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Nicholas and Alexandra: The Classic Account of the Fall of the Romanov Dynasty

Nicholas and Alexandra: The Classic Account of the Fall of the Romanov Dynasty

"After Elizabeth: The Rise of James of Scotland and the Struggle for the Throne of England" by Leanda de Lisle.  A great book to help you make the transition from the reign of Elizabeth I to the Stuart age in England.

"After Elizabeth: The Rise of James of Scotland and the Struggle for the Throne of England" by Leanda de Lisle. A great book to help you make the transition from the reign of Elizabeth I to the Stuart age in England.

Katherine (Rediscovered Classics)

Katherine Swynford: how a Duke's Mistress became the ancestor of royalty

Alix and Nicky: The Passion of the Last Tsar and Tsarina - Google Search

"Alix and Nicky: The Passion of the Last Tsar and Tsarina" by Virginia Rounding

Stacy Schiff's new biography of "Cleopatra," reviewed by Marie Arana

Stacy Schiff's new biography of

'Cleopatra: A Life' by Stacy Schiff ---- The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen .

Terrific book!  Nicholas and Alexandra had one of the few "love match" royal marriages during that day and age.  I love reading biographies, because I learn so much history from them.

I've also got a thing for Russian history, especially the last Czar and his family.this is just one of many great books about them.

20 Historical Fiction Books Set in France

20 Captivating Historical Fiction Books Set in France

Becoming Marie Antoinette: A Novel by Juliet Grey (first of three books)-historical fiction-a fun read.

"Arbella: England's Lost Queen" by Sarah Gristwood. A biography of the tragic life of Arbella Stuart, the woman who could have become Queen of England after Elizabeth I.

"Arbella: England's Lost Queen" by Sarah Gristwood. A biography of the tragic life of Arbella Stuart, the woman who could have become Queen of England after Elizabeth I. I read this not long ago. It's almost as tragic as Lady Jane.

The Sisters of Henry VIII: The Tumultuous Lives of Margaret of Scotland and Mary of France  by Maria Perry

The Sisters of Henry VIII: The Tumultuous Lives of Margaret of Scotland and Mary of France by Maria Perry

Henry VIII: Lover or Tyrant? Did He Love His Six Wives?

Henry VIII: Lover or Tyrant? Did He Love His Six Wives?

Books by Alison Weir

Katherine Swynford by Alison Weir- definitely want to read! Ancestors of major players of War of the Roses on both sides.

Lady Katherine is the unacknowledged daughter of Henry VIII by Mary Boleyn

Birth of Lettice Knollys: A Woman Who Suffered the Wrath of Elizabeth I

Lady Katherine Knollys: The Unacknowledged Daughter of King Henry VIII by Sarah-Beth Watkins

The tumultuous, heartrending, true story of the Romanovs that reads like a novel.

The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming

The Family Romanov by Candace Fleming appears on the 2018 YSU English Festival reading lists as a swing book for and

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