For the first time, lady colin campbell shows us that the untold life of the Queen Mother is far more fascinating and moving than the official version that has been peddled ever since she became royal in 1923. Packed with stunning revelations, this is the inside story of The Queen Mother from the New York Times bestselling author who first revealed the truth about Princess Diana.
The Untold Story of Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother #ad - Queen elizabeth the Queen Mother has been called the "most successful queen since Cleopatra. Her personality was so captivating that even her arch-enemy Wallis Simpson wrote about "her legendary charm. Portrayed as a selfless partner to the king in the Oscar-winning movie The King's Speech, The Queen Mother is most often remembered from her later years as the smiling granny with the pastel hats.
The Queen's MarriageArcadia Books #ad - The inside story of the queen’s Marriage from renowned royal author Lady Colin Campbell contains previouslyundisclosed revelations. In this new book royal historian Lady Colin Campbell covers The Queen’s Marriage in intimate detail. Using her connections and impeccable sources she recounts details of the inside story of the monarch’s relationship with the Duke of Edinburgh and her close family.
The Real DianaArcadia Books #ad - The real diana contains startling new revelations about Diana which Lady Colin Campbell has unearthed since Diana's tragic death, including new theories on her death itself. People magazine said of it: 'some palace watchers note that she has an impressive roster of well-placed contacts and credit her with writing the most believable Diana biography'; while Lynn Barber, in the Daily Telegraph, called it 'Jaw-droppingly sensational'.
Born in jamaica, she spent much of her early adult life in America where she became a model and studied apparel design. Royal insider lady colin campbell was the first to predict the Waleses' separation and divorce, in her international bestseller, Diana in Private. She is connected to british royalty through common ancestors such as the Emperor Charlemagne and William the Conqueror as well as, to the uncle of the Duke of Argyll, through her marriage, who is a cousin of the Queen.
About the authorlady colin campbell is a highly successful and prolific author and has been a prominent and often controversial figure in royal and social circles for many years. She has written books on the royal family, been a long term columnist and appeared numerous times on TV and Radio as an experienced Royal Insider and expert on the British aristocracy.
The Real Diana #ad - She has two sons and lives in London. In 1997 she published her autobiography, A Life Worth Living, which was serialised in The Daily Mail. She is perhaps best known for her international bestselling book Diana in Private, and her subsequent extended and revelatory biography of the Princess of Wales, 1992, The Real Diana published in 2004.
A Life Worth LivingDynasty Press #ad - The victim of a rare cosmetic condition, Lady Colin Campbell was wrongly registered and brought up as a boy in an aristocratic family in Jamaica. She enjoyed privileges, but her teenage years were blighted, leaving her unable to receive essential medical treatment until she was 21. She became a model and a designer, and in the 1970s embarked on a short and violent marriage to Lord Colin Campbell.
In this autobiography she writes of a life-long struggle to be accepted as the woman she is. She tells of her formative years in jamaica and new york, her many love affairs, her connection with members of the Royal Family, her activities as a socialite and international charity organizer, and her current life as the fulfilled mother of two adopted Russian children.
Step Aside for Royalty: Treasured Memories of the Royal Household#ad - Prince philip even gave them his car. Here’s the real story in Eileen's own words. Later, her husband mike parker became the Prince's first private secretary and the ‘Parkers of the Palace’ became part of the furniture at Court. The events that tested mike and Eileen's marriage to breaking point have been seen in fiction in the Netflix television series, The Crown.
Step Aside for Royalty: Treasured Memories of the Royal Household #ad - Eileen was inside buckingham Palace for all the grand state occasions as well as the private moments of crisis and joy. Eileen knew Prince Philip before his marriage. Only eileen parker could write a book like Step Aside for Royalty with its intimate portrait of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip in the early years of their enduring partnership.
The Windsor Knot: Charles, Camilla, and the Legacy of DianaGraymalkin Media, LLC #ad - Now, more importantly, locked in a perpetual struggle to gain acceptance from the British public -- and, from the Royal Family -- Charles and Camilla persevere. Branded as "the other woman" camilla still shoulders the blame for the failure of Charles and Diana's "fairytale" marriage -- despite the fact that an apparent truce was made between mistress and princess in the last year of Diana's life.
The Windsor Knot: Charles, Camilla, and the Legacy of Diana #ad - . The palace won't speak of it, but Christopher Wilson tells all. Even after the death of princess Diana, the steadfast love between Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles continues to fascinate us. Theirs was a relationship that rocked the British monarchy. In the windsor knot, one of fleet Street's most experienced journalists gives you an inside look at one of the most infamous love triangles in history.
Tracing more than three decades of love, passion, and deception, The Windsor Knot ties up all the loose ends of a liaison hidden in plain sight.
Matriarch: Queen Mary and the House of WindsorRowman & Littlefield Publishers #ad - Her pivotal role in the abdication of her eldest son, the Duke of Windsor, is just one of the events that provide the backdrop for both thrilling biography and for narrating the splendors and tragedies of the entire house of Windsor. From a family of impoverished nobility, the scandalous Duke of Clarence, she was chosen by Queen Victoria as the bride for her eldest grandson, heir to the throne, who died mysteriously before their marriage.
The life of princess May of Teck is one of the great Cinderella stories in history. Despite this setback, she became queen, grandmother of the current queen, mother of two kings, and a lasting symbol of the majesty of the British throne.
... And What Do You Do?: What The Royal Family Don't Want You To KnowBiteback Publishing #ad - But they have also become a byword for arrogance, entitlement, hypocrisy and indifference to the gigantic amount of public money wasted by them. The monarchy itself is an important part of our constitution with considerable influence on the kind of nation we are. Yet you will struggle to find much in the way of proper journalism that examines the monarchy in the way that their position and influence merit.
Instead, we are fed a constant diet of sickeningly obsequious coverage which reports their activities with breathless and uncritical awe. In this book, former government minister Norman Baker argues that the British public deserves better than this puerile diet. The royal family is the original Coronation Street – a long-running soap opera with the occasional real coronation thrown in.
... And What Do You Do?: What The Royal Family Don't Want You To Know #ad - Its members have become celebrities, like upmarket versions of film stars and footballers. By turns irreverent and uncompromising, … And What Do You Do? asks important questions about the future of the world’s most famous royal family. Baker also considers the wider role the royals play in society, including the link with House of Lords reform, and the constitutional position of the monarch, which is important given Prince Charles’s present and intended approach.
What makes this book so unusual is that Baker is himself a member of the Privy Council, the body that officially advises the monarch. And what do you do? is a hard-hitting analysis of the royal family, exposing its extravagant use of public money and the highly dubious behaviour of some among its ranks, whilst being critical of the knee-jerk sycophancy shown by the press and politicians.
On Duty With The QueenBlink Publishing #ad - On duty with the queen is an open and engaging account of his life and his fascinating role in serving this unique family at a time of momentous change. He discusses the inner workings of everyday life in Buckingham Palace, and what it was really like to work under the media spotlight with the most famous family in the world.
On Duty With The Queen #ad - Dickie arbiter gives his personal insights into events that shaped his relationship with the Royal family over the years, from joining the Queen on a picnic at Balmoral in 1988 to being alongside her at the time of the death of Diana Princess of Wales in 1997. Dickie was spokesman for the Queen during the most turbulent period of her reign.
. In this honest and entertaining book, Dickie Arbiter recounts his life's journey from a broadcast journalist to becoming a press spokesman to the Royal family, and back again to journalism.
Diana vs. Charles: Royal Blood FeudGraymalkin Media, LLC #ad - The explosive love story and full details behind Diana and Charles's relationship have never been revealed. Until now. At the same time, he knew the teenage Lady Diana Spencer long before the royal wedding bells. With vivid personality profiles of an awe-inspiring gallery of characters, with unblushing and authentic depictions of how the Royals live and love, with utter honesty about both the monarchy and the girl now exiled from its charmed circle, Diana vs.
Not only was the lily-white veil stripped away from their private lives, but the British monarchy itself was suddenly under scathing scrutiny. Charles offers the most staggering, far-reaching disclosures about the greatest personal crisis ever to shake the Royal Family. Their breakup sent shock waves around the world, as growing suspicions were officially confirmed: Their fairy-tale marriage was just that - a fairy tale.
Diana vs. Charles: Royal Blood Feud #ad - After all the headlines, and their doomed union is now revealed - by the one person uniquely qualified to tell the lurid and fascinating tale of royal romance, the damaging claims and counterclaims by intimate friends of each, Charles, the full inside story of Diana, rivalry, the whispers, the rumors, and scandal.
James whitaker is famous in england as the authority on the Royal Family - the only journalist to have had access to all the members of the House of Windsor for more than two decades of exclusive reportage.
The Grimaldis of Monaco: Centuries of Scandal, Years of GraceLyons Press #ad - Against all odds, still in possession of their lands and titles despite the upheavals of the French Revolution and the First and Second World Wars, they have proved themselves masterful survivors, when royal heads rolled and most small countries met their demise. With insufficient weaponry and military forces far too small to go into combat against their more powerful neighbors, France and Italy, and often, the Grimaldis endured by their cunning and their shrewd choice of brides—rich women and high connections in the most influential courts of Europe, strong sexual appetites.
The french nobleman’s daughter who married Louis I later became the mistress of France Louis XIV. And preceding the drama of his marriage to Grace Kelly, there is an account of his intense love affair with a French film start and reasons behind his sister’s lifelong malice and envy of him. Heine used her own wealth to bring grandeur, culture, initially for the privileged few and later for raffish café society, an internationally celebrated resort was born, and sophistication to the palatial center of Monte Carlo; and with the introduction of gambling, The last section of the book is devoted to the most recent generations of the Grimaldis.
The Grimaldis of Monaco: Centuries of Scandal, Years of Grace #ad - For nearly eight hundred years, the grimaldis—“an ambitious, hot-blooded, from the elegant Genoese Rainier I to the current Prince Albert II, unscrupulous race, swift to revenge and furious in battle”—have ruled Monaco. Here, a new image of rainier iii emerges as both man and monarch, beginning with his blighted childhood as the son of divorced parents and of a mother scorned as illegitimate.
Her son, antoine i was wed to an aristocratic wife who outdid her mother-in-law by having so many lovers her husband took to hanging them in effigy. The seafaring adventurer prince Albert I was unfortunate enough to have two wives, one British, one American, who ran off with their lovers.