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King Bhumibol Adulyadej: A Life's Work

by Nicholas Grossman & Dominic Faulder

King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand is the world’s longest reigning monarch. Indeed, his 65-year reign is one of the longest in world history, an achievement few would have predicted when the Thai king acceded...


Elizabeth and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens

by Jane Dunn

The political and religious conflicts between Queen Elizabeth I and the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots, have for centuries captured our imagination and inspired memorable dramas played out on stage, screen, and...


Philip of Spain

by Henry Kamen

Philip II of Spain—ruler of the most extensive empire the world had ever known—has been viewed in a harsh and negative light since his death in 1598. Identified with repression, bigotry, and fanaticism by...


Royal Tours 1786-2010: Home to Canada

by Arthur Bousfield & Garry Toffoli

Royal Tours explores the visitations of 11 royals who were or would be monarchs, viceroys, and commanders in-chief of Canada. This full-colour volume is a captivating look at how these tours shaped Canada and...


Road to Ekaterinburg: Nicholas and Alexandra's Daughters 1913-1918

by ECS Banks

This is a story that has long needed to be told - an account of the tragic lives of the last crowned Tsar of Russia's four daughters: the Grand Duchesses Olga, Tatiana, Marie and Anastasia. Set in the years...


The Letters of Marie Antoinette, Fersen and Barnave

by , O. Heidenstam

Contents Include: Fersen at Versailles and in America Fersen as Colonel of "Le Royal Suedois" The Flight to Varennes, Relations with Barnave The Queen's Intervention with the Emperor and the Emigrant Princes...


Fifty Years the Queen: A Tribute to Elizabeth II on Her Golden Jubilee

by Arthur Bousfield & Garry Toffoli

This tribute examines the life of this outstanding personality and monarch, with emphasis on her Canadian experiences.


Queen and Consort: Elizabeth and Philip: 60 Years of Marriage

by Lynne Bell, Arthur Bousfield & Garry Toffoli

In 2007, Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip celebrate their sixtieth wedding anniversary. This love story examines their outstandingly successful marriage.


Diana

by Martyn Gregory

Was Diana murdered? Was the British Royal family involved? Was she pregnant and engaged to Dodi? Did the paparazzi or 'a blinding white flash' cause the crash? Was driver Henri Paul really drunk or were his...


Elizabeth

by Claire Gervat

Elizabeth Chudleigh was one of the eighteenth century's most colourful characters. Born into impoverished gentility, her beauty, wit and vitality soon earned her a place at the centre of court life. When she...


The Making of a Royal Romance

by Katie Nicholl

Katie Nicholl, Royal Correspondent for the Mail on Sunday, has been at the centre of royal reporting since she joined the newspaper in 2001. There is no one who is more intimately acquainted with the lives and...


The Cradle King

by Alan Stewart

As the son of Mary Queen of Scots, born into her 'bloody nest', James had the most precarious of childhoods. Even before his birth, his life was threatened: it was rumoured that his father, Henry, had tried...


Philip Sidney

by Alan Stewart

Courtier, poet, soldier, diplomat - Philip Sidney was one of the most promising young men of his age. Son of Elizabeth I's deputy in Ireland, nephew and heir to her favourite, Leicester, he was tipped for high...


Eleanor of Aquitaine: A Life

by Alison Weir

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...


Heretic Queen

by Susan Ronald

Acclaimed biographer Susan Ronald delivers a stunning account of Elizabeth I that focuses on her role in the Wars on Religion—the battle between Protestantism and Catholicisim that tore apart Europe in the...


In Triumph's Wake

by Julia P. Gelardi

The powerful and moving story of three royal mothers whose quest for power led to the downfall of their daughters.

Queen Isabella of Castile, Empress Maria Theresa of Austria, and Queen Victoria of England were...


1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII

by Suzannah Lipscomb

Henry VIII is known stereotypically as a corpulent, covetous, and cunning king whose appetite for worldly goods met few parallels, whose wives met infamously premature ends, and whose religion was largely political...


The Myth of "Bloody Mary"

by Linda Porter

In this groundbreaking new biography of "Bloody Mary," Linda Porter brings to life a queen best remembered for burning hundreds of Protestant heretics at the stake, but whose passion, will, and sophistication...


The Queen Mother

by Colin Campbell & Lady Colin Campbell

Packed with stunning revelations, this is the inside story of The Queen Mother from the New York Times bestselling author who first revealed the truth about Princess Diana

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother has...


A Magnificent Obsession

by Helen Rappaport

As she did in her critically acclaimed The Last Days of the Romanovs, Helen Rappaport brings a compelling documentary feel to the story of this royal marriage and of the queen's obsessive love for her husband...