Royal bestsellers: March & April 2014


During the past two months, World of Royalty visitors have been reading about modern Iraq's first king, British and European royalty, and princesses whose real-life stories did not have fairy tale endings.


Faisal I of Iraq by Ali A. Allawi. Born in 1883, King Faisal I of Iraq was a central player in the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire and the establishment of new Arab states.


Alfred: Queen Victoria's Second Son by John Van der Kiste. Biography. A patron of the arts and amateur violinist, Prince Alfred joined the Royal Navy and became Admiral of the Fleet.

and (tied)

Royal Marriage Secrets by John Ashdown-Hill. Were the Princes in the Tower illegitimate? Was Queen Victoria "Mrs. Brown"? This book exposes the hidden skeletons of England's most famous rulers.


The Coburgs of Europe by Arturo E. Beéche. A royal biography of the Saxe-Coburg & Gotha dynasty and all its branches. Includes more than 500 photos.


Princesses Behaving Badly by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie. Mini-biographies of dozens of ruthless princesses, including Stephanie von Hohenlohe, Olga of Kiev, and Rani Lakshmibai.

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

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