.
Pauline Bonaparte: Venus of Empire
Pauline Bonaparte: Venus of Empire
Written by Flora Fraser
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307277930
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Pauline Bonaparte: Venus of Empire

Written by Flora Fraser


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $16.95

From acclaimed biographer Flora Fraser, the brilliant life of Napoleon's favorite sister, with color photos, paintings, and illustrations.
 
Considered by many in Europe to be the most beautiful woman at the turn of the nineteenth century, Pauline Bonaparte Borghese shocked the continent with the boldness of her love affairs, her opulent... Read more >
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The Lady in the Tower
The Lady in the Tower
Written by Alison Weir
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345519788
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The Lady in the Tower
The Fall of Anne Boleyn
Written by Alison Weir


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $13.99

BONUS: This edition contains a The Lady in the Tower discussion guide and an excerpt from Alison Weir's Mary Boleyn.

Nearly five hundred years after her violent death, Anne Boleyn, second wife to Henry VIII, remains one of the world's most fascinating, controversial, and tragic heroines. Now acclaimed historian and bestselling author Alison... Read more >
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Mistress of the Monarchy
Mistress of the Monarchy
Written by Alison Weir
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345453242
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Mistress of the Monarchy
The Life of Katherine Swynford, Duchess of Lancaster
Written by Alison Weir


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $17.00

Acclaimed author Alison Weir brings to life the extraordinary tale of Katherine Swynford, a royal mistress who became one of the most crucial figures in the history of Great Britain. Born in the mid-fourteenth century, Katherine de Roët was only twelve when she married Hugh Swynford, an impoverished knight. But her... Read more >
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The Queen Mother
The Queen Mother
Written by William Shawcross, Read by William Shawcross
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307576583
Our Price: $17.50

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The Queen Mother
The Official Biography
Written by William Shawcross
Read by William Shawcross


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $17.50

The official and definitive biography of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother: consort of King George VI, mother of Queen Elizabeth II, grandmother of Prince Charles—and the most beloved British monarch of the twentieth century.

Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon—the ninth of the Earl of Strathmore’s ten children—was born on August 4, 1900, and... Read more >
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The Queen Mother
The Queen Mother
Written by William Shawcross
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307273314
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The Queen Mother

Written by William Shawcross


Format: eBook, 1120 pages
On Sale: October 27, 2009
Price: $17.99

The official and definitive biography of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother: consort of King George VI, mother of Queen Elizabeth II, grandmother of Prince Charles, and the most beloved British monarch of the twentieth century.
 
Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon—the ninth of the Earl of Strathmore’s ten children—was born on August 4, 1900...

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The Unruly Queen
The Unruly Queen
Written by Flora Fraser
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307456366
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The Unruly Queen
The Life of Queen Caroline
Written by Flora Fraser


Format: Trade Paperback, 560 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $16.95

When the Prince Regent (who would later become King George IV) separated privately from Princess Caroline in 1796, they had been together for less than a year. Their disastrous marriage, ridiculed by the satirists of the day, led to profound political consequences and the eventual trial of Queen Caroline for adultery... Read more >
Doomed Queens
Doomed Queens
Written by Kris Waldherr
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767928991
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Doomed Queens
Royal Women Who Met Bad Ends, From Cleopatra to Princess Di
Written by Kris Waldherr


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2008
Price: $16.00

Illicit love, madness, betrayal--it isn’t always good to be the queen

Marie Antoinette, Anne Boleyn, and Mary, Queen of Scots. What did they have in common? For a while they were crowned in gold, cosseted in silk, and flattered by courtiers. But in the end, they spent long nights in dark prison...

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Doomed Queens
Doomed Queens
Written by Kris Waldherr
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767931038
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Doomed Queens
Royal Women Who Met Bad Ends, From Cleopatra to Princess Di
Written by Kris Waldherr


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: October 28, 2008
Price: $11.99

Illicit love, madness, betrayal--it isn’t always good to be the queen

Marie Antoinette, Anne Boleyn, and Mary, Queen of Scots. What did they have in common? For a while they were crowned in gold, cosseted in silk, and flattered by courtiers. But in the end, they spent long nights in dark prison... Read more >
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The Duchess
The Duchess
Written by Amanda Foreman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588368393
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The Duchess

Written by Amanda Foreman


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 8, 2008
Price: $11.99

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

Now a major motion picture starring Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes


Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, and was nearly as famous in her day. In 1774 Georgiana achieved immediate celebrity by marrying William Cavendish, fifth duke of Devonshire, one of England’s... Read more >
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The Duchess
The Duchess
Written by Amanda Foreman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812979695
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The Duchess

Written by Amanda Foreman


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: August 19, 2008
Price: $15.95

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK

Now a major motion picture starring Keira Knightley and Ralph Fiennes


Lady Georgiana Spencer was the great-great-great-great-aunt of Diana, Princess of Wales, and was nearly as famous in her day. In 1774 Georgiana achieved immediate celebrity by marrying William Cavendish, fifth duke of Devonshire, one of England’s... Read more >
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Privilege and Scandal
Privilege and Scandal
Written by Janet Gleeson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307381989
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Privilege and Scandal
The Remarkable Life of Harriet Spencer, Sister of Georgiana
Written by Janet Gleeson


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: June 24, 2008
Price: $14.95

A revealing portrait of one of the most glamorous, influential, and notorious members of the Spencer family

Intelligent, attractive, and born into wealth, Harriet Spencer, ancestor of Princess Diana, married Frederick, Viscount Duncannon, at the age of nineteen. But it was her affair with Lord Granville Leveson Gower that resulted in... Read more >
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The Diana Chronicles
The Diana Chronicles
Written by Tina Brown
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767923095
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The Diana Chronicles

Written by Tina Brown


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2008
Price: $15.95

Ten years after her death, Princess Diana remains a mystery. Was she “the people’s princess,” who electrified the world with her beauty and humanitarian missions? Or was she a manipulative, media-savvy neurotic who nearly brought down the monarchy? Only Tina Brown, former editor-in-chief of Tatler, England’s glossiest gossip magazine; Vanity Fair... Read more >
Marie Therese, Child of Terror
Marie Therese, Child of Terror
Written by Susan Nagel, Read by Rosalyn Landor
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415945186
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Marie Therese, Child of Terror
The Fate of Marie Antoinette's Daughter
Written by Susan Nagel
Read by Rosalyn Landor


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 4, 2008
Price: $27.50

In December 1795, on the midnight stroke of her seventeenth birthday, Marie-Thérèse, the only surviving child of Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI, fled Paris’s notorious Temple Prison. Kept in solitary confinement after her parents’ brutal execution during the Terror, she had been unaware of the fate of her family, save the... Read more >
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