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Book News June 2023

*contains affiliate links* Rasputin’s Killer and his Romanov Princess  Hardcover – 15 March 2023 (UK) & 23 June 2023 (US) When the Tsar’s eighteen-year-old niece Princess Irina Romanov announced her marriage to Prince Felix Youssoupov, heir to the richest fortune in Russia, the Imperial family were shocked. Prince Felix and his wife Princess Irina had [read more]

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Book News March 2023

*contains affiliate links* Charlene: In Search of a Princess  Paperback – 5 January 2023 (UK) & 14 March 2023 (US) Journalist Arlene Prinsloo sifts fact from fiction in this revealing unauthorised biography of Her Serene Highness Princess Charlene. Prinsloo traces her life from humble beginnings in Zimbabwe, Johannesburg and Durban to the Olympic Games, her [read more]

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Book News March 2021

*contains affiliate links* Katherine Parr: Opportunist, Queen, Reformer: A Theological Perspective  Hardcover –15 March 2021 (US) & 15 December 2020 (UK) Unlike other biographies, which have focused on the court politics of the Tudor era, the romantic desires of Henry VIII that drove his serial marriages, and the military and economic challenges to England at [read more]

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Book News December 2020

*contains affiliate links* Hermine: an Empress in Exile: The untold story of the Kaiser’s second wife Paperback – 1 January 2021 (US) & 11 December 2020 (UK) Hermine Reuss of Greiz is perhaps better known as the second wife of the Kaiser (Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany) whom she married shortly after the death of [read more]