When England's royal family announced the engagement of Prince William to Kate Middleton, news media worldwide immediately picked up the story. The world is hungry to learn the true story behind this fairy tale wedding-and only Gallery Books has it.
#1 New York Times bestselling author Christopher Andersen is the author of 28 books, including The Day Diana Died. Through interviews with those close to William, Kate, and their families, Andersen unveils a captivating portrait of their romance:
‧William's lifelong role as confidant and advisor, almost "alternative husband," to his fragile mother-and how that has shaped his relationship with Kate.
‧From their first days together as university students (when he cheered her on as she modeled racy lingerie), new details about how their college roommate relationship blossomed into the real thing-and the lengths they went to keep their affair secret.
‧William's romantic conquests before-and during-his decade-long affair with Kate, as well as the other men in her life.
‧Who was really behind their headline-making breakup-and how Kate won back her prince.
‧The Palace intrigues that have threatened to derail the relationship.
‧The shocking sex-and-drugs scandals involving Kate's wild relatives,and how the would-be commoner queen survived them.
‧The long-troubling influence of William's substance-abusing aristocrat friends,
and how Kate pulled William back from depression and the brink of a nervous breakdown.
‧Stunning new information on the threats to both their lives, the nightmare scenario that haunts William's dreams to this day, how they both narrowly escaped the same fate as Diana.
‧New information on the Queen's surprising plans for William and Kate-historic changes that will forever change the face of the monarchy.