Young Royals Series by Carolyn Meyer

3.80 · 102 ratings
  • Mary, Bloody Mary (Young Royals #1)
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    Mary, Bloody Mary (Young Royals #1)

    Carolyn Meyer

    · 18 ratings · published 2001

    The story of Mary Tudor's childhood is a classic fairy tale: A princess who is to inherit the throne of England is separated from her mother; abused by an evil stepmother who has enchanted her father; stripped of her title; and forced to care for her baby stepsister, who inherits Mary's rights to the throne. Believe it or not, it's all true... more

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  • Beware, Princess Elizabeth (Young Royals #2)
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    Beware, Princess Elizabeth (Young Royals #2)

    Carolyn Meyer

    · 18 ratings · published 2002

    Elizabeth Tudor's teenage years are hardly those of a fairy-tale princess. Her father has beheaded her mother; her jealous half sister has her locked away in the Tower of London; and her only love has betrayed her in his own quest for the throne. Told in the voice of the young Elizabeth and ending when she is crowned queen, this is the second novel in the exciting Young Royals series.

  • Doomed Queen Anne (Young Royals #3)
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    Doomed Queen Anne (Young Royals #3)

    Carolyn Meyer

    · 16 ratings · published 2004

    She risked everything to become queenThough born without great beauty, wealth, or title, Anne Boleyn blossomed into a captivating woman. She used her wiles to win the heart of England’s most powerful man, King Henry VIII, and to persuade him to defy everyone—including his own wife—to make her his new queen. But Anne’s ambition proved to be her fatal flaw.

  • Patience, Princess Catherine (Young Royals #4)
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    Patience, Princess Catherine (Young Royals #4)

    Carolyn Meyer

    · 14 ratings · published 2005

    Will Catherine ever become queen? England anxiously awaits Prince Arthur’s betrothed—the Spanish princess who will be its future queen. But when Arthur dies not long after the wedding, Catherine of Aragon’s fate becomes uncertain. Will the king and Catherine’s parents arrange a marriage with Arthur’s brother, Henry, or will she return to Spain a widow? Through all this turmoil, the young princess’s resolve remains unshaken: She will one day be England’s queen . . . no matter how long it takes.

  • Duchessina: A Novel of Catherine de' Medici (Young Royals #5)
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    Duchessina: A Novel of Catherine de' Medici (Young Royals #5)

    Carolyn Meyer

    · 12 ratings · published 2009

    Young Catherine de' Medici is the sole heiress to the entire fortune of the wealthy Medici family. But her life is far from luxurious. After a childhood spent locked away behind the walls of a convent, she joins the household of the pope, where at last she can be united with her true love. But, all too soon, that love is replaced with an engagement to a boy who is cold and aloof... more

  • The Bad Queen: Rules and Instructions for Marie-Antoinette (Young Royals #6)
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    The Bad Queen: Rules and Instructions for Marie-Antoinette (Young Royals #6)

    Carolyn Meyer

    · 14 ratings · published 2011

    History paints her as a shallow party girl, a spoiled fashionista, a callous ruler. Perhaps no other royal has been so maligned— and so misunderstood— as Marie-Antoinette.From the moment she was betrothed to the dauphin of France at age fourteen, perfection was demanded of Marie-Antoinette. She tried to please everyone: courtiers, her young husband, the king, the French people, but often fell short of their expectations... more

  • The Wild Queen: The Days and Nights of Mary Queen of Scots (Young Royals #7)
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    The Wild Queen: The Days and Nights of Mary Queen of Scots (Young Royals #7)

    Carolyn Meyer

    · 10 ratings · published 2013

    Mary Stuart was just five years old when she was sent to France to be raised alongside her future husband. But when the frail young king dies, eighteen-year-old Mary is stripped of her title as Queen of France and set adrift in the harsh world, alone. Determined to reign over what is rightfully hers, Mary returns to Scotland. Hopingthat a husband will help her secure the coveted English throne, she marries again, but the love and security she longs for elude her... more

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