Royal bestsellers: May & June 2008

The best-selling royalty books of the past two months, based on sales made through the website:


The Red Prince: The Secret Lives of a Habsburg Archduke by Timothy Snyder. Biography of Wilhelm Von Habsburg, who repudiated his family to fight alongside Ukrainian peasants in hopes that he would become their king.


Three Kings in Baghdad: The Tragedy of Iraq's Monarchy by Gerald de Gaury. The first king of Iraq, Faisal I, was installed by the British in 1921. The monarchy came to a bloody end in 1958 when royal family members were gunned down.


Royal Affairs by Leslie Carroll. A romp through the extramarital adventures that rocked the British monarchy.


Murder of a Medici Princess by Caroline P. Murphy. Biography of Isabella de' Medici (1542-1576), daughter of Duke Cosimo I, ruler of Florence and Tuscany.


A Year with the Queen by Robert Hardman. What is life like at Buckingham Palace? This book provides an inside look at the world of the British monarch and her family.

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