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  • 100 Most Influential People of All Timesby MobileReference 2007; US$ 9.99

    Learn more about 100 Most Influential People of all times - from Buddha and Hammurabi to Thomas Edison and Brothers Wright. Their lifes, views, and careers illustrated with drawings, photographs, and maps. Fully illustrated with drawings, photographs, and maps. Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Written in clear and... more...

  • Love and Louis XIVby Antonia Fraser

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 18.95

    Louis XIV, the highly-feted ?Sun King?, was renowned for his political and cultural influence and for raising France to a new level of prominence in seventeenth-century Europe. And yet, as Antonia Fraser keenly describes, he was equally legendary in the domestic sphere. Indeed, a panoply of women?his mother, Anne; mistresses such as Louise de... more...

  • The Queen Motherby William Shawcross

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 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, and,... more...

  • The Way We Wereby Paul Burrell

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.21

    Paul Burrell served Diana, Princess of Wales, as her faithful butler from 1987 until her death in 1997. He was much more than an employee: he was her right-hand man, confidant, and friend whom Diana herself described as "the only man she ever trusted." Featuring previously unseen interior photographs and remarkably intimate details, The Way We Were... more...

  • Elizabethby Claire Gervat

    Random House 2011; US$ 11.27

    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 married the Duke of Kingston in 1769 she had reached the highest rung of the social ladder. But Elizabeth was carrying a dark secret. In 1744... more...

  • A Great and Terrible Kingby Marc Morris

    Random House 2010; US$ 14.09

    This is the first major biography for a generation of a truly formidable king. Edward I is familiar to millions as 'Longshanks', conqueror of Scotland and nemesis of Sir William Wallace ('Braveheart'). Edward was born to rule England, but believed that it was his right to rule all of Britain. His reign was one of the most dramatic of the entire Middle... more...

  • Prince William and Kate Middletonby Chris Peacock

    Andrews UK 2011; US$ 2.99

    This excellent quick-read biography of the life so far of Prince William and Kate Middleton is a fascinating read, and will make an wonderful addition to the library of any fan of the British Royal Family. Tracking William's life from birth, through school, the death of his mother Princess Diana, university, his career in the forces, his engagement... more...

  • Desert Royalby Jean Sasson

    Transworld 2011; US$ 11.27

    In Princess , readers were shocked by Sultana's revelations about life in Saudi Arabia's royal family. Royal women live as virtual prisoners, surrounded by unimaginable wealth and luxury, privileged beyond belief, and yet subject to every whim of their husbands, fathers, and even their sons. Daughters of Arabia featured Sultana's teenage daughters,... more...

  • The Queenby Robert Lacey

    HarperCollins 2012; US$ 11.99

    the Queen Elizabeth II was not born to be queen. She came into the world on April 21, 1926, the equivalent of the modern Princess Beatrice, first-born daughter of the Duke of York, destined to flutter on the royal fringe. So while Lilibet was brought up with almost religious respect for the crown, there seemed no chance of her inheriting it. Her... more...

  • The Book of Royal Useless Informationby Noel Botham; Bruce Montague

    John Blake Publishing 2012; US$ 11.99

    Continuing the sensational success of the Useless Information Series, the Official Useless Information Society brings you another essential compendium of everything you never needed but always wanted to know. A celebration of the Queens Diamond Jubilee this amazing volume contains all things royal such as: The popular misconception that the royal family... more...