Royal bestsellers: September & October 2013


Over the past two months, World of Royalty visitors have, as usual, enjoyed reading about modern British royalty and European royal history. A tell-all book about today's modern Danish royal family also made it onto the bestseller list.


The Assassination of the Archduke: Sarajevo 1914 and the Romance That Changed the World by Greg King and Sue Woolmans. When Austrian heir Archduke Franz Ferdinand married against the wishes of the emperor, he and his wife were shunned, yet they remained devoted to each other.


Princess Margaret by Theo Aronson. Biography of Queen Elizabeth II's beautiful, maverick sister.


Anne: The Private Princess Revealed by Brian Hoey. The life of Queen Elizabeth II's daughter, written with the co-operation of her personal friends and the bodyguard who was shot during her attempted kidnapping.


1808: The Flight of the Emperor by Laurentino Gomes. When Napoleon's forces invaded Portugal, Prince Regent João fled to Brazil with his entire family and most of the nobility. There he constructed roads, founded schools, created factories, and raised Brazil to kingdom status.

and (tied)

Kate: The Future Queen by Katie Nicholl. Covers the Duchess of Cambridge's early life, her relationship with Prince William, her initiation into royal life, and her first pregnancy.


1015 Copenhagen K: Mary's Dysfunctional In-Laws by Trine Villemann. Controversial book on Denmark's Crown Princess Mary and her royal in-laws. (Only available through as a Kindle e-book.)

This list has been compiled based on sales made through the website and the Royal News Blog (which you're reading right now).

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