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Ma'am Darling 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown Ma'am Darling 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret

From our funniest writer, a portrait of our most talked-about royal
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

The End of the House of Hohenzollern by John van der Kiste The End of the House of Hohenzollern

By the autumn of 1918 Germany was on the verge of starvation-the result of four years of war and blockade. Sailors led a revolt in Wilhelmshaven on 29 October 1918, followed by the Kiel mutiny in the first days of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Victoria and Albert - A Royal Love Affair Official Companion to the ITV Series by Victoria and Albert - A Royal Love Affair Official Companion to the ITV Series

The second tie-in to ITV drama Victoria unveils the complex, passionate relationship of Victoria and Albert.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Richard III Brother, Protector, King by Chris Skidmore Richard III Brother, Protector, King

A study in power - the first full biography of Richard III in over fifty years by 'one of our brightest young historians' (David Starkey)
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Prince Philip A Lifetime of Wit and Wisdom by Phil Dampier Prince Philip A Lifetime of Wit and Wisdom

On 4th May 2017, just over a month before his 96th birthday, Buckingham Palace announced that Prince Philip was to retire from royal duties in August. The news made headlines around the world and the outpouring of affection for the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 14/09/2017

Call Me Diana The Princess of Wales on Herself by Nigel Cawthorne Call Me Diana The Princess of Wales on Herself

Throughout her life, until her untimely death in 1997, Diana frequently gave interviews and shared her thoughts with many people. In this fresh portrait over almost 20 years, Nigel Cawthorne gathers her most salient words - some known, some forgotten....
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

The Murder of Princess Diana by Noel Botham The Murder of Princess Diana

A whole nation stood paralysed at the news of Princess Diana's tragic death after a car crash in Paris in August 1997. However heartbroken about the accident that took the life of the People's Princess, many people were sceptical about...
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/08/2017

Diana by Sarah Bradford Diana

*20th anniversary edition featuring a new afterword*Glamour. Duty. Tragedy: The Woman Behind the Princess. Sarah Bradford delivers an authoritative and explosive study of the greatest icon of the twentieth century: Diana.After more than a decade interviewing those closest to the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/08/2017

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So Great a Prince by Lauren Johnson So Great a Prince


Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

The Wicked Wit of Prince Philip by Karen Dolby The Wicked Wit of Prince Philip

This joyous and timely book celebrates Prince Philip's supremely wicked wit - from his notorious one-liners to less newsworthy witticisms and wry humour.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017

The Queen's Marriage by Lady Colin Campbell The Queen's Marriage

The inside story of The Queen's Marriage from renowned royal author Lady Colin Campbell contains previously undisclosed revelations.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2017

My Husband and I The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage by Ingrid Seward My Husband and I The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage

A revealing insight into the marriage of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, published to mark their 70th wedding anniversary
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Dinner At Buckingham Palace by Charles Oliver Dinner At Buckingham Palace

Have you ever wondered what Queen Victoria ate for breakfast? Or pondered over George V's preferences for pudding?
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Prince Charles `The Misunderstood Prince' by Sally Bedell Smith Prince Charles `The Misunderstood Prince'

Prince Charles: The passions and paradoxes of an impossible life is the first major biography of Prince Charles in more than two decades, with new insights into his family and his two marriages, from the bestselling author of Elizabeth the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Elizabeth's Rival The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester by Nicola Tallis Elizabeth's Rival The Tumultuous Tale of Lettice Knollys, Countess of Leicester

The first biography of Lettice Knollys, one of the most prominent women of the Elizabethan era, also examines the relationship between Elizabeth and Lettice's husband, Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, within the context of his third marriage.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

My Husband and I The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage by Ingrid Seward My Husband and I The Inside Story of 70 Years of the Royal Marriage

A revealing insight into the marriage of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, published to mark their 70th wedding anniversary
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Princess Margaret by Christopher Warwick Princess Margaret

One of the most controversial royal figures of the twentieth century, Princess Margaret was admired as well as vilified for most of her adult life.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/11/2017

Neslishah The Last Ottoman Princess by Murat Bardakc? Neslishah The Last Ottoman Princess

Twice a princess, twice exiled, Neslishah Sultan had an eventful life. When she was born in Istanbul in 1921, cannons were fired in the four corners of the Ottoman Empire, commemorative coins were issued in her name, and her birth...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/11/2017

Dark History of the Tudors Murder, adultery, incest, witchcraft, wars, religious persecution, piracy by Judith John Dark History of the Tudors Murder, adultery, incest, witchcraft, wars, religious persecution, piracy


Format: Hardback - Released: 14/11/2017

The Queen The Life and Times of Elizabeth II by Catherine Ryan The Queen The Life and Times of Elizabeth II


Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Other books in this genre

The Grimaldis of Monaco Centuries of Scandal, Years of Grace by Anne Edwards The Grimaldis of Monaco Centuries of Scandal, Years of Grace

The Grimaldis of Monaco tells the remarkable history of the world's oldest reigning dynasty. Against all odds, they have proved themselves masterful survivors, still in possession of their lands and titles despite the upheavals of the French Revolution and the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/08/2017

The Lost Kings Lancaster, York and Tudor by Amy Licence The Lost Kings Lancaster, York and Tudor

The majority of these young men died in their teens, on the brink of manhood. They represent the lost paths of history, the fascinating what-ifs of the houses of York and Tudor.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

The Prisoner King Charles I in Captivity by John Matusiak The Prisoner King Charles I in Captivity

An intimate and evocative account of an absolute ruler's relentless descent into impotence, isolation and ultimate submission to the unthinkable.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Shadows of a Princess by Patrick D. Jephson Shadows of a Princess

Reissued for the twentieth anniversary of Diana's death, this sensational bestseller is an explosive account of her life, from the man who was by her side throughout its most turbulent period.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/07/2017

The Black Prince by Michael Jones The Black Prince

A major new biography of the Black Prince: hero of the battles of Crecy and Poitiers and England's greatest medieval warrior.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Four Princes Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions that Forged Modern Europe by John Julius Norwich Four Princes Henry VIII, Francis I, Charles V, Suleiman the Magnificent and the Obsessions that Forged Modern Europe

The colourful story of the four very different men who created our modern world: Henry VIII, Francis I of France, Charles V of Spain and Suleiman the Magnificent: popular history at its best from John Julius Norwich
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/07/2017

Harry and Meghan The Love Story by Emily Herbert Harry and Meghan The Love Story

The definitive account of the love affair that has captured the nation - Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

The Duchess The Untold Story - the Explosive Biography, as Seen in the Daily Mail by Penny Junor The Duchess The Untold Story - the Explosive Biography, as Seen in the Daily Mail

THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER `The last untold account of the biggest crisis to hit the royals since the abdication ... Explosive biography by Britain's top royal author ... A gripping story of human frailty, love, loss, sadness, and tragedy'...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/06/2017

Long Live the King The Mysterious Fate of Edward II by Kathryn Warner Long Live the King The Mysterious Fate of Edward II

In Long Live the King, medieval historian Kathryn Warner explores in detail Edward's downfall and forced abdication in 1326/27, the role played in it by his wife Isabella of France, the wide variation in chronicle accounts of his murder at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

The Duchess The Untold Story - the Explosive Biography, as Seen in the Daily Mail by Penny Junor The Duchess The Untold Story - the Explosive Biography, as Seen in the Daily Mail

THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER `The last untold account of the biggest crisis to hit the royals since the abdication ... Explosive biography by Britain's top royal author ... A gripping story of human frailty, love, loss, sadness, and tragedy'...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/06/2017

Army of James II, 1685-1688 The Birth of the British Army by Stephen Ede-Borrett Army of James II, 1685-1688 The Birth of the British Army

Between James' accession in February 1685 and flight in December 1688 the British Armies increased four fold (the English, Scots and Irish Armies were still separate institutions and were to remain so until the early 18th Century, in the case...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/06/2017

Diana Closely Guarded Secret by Ken Wharfe Diana Closely Guarded Secret

New edition of the audio book version of the sensational Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller, written and read by Princess Diana's personal protection officer. Includes booklet.
Format: CD-Audio - Released: 26/06/2017

Prince Harry: The Inside Story by Duncan Larcombe Prince Harry: The Inside Story

Prince Henry of Wales has emerged as the unexpected jewel in the crown of the modern British monarchy. Despite his unruly antics, for which he's made headlines all over the world, Harry's popularity rivals that of the Queen herself. Heartthrob...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

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