The Windsor Story

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Morrow #ad - But their story could only have one ending. He was the playboy King of England. Free gift wraping. She was the brash American, already twice married. To the world they were a fairy-tale couple. It was meant to be a timeless enchantment, played out on the most dazzling stage in history. Their marriage was the stuff of dreams.

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Royal Feud: The Dark Side of the Love Story of the Century

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Simon & Schuster #ad - 1985 by michael Thornton LB2.

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King Edward VIII: A Biography

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Knopf #ad - Drawing on edward viii's diaries and love letters and on the private papers of Chamberlain, Churchill, and Baldwin, this biography reveals the man who gave up a throne for love First American Edition.

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Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor, the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - During her journey, many of whom smoothed the way for her dalliance with the king of England, we meet an extraordinary array of characters, Edward VIII. Wallis in love goes beyond wallis's infamous persona and reveals a complex, domineering woman striving to determine her own fate and grapple with matters of the heart.

As irony would have it, she would gain the love and devotion of a king, but only at the cost of his throne and her reputation. In wallis in love, acclaimed biographer andrew morton offers a fresh portrait of Wallis Simpson in all her vibrancy and brazenness as she transformed from a hard-nosed gold-digger to charming chatelaine.

. Using diary entries, and other never-before-seen records, China, letters, Morton takes us through Wallis's romantic adventures in Washington, and her entrance into the strange wonderland that is London society. At turns imaginative, wallis's first words as recalled by her family were "me, and spoiled, ambitious, me.

Wallis in Love: The Untold Life of the Duchess of Windsor, the Woman Who Changed the Monarchy #ad - From that young age, status, she was in want of nothing but stability, and social acceptance as she fought to climb the social ladder and take her place in London society. For fans of the netflix series the crown and from the author of the New York Times bestseller 17 Carnations comes a captivating biography of Wallis Simpson, the notorious woman for whom Edward VIII gave up the throne.

First American Edition. You have no idea how hard it is to live out a great romance. Wallis simpsonbefore she became known as the woman who enticed a king from his throne and birthright, Bessie Wallis Warfield was a prudish and particular girl from Baltimore.

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That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

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St. Martin's Press #ad - It explores the obsessive nature of simpson's relationship with Prince Edward, the suggestion that she may have had a Disorder of Sexual Development, and new evidence showing she may never have wanted to marry Edward at all. That woman, the queen mother, " so called by Queen Elizabeth, was born Bessie Wallis Warfield in 1896 in Baltimore.

Since her death, simpson has become a symbol of female empowerment as well as a style icon. Drawing from interviews and newly discovered letters, That Woman shines a light on this captivating and complex woman, an object of fascination that has only grown with the years. Neither beautiful nor brilliant, she endured an impoverished childhood, which fostered in her a burning desire to rise above her circumstances.

That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor #ad - Acclaimed biographer anne Sebba offers an eye-opening account of one of the most talked about women of her generation. First American Edition. The first full scale biography of wallis simpson to be written by a woman, exploring the mind of one of the most glamorous and reviled figures of the Twentieth Century, a character who played prominently in the blockbuster film The King's Speech.

This is the story of the American divorcee notorious for allegedly seducing a British king off his throne. But her psychology remains an enigma.

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17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History

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Grand Central Publishing #ad - Grand Central Pub. First American Edition. Andrew morton tells the story of the feckless edward viii, and the attempted cover-up by Churchill, his American wife, General Eisenhower, the bizarre wartime Nazi plot to make him a puppet king after the invasion of Britain, later Duke of Windsor, Wallis Simpson, and King George VI of the duke's relations with Hitler.

From the alleged affair between simpson and the german foreign minister to the discovery of top secret correspondence about the man dubbed "the traitor king" and the Nazi high command, betrayal, this is a saga of intrigue, and deception suffused with a heady aroma of sex and suspicion. For the first time, politicians, the smooth duplicity of a soviet spy as well as the bitter rows and recriminations among the British and American diplomats, Morton reveals the full story behind the cover-up of those damning letters and diagrams: the daring heist ordered by King George VI, and academics.

17 Carnations: The Royals, the Nazis, and the Biggest Cover-Up in History #ad - For fans of the netflix series The Crown, a meticulously researched historical tour de force about the secret ties among Franklin D. Roosevelt, the duke of windsor, and adolf Hitler before, during, Winston Churchill, and after World War II--now in paperback. Drawing on fbi documents, and startling revelations, and british royal archives, exclusive pictures, intrigue, Russian, Eisenhower, full of adventure, 17 CARNATIONS is a dazzling historical drama, as well as the personal correspondence of Churchill, and material from the German, and the Windsors themselves, written by a master of the genre.

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The Reluctant King: The Life and Reign of George VI, 1895-1952

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St Martins Pr #ad - Discusses the abdication crisis, his role in World War II, his relationship with Churchill, and the women in his life First American Edition. Grand Central Pub.

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Dancing with the Devil: The Windsors and Jimmy Donahue

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St. Martin's Press #ad - First American Edition. The story of the duke and duchess of windsor is one of the most romantic of all time: Edward VIII abdicated his throne and gave up an empire so that he could marry the woman he loved, American divorcee Wallis Simpson. Gay at a time when the homosexual act was still illegal, Jimmy was notorious within America’s upper class, and loved to shock.

As jimmy had planned, the royal couple became obsessed with him. With information from surviving contemporaries, Dancing with the Devil is the extraordinary tale of three remarkable people and their unique and twisted relationship. Instead, he set about carving for himself a career of mischief. People loved him for his wit, charm and personality.

Dancing with the Devil: The Windsors and Jimmy Donahue #ad - Grand Central Pub. Though press agents arranged for him to be seen with female escorts, until he met the Duchess of Windsor, his pursuits, were exclusively homosexual. Some said evil. Very few people suspected, and even fewer actually knew, that the Duchess cuckolded him—and almost gave him up—for a gay playboy twenty years her junior.

Blond and slender, Jimmy Donahue was the archetypal post-war playboy. He was thirty-five when he was befriended by the Duke and Duchess of Windsor in 1950 The duchess was fifty-four, and despite the difference in age, there was an instant attraction.

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Edward VIII

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Lippincott #ad - First American Edition. Since then no book on the subject has come close to Frances Donaldson's in scholarship or detachment. Edward viii was heralded as the definitive biography of the ex-King and awarded the prestigious Wolfson Prize when it was first published in 1974. Grand Central Pub.

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Behind Closed Doors: The Tragic, Untold Story of the Duchess of Windsor

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Arrow #ad - Grand Central Pub. First American Edition.

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That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor

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St. Martin's Griffin #ad - Since her death, simpson has become a symbol of female empowerment as well as a style icon. The first full scale biography of wallis simpson to be written by a woman, exploring the mind of one of the most glamorous and reviled figures of the Twentieth Century, a character who played prominently in the blockbuster film The King's Speech.

This is the story of the American divorcee notorious for allegedly seducing a British king off his throne. But her psychology remains an enigma. Grand Central Pub. First American Edition. It explores the obsessive nature of simpson's relationship with Prince Edward, the suggestion that she may have had a Disorder of Sexual Development, and new evidence showing she may never have wanted to marry Edward at all.

That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor #ad - Neither beautiful nor brilliant, she endured an impoverished childhood, which fostered in her a burning desire to rise above her circumstances. Acclaimed biographer anne Sebba offers an eye-opening account of one of the most talked about women of her generation. That woman, the queen mother, " so called by Queen Elizabeth, was born Bessie Wallis Warfield in 1896 in Baltimore.

Drawing from interviews and newly discovered letters, That Woman shines a light on this captivating and complex woman, an object of fascination that has only grown with the years.

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