Royal bestsellers: November & December 2014

In the final two months of 2014, World of Royalty visitors were snapping up books about the Bonaparte family, Danish royalty, and — as always — both the modern British royal family and British royal history.


A Family of Kings by Theo Aronson. The story of the crowned children and grandchildren of Christian IX and Queen Louise of Denmark, focusing on the half-century before the First World War.


A Royal Experiment by Janice Hadlow. Britain's George III and his wife, Queen Charlotte, raised their 13 children in a climate of love, but the king's disapproval alienated his sons, and his determination to protect his daughters left them resentful.

and (tied)

On Duty With the Queen by Dickie Arbiter. The author tells about his time as a Buckingham Palace press officer, from escorting Prince Charles on trips across the globe to becoming one of Princess Diana's confidantes.

and (tied)

Wondrous Beauty by Carol Berkin. A biography of Betsy Bonaparte, the American woman who infuriated Napoleon by marrying his brother Jerome.


Ambition and Desire by Kate Williams. The rags-to-riches life story of Josephine Bonaparte, first wife of Napoleon I.

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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