Royal bestsellers: January & February 2010

The best-selling royalty books of the first two months of 2010, based on sales made through the site and its companion blogs:


Notorious Royal Marriages: A Juicy Journey Through Nine Centuries of Dynasty, Destiny, and Desire by Leslie Carroll. A "funny, raucous, and delightfully dirty" 900-year history of European royal marriages.


The Lady in the Tower: The Fall of Anne Boleyn by Alison Weir. Examines in detail the motives and intrigues of those who helped to seal the fate of King Henry VIII's second wife.


The Impossible Bourbons: Europe's Most Ambitious Dynasty by Oliver Thomson. About the family that won the the crowns of France, Spain, Naples and Sicily.


We Two: Victoria and Albert – Rulers, Partners, Rivals by Gillian Gill. An account of Queen Victoria's passionate, complicated marriage.


Secrets of the Tudor Court: Between Two Queens by Kate Emerson. Fiction. Flirtatious, ambitious Nan Bassett tries to reassure Henry VIII of her family's loyalty. But Nan has a secret that could put her life in jeopardy.

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