Eleanor Herman
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Eleanor Herman

Eleanor Herman is the New York Times best-selling author of Sex with Kings and Sex with the Queen, non-fiction works on the love lives of European royals through the centuries;Mistress of the Vatican, the biography of a woman who ran the Catholic Church in the 17th century for her reputed lover, Pope Innocent; and King Peggy, the true story of a Washington, DC secretary who became a king of Ghana. In 2015 her first YA novel came out. Legacy of Kings, Blood of Gods and Royals is the first of four books on the adventures of Alexander the Great at sixteen. It has been optioned by the WB network for a TV series. She has appeared on the National Geographic Channel, The History Channel, and the American Heroes Channel to comment about historical matters.

Eleanor is so immersed in the past she is sometimes surprised to find herself in the present. She lives in McLean, VA with her husband, four rescue cats, and a dog, and sneaks out to the movies periodically, not to see the movie, but actually to eat the hot buttered popcorn.

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    • The Royal Art of Poison

    • Filthy Palaces, Fatal Cosmetics, Deadly Medicine, and Murder Most Foul
    • By: Eleanor Herman
    • Narrated by: Susie Berneis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 621
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 567
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 566

    Author Eleanor Herman combines her unique access to royal archives with cutting-edge forensic discoveries to tell the true story of Europe’s glittering palaces: one of medical bafflement, poisonous cosmetics, ever-present excrement, festering natural illness, and, sometimes, murder....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More fun than poison should be!

    • By Leslye Sinn on 01-21-19

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Legacy of Kings

    • Blood of Gods and Royals, Book 1
    • By: Eleanor Herman
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Grace, Graham Halstead
    • Length: 16 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 42

    Imagine a time when the gods turn a blind eye to the agony of men, when the last of the hellions roam the plains, and evil stirs beyond the edges of the map....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Magic in Ancient Macedonia

    • By JGillSt on 08-30-16

    Regular price: $34.99

    • Dawn of Legends

    • Blood of Gods and Royals, Book 4
    • By: Eleanor Herman
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Grace, Graham Halstead
    • Length: 15 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    The explosive finale to the Blood of Gods and Royals epic fantasy series is full of royalty, magic, danger, and betrayal and featuring the life of a young Prince Alexander before he became Alexander the Great....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant and addicting series, book 4

    • By michelle on 07-01-18

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Empire of Dust

    • Blood of Gods and Royals, Book 2
    • By: Eleanor Herman
    • Narrated by: Graham Halstead, Jennifer Grace
    • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    After winning his first battle, Prince Alexander fights to become the ruler his kingdom demands - but the line between leader and tyrant blurs with each new threat....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Book 2: Addicting and intriguing YA fantasy

    • By lisse on 07-13-16

    Regular price: $31.49

    • Reign of Serpents

    • Blood of Gods and Royals, Book 3
    • By: Eleanor Herman
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Grace, Graham Halstead
    • Length: 11 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Prince Alexander's mind has been touched by an incomprehensible evil, even as his betrothed travels from afar to unite their kingdoms against a terrible darkness....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another hit!

    • By Leslie on 06-26-18

    Regular price: $24.49

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