• Ancient Royal Tales from Ghana for Children

    Age Range: 6 – 15 years

    This book teaches children the history of some ancient Ghanaian Kings and Queens. Agokoli of the Ewes, Osei Tutu I of the Asante, Dode Akaibi of the Ga and Ndewura Jakpa of the Gonja are some of the royals featured here.

    A long, long time ago, various kings and queens ruled over the peoples in the areas of West Africa that became the Gold Coast when Europeans came and colonised them. These kings and queens were famous among their own and other tribes. Often, the kings and queens that were infamous for being cruel were the ones whose stories traveled widest.

    Some were famous for being fearless warriors who, at the slightest excuse, fought wars with their neighbours and expanded their territories. Others were famous because they liked to behead their opponents. Some others were famous because they had a union which was ‘magically’ created in which every subject was his brother’s keeper. These kings and queens were all famous for one reason or the other.

    All in all, we have a rich culture of royalty in Ghana. This book will take you on a trip through our royal history and will teach you lessons of bravery, honour, honesty and brotherhood.

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    Charles: A Biography

    The Prince of Wales is one of the most familiar,yet least understood,figures of our time, Is Prince Charles really the confused,somewhat tormented soul he so often seems?Or is he in fact a dynamic and purposeful modern man whose real achievements get drowned in a tide of trivial publicity -not least about his marriage?

    No one is better qualified to answer these questions than Anthony Holden,whose best-selling biography Charles,Prince of Wales,has stood the test of time as the definitive account of the Prince’s first 30 years.As is well known, Holden’s rapport with his subject secured the Prince’s cooperation with the book.

    To mark Prince Charles’s fortieth birthday.Holden has written an entirely fresh and up-to-date study,informed by ten years of  ‘Charles watching’. It argues that the Prince is fast carving out for himself a substantial,at times controversial role in a society whose constitution uncomfortably fails to define one for him.

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    Charles: A Biography

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    Charles: Victim or Villain

    Charles, Prince of Wales, has long been the subject of intense scrutiny and speculation. Everyone assumes that they know the story of the Prince’s life and his failed marriage to Diana. Diana herself told the world in no uncertain terms about her unhappiness with the British Royal Family, leaving no doubt as to whom she held responsible.

    But Diana’s version was only part of the story.

    Penny Junor’s new biography, Charles: Victim or Villain?, reveals the startling complexities and contradictions of a man born to a position of unique privilege. On the occasion of the Prince’s fiftieth birthday it provides fresh perspective and entirely revolutionizes the way we think about Charles, his marriage and his mistress.

    Drawing on the memories, experiences and observations of those closest to the Prince, the Princess and Camilla — some of whom have never spoken before — Penny Junor is in an unrivaled position to explode and explain the popular myths. Her analysis of the Prince’s marriage to Diana, a vulnerable but difficult young woman, and his relationship with Camilla, earthy and independent, results in a provocative new portrait of the man who will be King.

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    Charles: Victim or Villain

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    Diana in Pursuit of Love

    Diana in Pursuit of Love includes previously unpublished details from the Diana-Morton tapes, it is based on wide-ranging research, and new and exclusive interviews. The definitive book on Diana, Pricess of Wales’s last years, by the biographer she herself chose. When Andrew Morton’s world-famous biography, Diana: Her True Story was first published, it caused a media frenzy, severely jolted the royal family and the Palace hierarchy, and shook the British Establishment to its foundations. Later revealed as having been written with the Princess’s full co-operation, this world bestseller is now widely regarded as her official biography. Yet, it was not the full story, nor could it have been, given the circumstances at the time. This is even more apparent in the light of the events that have occurred since her death, which have been played out under the harsh gaze of the media, once again catapulting Diana’s name back into the spotlight. Figures such as her sometime lover James Hewitt, her butler Paul Burrell and Prince Charles’s valet Michael Fawcett have emerged, while intriguing comments that Diana made to Morton in taped conversations, and which have never been published, become extremely important in view of subsequent events. Friends, advisers and colleagues, interviewed now, more than six years after her death, feel a far greater freedom in speaking of her than once they did. In what is bound to be seen as the definitive study of the Princess in the most crucial period of her short life, Diana: In Pursuit of Love provides the last word on one of the best-loved figures of our era.

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    Diana in Pursuit of Love

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  • Diana: Her New Life

    The publication in 1992 of Andrew Morton’s number-one national bestseller, Diana: Her True Story, shook the British royal family to its very foundations. The book’s many revelations – that Prince Charles had been having a long-term affair, that the marriage of the Prince and Princess of Wales had been a sham, that the Princess had been suffering from an eating disorder and had made several halfhearted suicide attempts – were initially greeted with disbelief. But as time passed, it became clear that the book was, as its title claimed, Diana’s true story, especially when the couple announced their separation in December 1992. When Prince Charles eventually admitted his adultery on television, he put the final seal of confirmation on Andrew Morton’s claims. Diana’s friends were hopeful that the separation from Charles, which ended years of a torturous existence, would bring Diana the freedom to find happiness in a new role. But has she? With her marriage in limbo and her children only occasionally by her side, Diana’s position in the royal family is one of increasing isolation. Diana: Her New Life chronicles the secret battles that have raged behind closed doors, and Diana’s constant frustration as she endeavors to break free from the restrictions of her semi-detached royal life. Again with unprecedented access to some of Diana’s closest friends and advisers, Andrew Morton is able to strip away the royal propaganda and reveal how Diana, who became a princess before she had reached maturity, is at last learning to become a woman in her own right rather than a puppet of the palace. Andrew Morton exposes the infighting and intrigue behind this most sensational royal crisis, as well as Diana’s private thoughts on her retirement from public life, remarriage, the men in her life, and the grooming of Prince William for his future role.

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    Diana: Her True Story

    When Diana: Her True Story was first published in 1992, it forever changed the way the public viewed the British monarchy. Greeted initially with disbelief and ridicule, the #1 New York Times bestselling biography has become a unique literary classic, not just because of its explosive contents but also because of Diana’s intimate involvement in the publication. Never before had a senior royal spoken in such a raw, unfiltered way about her unhappy marriage, her relationship with the Queen, her extraordinary life inside the House of Windsor, her hopes, her fears, and her dreams.

    An icon in life and a legend in death, Diana continues to fascinate. Diana: Her True Story in Her Own Words is the closest we will ever come to her autobiography.

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    Diana: Her True Story

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    Kate

    The sun shone,the crowds waved and cheered wildly and billions watched on TV all around the world as Kate lovingly kissed William on the balcony of Buckingham Palace – not once but twice! Beautiful and composed, Kate smiled throughout a day that had become a wonderful celebration of a young couple’s love for one another. The world it seemed still believed in their favourite fairytale – any girl could dream of becoming a princess.

    Kate is the definitive biography of the nation’s newest princess. Bestselling author Sean Smith has retraced the steps of Kate’s journey, from her childhood in rural Berkshire and her unhappy time as a victim of school bullies, to her transformation from a plain, gangly girl into the beauty she is today. He reveals the true story of how the romance with William blossomed at St Andrews University and how they managed to survive as a couple after the relationship hit the rocks in 2007,becoming stronger with a firm commitment to each other that they were for keeps. He examines Kate’s time spent as a royal apprentice and her evolving role as an ambassador for British fashion.

    The story ends in Westminster Abbey where Kate and William married, describing all the glamour and spectacle of their big day. Fully illustrated this is the one book you will want to read about the event of the decade and the girl who made it possible.

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    Kate

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    Meghan: A Hollywood Princess

    The first in-depth biography of the American actress and humanitarian campaigner who will marry Prince Harry in May 2018, written by the world’s best-known royal biographer.

    When Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were set up by a mutual friend on a blind date in June 2016, little could they know that just sixteen months later the resulting whirlwind romance would lead to their engagement in November 2017 and marriage in May 2018.

    Since then, our fascination with the woman who has smashed the royal mould has rocketed. So different to those coy brides of recent history, Meghan is confident, charismatic and poised, her warm and affectionate engagement interview a stark contrast to the stilted and cold exchange between Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer.

    In this first-ever biography of the duchess-to-be, acclaimed royal biographer Andrew Morton goes back to Meghan’s roots, interviewing those closest to her to uncover the story of her childhood: growing up in The Valley in LA, studying at an all-girls Catholic school and her breakout into acting. We also delve into her previous marriage and divorce in 2013, her struggles in Hollywood, as her mixed heritage was time and again used against her, and her work as a humanitarian ambassador – so redolent of Princess Diana’s passions. Finishing with an account of her romance with Prince Harry, Morton reflects on the impact that Meghan has already made on the rigid traditions of the House of Windsor – not even Kate Middleton was invited to Christmas with the Queen before she had married her prince – and what the future might hold.

     

     

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  • Raging Heart: The Intimate Story of the Tragic Marriage of O. J. and Nicole Brown Simpson (Hardcover)

    Based on the unprecedented cooperation of Nicole Brown Simpsons family, and exclusive access to friends who reveal private information for the first time, Raging Heart, is the untold story of Nicole and O J Simpson.

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    William & Kate: The Love Story – A Celebration of the Wedding of the Century

    From trusted royal journalist Robert Jobson—NBC’s royal correspondent—comes a true insider account, complete with the scoop on wedding plans

    He is the confident young prince who is the future of the royal family, while she is the royal bride and future Queen Consort who is thoroughly modern and confounds all stereotypes of how a royal partner should be. Their love story has captivated the world and now, after 8 years together, William and Kate have announced that they will marry next year. Their amazing love affair is examined here, from their initial meeting at University in Scotland to planning their married life in North Wales while William pursues his RAF career. Packed with fascinating anecdotes, sharp analysis, and exclusive photographs, this book reveals the secrets of the young couple’s fairy-tale royal romance. Covering the relationship from when they first met to their wedding plans, this insightful biography also includes the complete guide to what the future holds for this new royal double act, as well as exclusive pictures.

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