Sneak peek at February 2020 new royalty books

Wow, what a great lineup of new books publishers have for royal watchers next month! Here's your sneak peek. (Of course, as always, publication dates are subject to change.)

The Last Hurrah by Graham Viney. This book about the 1947 British royal tour of southern Africa also offers a portrait of George VI and his family.

Philippa of Hainault by Kathryn Warner. The first full-length biography of English king Edward III's wife.

In the Path of Conquest by Waldemar Heckel. Looks at Alexander the Great's conquests from the vantage point of the defeated.

Japan's Imperial House in the Postwar Era, 1945-2019 by Kenneth J. Ruoff. An updated study of the monarchy's role in Japan. (Previously published as The People's Emperor.)

Striving for Inclusive Development by Sultan Nazrin Shah. A study of Malaysia's transformation over the past 150 years. The author is the sultan of Perak.

The Girl in White Gloves by Kerri Maher. Fictional account of the life of actress Grace Kelly, who married Prince Rainier of Monaco.

The Queen's Fortune by Allison Pataki. Fiction. Desiree Clary is torn between two men: Napoleon Bonaparte and Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte.

For the full list of February's new royalty books, visit the Books page next month. And why not go over there right now to check out the new December and January books?

If I could only read one of the books listed above, my choice would have to be Philippa of Hainault because I like reading about medieval times and English royalty. Which book would you pick?

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