Here's an excerpt from The Scroll of Seduction and an audio interview with the novel's author, Giocanda Belli:
'Scroll of Seduction' tells Juana of Castile's tale
From historical fiction writer Susan Higginbotham's blog:
Her royal cleav– er, destiny
"Being the stepson of Prince Charles was never going to be easy… But Tom Parker Bowles wouldn't let his royal connections get in the way of his first love – food."
Tom Parker Bowles is author of The Year of Eating Dangerously and E is for Eating.
Prince Harry is a character in a trilogy of science fiction books called The Axis of Time by John Birmingham.
Here's the fictional Prince Harry's Wikipedia entry:
Colonel HRH Prince Henry Charles Albert David "Harry" Windsor
You can read a chapter from Sex With the Queen at author Eleanor Herman's official website: Chapter 4. (Thank you to Lisa for sending a link.)
Ms. Herman is also the author of Sex With Kings, and you can read a sample chapter of that book on her site, too.
From the Oxford University Press blog, here's an interview with Jonathan Petropoulos, author of the book Royals and the Reich: The Princes von Hessen in Nazi Germany.
From the USA Today site: Chapter One of Alison Weir's book Queen Isabella: Treachery, Adultery, and Murder in Medieval England, a biography of Isabella of France, wife of 14th century English king Edward II.
Want to buy a stack of paperback books almost as tall as the Empire State Building?
The Penguin Classics Library
Number of books in this collection: 1,082
Weight in pounds: 700
Price in U.S. dollars: $7,989.50
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I'm almost finished reading Catilina's Riddle by Steven Saylor, a mystery set in ancient Rome. Read more...
I seem to be in the mood to complain right now, so let's talk about a book cover that really, really annoys me: Read more...