Sneak peek at August 2017 new royalty books

Publishers have a strong selection of new royalty books scheduled for publication next month. Here’s your sneak peek! (As always, publication dates are subject to change.)

Saxons vs. Vikings by Ed West. How King Alfred the Great drove the Vikings out of half of England.

The Warrior Queen by Joanna Arman. A skilled diplomat, Alfred the Great’s daughter Æthelflæd was willing to resort to deception and force to maintain her power.

Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites by David Forsyth. Produced for an exhibition, this book includes photos and essays.

Remembering Diana: A Life in Photographs from National Geographic. Includes more than 100 images of Diana, Princess of Wales and reflections from those who knew her best.

Margaret, Queen of Sicily by Jacqueline Alio. Biography of 12th century royal Margaret of Navarre, who was regent for her son, William II.

If I could only read one of these books, I think I’d pick The Warrior Queen because I like biographies and I like reading about the Dark Ages. Which book would you choose?

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