June Releases in Historical Fiction & History/Non-Fiction

Historical Fiction

June 1  Queen of the Summer Stars: Book Two of the Guinevere Trilogy by Persia Woolley (6.1.11)
June 1  The Fallen Kings (Morland Dynasty) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles
June 1  The Quiet Gentleman by Georgette Heyer
June 7  The Red Queen (Paperback) by Philippa Gregory 
June 7  The Borgia Betrayal by Sara Poole
June 7  Queen Defiant: A Novel of Eleanor of Aquitaine by Anne O'Brien 
June 21  Revenger: A Novel of Tudor Intrigue by Rory Clements 
June 21  The Dark Enquiry (A Lady Julia Grey Novel) by Deanna Raybourn
June 21  The Summer Garden by Paullina Simons
June 28  Before Versailles: A Novel of Louis XIV by Karleen Koen 
June 28  Ellis Island: A Novel by Kate Kerrigan 


June 1  Britain's Royal Heritage: An A to Z of the Monarchy by Mark Alexander 
June 7  Napoleon and the Rebel: A Story of Brotherhood, Passion, and Power by Marcello Simonetta and Noga Arikha 
June 7   A King Condemned: The Trial and Execution of Charles I by C. V. Wedgwood
June 15  The Cecils: Privilege and Power Behind the Throne by D. M. Loades  
June 15  Raised to Rule: Educating Royalty at the Court of the Spanish Habsburgs, 1601-1634 by Martha K. Hoffman 
June 21  Aristocrats: Power, Grace, and Decadence: Britain's Great Ruling Classes from 1066 to the Present by Lawrence James 
June 28  The Ring and the Crown: A History of Royal Weddings 1066-2011 by Alison Weir, Kate Williams, Sarah Gristwood and Tracy Borman
June 28  George II: King and Elector (The English Monarchs Series) by Andrew C. Thompson 
June 30  Katherine Parr: Complete Works and Correspondence by Katherine Parr and Janel Mueller

Phew, that's a lot of good looking books!  What releases are you most looking forward to?



  1. hmmm the royal wedding book looks interesting!

  2. Awwwwww.. I shouldn`t have looked, I want to read them all!!! lol.
    Thnx for sharing this great list.

  3. I am super excited for "The Summer Garden"!

  4. I can't wait for "The Summer Garden"... its been too long since I had my fix of Tatiana & Alexander!

  5. Looking forward to Before Versailles. Read recently something a bit related Madame Tussaud, and just loved it so much. See my review here: http://wordsandpeace.wordpress.com/2011/03/01/madame-tussaud-a-novel-of-the-french-revolution/
    Emma @ Words And Peace

  6. I can't wait for Deanna Raybourn's latest as well as The Borgia Betrayal and The Red Queen. June looks like it will be a busy but enjoyable month of reading.

  7. So many yummy books! I'm looking forward to "Before Versailles." It sounds fabulous!

    Connie Fischer

  8. I will never make my way through my Wish List which just keeps getting longer.


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