Book Reviews

Book News September 2020

Forbidden Wife: The Life and Trials of Lady Augusta Murray  Hardcover – 1 September 2020 (US) & 3 February 2020 (UK) On the night of 4 April 1793, two lovers were preparing to compel a cleric to perform a secret ceremony. The wedding of the sixth son of King George III to the daughter of [read more]

Book Reviews

Book News February 2020

The American Duchess Paperback – 19 March 2020 (US) & 6 February 2020 (UK) Life has always been made difficult for those marrying into England’s royal family. In 1936, just months into his reign, King Edward VIII proposed to Wallis Simpson, a divorced American woman. Gossip ran wild, and that cacophony of speculation and distrust both [read more]