Sneak peek: May 2009 royalty books

Here's a look at some of the royalty books scheduled to be published in May. (As always, publication dates are subject to change.)

We Two – Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals by Gillian Gill. Account of a passionate, complicated royal marriage.

William & Kate: Celebrating a Royal Romance by Robin Nunn. More than 200 photos of Britain's Prince William and his girlfriend Kate Middleton.

Defenders of the Faith by James Reston Jr. Holy Roman Emperor Charles V, Ottoman sultan Suleyman the Magnificent, and the battle for Europe, 1520-1536.

In the Valley of the Kings by Daniel Meyerson. Howard Carter and the mystery of King Tutankhamun's tomb.

The Woman Who Would Be Pharaoh by William Klein. Novel about Ankhesenamun, widow of the murdered pharaoh Tutankhamun.

The Last Prince of the Mexican Empire by C. M. Mayo. Historical novel about the short, tragic reign of Emperor Maximilian.

The Course of Honour by Lindsey Davis. Future Roman emperor Vespasian falls in love with a slave in the household of the imperial family.

For the full list of new royalty books, visit the World of Royalty Royal Books page.

All of the books mentioned above appeal to me, but if I could only read one, it might be "The Course of Honour" because I like ancient history and historical fiction. Which book would you choose?


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