Royalty

The terrific romances you'll find on this list include lead (or integral secondary) characters who are either real or fictional royalty.

(List begun 02/00, updated 08/09)

 

Ancient History Romances
Medieval Romances
Regency Romances
European Historical Romances
American Historical/Frontier Romances
Contemporary Romances
Alternate Reality

 

Ancient History Romances

  • The Barbarian (2004) by Judith French - Princess Roxanne and King Ptolemy
  • The Conqueror (2003) by Judith E. French - Alexander the Great
  • Touch of the Golden Scepter (1981) by Lois T. Henderson - King Ahasuerus and Queen Esther
  • The Lost Queen of Egypt (1937) by Lucile Morison - Ankhesenamun, wife of King Tut
  • Hadassah: One Night with the King (2004) by Tommy Tenney and Mark Andrew Olsen - King Ahasuerus and Queen Esther

Medieval Romances

  • The King's Mistress (2005) by Terri Brisbin - King Henry II
  • Heart of Deception (1999) by Taylor Chase - Queen Elizabeth I
  • The Court of Love (1996) by Denée Cody - Queen Eleanor
  • The Princess (1998) by Claire Delacroix - Princess Brianna (fictional)
  • The Maiden (1988) by Jude Deveraux - Princess Jura & Prince Rowan (fictional)
  • The Forgotten Queen (1998) by Haley Elizabeth Garwood - Empress Matilda
  • The Bride (1989) by Julie Garwood - King William
  • The Prize (1991) by Julie Garwood - Queen Matilda
  • The Queen's Fool (2004) by Philippa Gregory - Queen Mary of England
  • The Virgin's Lover (2004) by Philippa Gregory - Queen Elizabeth I
  • The Founding (1980) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles - Richard III
  • Dawnflight (1999) by Kim Headlee - King Arthur
  • Desired (1995) by Virginia Henley - Prince Edward
  • The Dragon & the Jewel (1991) by Virginia Henley - King Henry and Princess Eleanor
  • Great Maria (1974) by Cecelia Holland - Richard d'Alene (fictional)
  • Promise Of The Rose (1993) by Brenda Joyce - Princess Mary (fictional)
  • She Who Laughs Last (2003) by Jennie Klassel - Prince Jibril (fictional)
  • For My Lady's Heart (1993) by Laura Kinsale - Princess Melanthe (fictional)
  • Shadowheart (2004) by Laura Kinsale - Princess Elena di Monteverde (fictional)
  • Behind Closed Doors (1991) by Betina Krahn - Queen Elizabeth I
  • The Crimson Crown (1990) by Edith Layton - King Edward V
  • Journey for a Princess (1960) by Margaret Leighton - Elstrid, daughter of Alfred the Great
  • Hearts Aflame (1997) by Johanna Lindsey - Princess Kristen Haardrad (fictional)
  • Surrender My Love (1994) by Johanna Lindsey - Prince Selig Haardrad (fictional)
  • His Lady's Ransom (7/1995) by Merline Lovelace - HH-275 - William the Conqueror
  • Katherine (1954) by Anya Seton - John of Gaunt, son of Edward III
  • Born of the Sun (1989) by Joan Wolf - Ceawlin, King of the West Saxons
  • The Edge of Light (1990) by Joan Wolf - Alfred the Great
  • The Road to Avalon (1988) by Joan Wolf - King Arthur
  • The Wolf and the Dove (1974) by Kathleen Woodiwiss - William the Conqueror

Regency Romances

  • A Royal Visit (1996) by Rebecca Baldwin - Prince Theodoric of Batavia (fictional)
  • Polly and the Prince (1991) by Carola Dunn - Kolya Volkov, Russian prince (fictional)
  • A Royal Escapade (1992) by Alicia Rasley - Princess Tatiana (fictional)and also the Prince Regent
  • A Royal Connection (1998) by Margaret Summerville - Prince Max (fictional)

European Historical Romances

  • The Prince's Bride (2001) by Victoria Alexander - Crown Prince Alexei of Avalonia (fictional)
  • The Bargain (1997) by Jane Ashford - the Prince Regent
  • The Countess and the Butler (2001) by Elizabeth Brodnax - Prince Michael of Estavia (fictional)
  • The Dark Queen (2005) by Susan Carroll - Catherine de Medici
  • The Ice King (1980) by Dinah Dean - Prince Nikolai Ilyich Volkov (fictional)
  • The Barefoot Princess (2006) by Christina Dodd - Princess Amy of Beaumontagne (fictional)
  • The Runaway Princess (1999) by Christina Dodd - Princess Seraphina and Prince Danior (fictional)
  • Someday My Prince (1999) by Christina Dodd - Princess Laurentia (fictional)
  • Splendor (1996) by Christine Dorsey - Queen Cassandra of Breslovia (fictional)
  • The Diamond Slipper (1997) by Jane Feather - Marie Antoinette
  • The Emerald Swan (1998) by Jane Feather - King Henry of Navarre
  • The Pirate Prince (1998) by Gaelen Foley - Lazar di Fiore (fictional)
  • Prince Charming (2000) by Gaelen Foley - Rafael de Fiore (fictional)
  • Castles (1993) by Julie Garwood - Princess Alesandra (fictional)
  • Ever a Princess (2002) by Rebecca Hagan Lee - Princess Georgiana (fictional)
  • The Courtesan (1993) by Diane Haegan - Francois I and Prince Henry
  • Beast (1997) by Judith Ivory - Prince Charles d'Harcourt (fictional)
  • My Enemy, the Queen (1978) by Victoria Holt - Elizabeth I
  • On the Night of Seventh Moon (1973) by Victoria Holt - Prince Maximilian of Rochenstein (fictional)
  • The Queen's Confession (1968) by Victoria Holt - Marie Antoinette
  • Princess of Fortune (2004) by Miranda Jarrett - Princess Isabella di Fortunato of Monteverde (fictional)
  • The Golden Barbarian (1992) by Iris Johansen - Princess Theresa Christina Rubinoff (fictional)
  • Magnificent Rogue (1993) by Iris Johansen - Queen Elizabeth I and Mary
  • Golden Paradise (1990) by Susan Johnson - Prince Stefan Bariatinsky (fictional)
  • Love Storm (1981) by Susan Johnson - Prince Alexander Kuzan (fictional)
  • Seized By Love (1981) by Susan Johnson - Prince Nikolai Kuzan (fictional)
  • Highland Princess (1996) by Samantha Kingsley - Queen Anne
  • Seize the Fire (1988) by Laura Kinsale - Princess Olympia St. Legar (fictional)
  • Once a Princess (1991) by Johanna Lindsey - Princess Tatiana Janacek and Stefan Barani, King of Cardinia (fictional)
  • Princess Annie (1994) by Linda Lael Miller - Prince Rafael St. James (fictional)
  • A Prince Among Men (1997) by Kate Moore - Prince Alexander
  • Silk and Shadows (1991) by Mary Jo Putney - Prince Peregrine of Kelirstan (fictional)
  • Lady Gallant (1991) by Suzanne Robinson - Queen Mary, Princess Elizabeth
  • My Dark Prince (2000) by Julia Ross - Prince Nicholas of Glarien (fictional)
  • The Winter Prince (2007) by Cheryl Sawyer - Prince Rupert of Bohemia
  • His Forbidden Touch (1997) by Shelly Thacker - Princess Ciara (fictional)
  • Island of the Swans (1989) by Ciji Ware - King George III
  • Royal Bride (2001) by Joan Wolf - Prince Augustus of Jura (fictional)

American Historical Romances

  • Royal Passion (1985) by Jennifer Blake - Prince Roderick of Ruthenia (fictional)
  • Royal Seduction (1983) by Jennifer Blake - Prince Rolfe of Ruthenia (fictional)
  • The Princess (1987) by Jude Deveraux - Princess Aria of Lanconia (fictional)
  • Wild Silver (1988) by Iris Johansen - Prince Nicholas Savron (fictional)

Contemporary Romances

  • Prince Joe (6/1996) by Suzanne Brockmann - SIM-720 - Joe Catalanotto (disguised as prince) (fictional)
  • Undercover Princess (12/1999) by Suzanne Brockmann - SIM-968 - Princess Katherine (fictional)
  • Falling for Prince Federico (8/2004) by Nicole Burnham - SR-1732 - Prince Federico of San Rimini (fictional)
  • Going to the Castle (12/2001) by Nicole Burnham - SR-1563 - Antony diTalora of San Rimini (fictional)
  • The Knight's Kiss (5/2003) by Nicole Burnham - SR-1663 - Princess Isabella of San Rimini (fictional)
  • The Prince's Tutor (1/2003) by Nicole Burnham - SR-1640 - Stafano diTalora of San Rimini (fictional)
  • Royally Jacked (2004) by Niki Burnham - Prince Georg of Schwerinborg (fictional)
  • The Princess Diaries Series (2000-) by Meg Cabot - Princess Amelia "Mia" Thermopolis (fictional)
  • Rebel's Return (1/1989) by Sibylle Garrett - SIM-271 - Prince Ahmed Khan (fictional)
  • The Twilight Prince (1/1991) by Sibylle Garrett - SIM-366 - Prince Jamal (fictional)
  • An Arabian Courtship (11/1990) by Lynne Graham - HP-1313 - Prince Raschid (fictional)
  • The Desert Bride (4/1997) by Lynne Graham - HP-1875 - Crown Prince Razul (fictional)
  • The Golden Valkyrie (2/1984) by Iris Johansen - LS-31 - Prince Lance Rubinoff (fictional)
  • Born to Protect (9/2001) by Virginia Kantra - SIM-1100 - Princess Christina Sebastiani of Montebello (fictional)
  • A Prince of a Guy (11/1987) by Kathleen Korbel (Eileen Dreyer) - SD-389 - Prince Eric von Lieberhaven (fictional)
  • The Princess and the Pea (10/1988) by Kathleen Korbel (Eileen Dreyer) - SD-455 - Princess Cassandra von Lieberhaven (fictional)
  • Prince for Sale (11/1975) by Rachel Lindsay - HP-117 - Prince Louis of Motavia (fictional)
  • The Breadth of Heaven (4/1969) by Rosemary Pollack - HR-1294 - Prince Leonid of Tirhania (fictional)
  • Affaire Royale (5/1986) by Nora Roberts - SIM-142 - Princess Gabriella (fictional)
  • Command Performance (7/1987) by Nora Roberts - SIM-198 - Alexander de Cordina (fictional)
  • The Playboy Prince (10/1987) by Nora Roberts - SIM-212 - Prince Bennett (fictional)
  • Cordina's Crown Jewel (2/2002) by Nora Roberts - SSE-1448 - Princess Camilla de Cordina (fictional)
  • Sweet Revenge (1989) by Nora Roberts - Princess Adrianne (fictional)
  • Tiger Prince (9/1985) by Erin St. Claire aka Sandra Brown - SIM-112 - Derek Allen (fictional)
  • The Accidental Princess (1/1994) by Margaret St. George - HAR-518 - Jana Laskowski (fictional)
  • Bride of the Sheikh (3/1997) by Alexandra Sellers - SIM-771 - Prince Kavian Durran (fictional)

Alternate Reality

  • A Royal Pain (2005) by MaryJanice Davidson - Princess Alexandria of Alaska (fictional)
  • The Royal Treatment (2004) by MaryJanice Davidson - Prince David of Alaska (fictional)
  • Undead and Unemployed (2004) by MaryJanice Davidson - Betsy Taylor, Queen of the Vampires (fictional)
  • Undead and Unwed (2004) by MaryJanice Davidson - Betsy Taylor, Queen of the Vampires (fictional)
  • Lord of the Storm (1994) by Justine Davis - Wolf of Trios(fictional)
  • The Star King (2000) by Susan Grant - Prince Romlijhian B'Kah (fictional)
  • The Star Prince (2001) by Susan Grant - Prince Ian Hamilton (fictional)
  • The Star Princess (2003) by Susan Grant - Princess Ilana and Prince Che (fictional)
  • Oracle (1998) by Katherine Greyle - Daken, King of Chigan (fictional)
  • A Caress of Twilight (2002) by Laurell K. Hamilton - Princess Meredith NicEssus (fictional)
  • A Kiss of Shadows (2000) by Laurell K. Hamilton - Princess Meredith NicEssus (fictional)
  • Mine to Take (1998) by Dara Joy - Gian Ren (fictional)
  • Rejar (1997) by Dara Joy - Rejar ta'al Krue aka Russian Prince Nickolai (fictional)
  • The Princess and the Barbarian (1993) by Betina Krahn - Thera of Mercia (fictional)
  • The Mage's Daughter (2008) by Lynn Kurland - Prince Miach of Neroche and Morgan of Melksham (fictional)
  • The Fairy Godmother (2004) by Mercedes Lackey - Prince Alexander (fictional)
  • Keeper of the Heart (1993) by Johanna Lindsey - Falon Van'yer and Shanelle Ly-San-Ter (fictional)
  • Until Forever (1995) by Johanna Lindsey - William the Conquerer
  • Warrior's Woman (1990) by Johanna Lindsey - Challen Ly-San-Ter and Tedra De Arr (fictional)
  • The Prince (2004) by Elizabeth Minogue - Prince Florian of Venya and Princess Rosamund (fictional)
  • Summers at Castle Auburn (2001) by Sharon Shinn - Prince Kent (fictional)

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