10 top royal love stories

Our fascination with the romance between Prince William and Kate Middleton is nothing new. The world has always loved a royal love story and a stack of books from over the ages proves that to be true. Here are 10 of the most interesting.

1. "Nicholas and Alexandra," by Robert K. Massie

This doomed pair found true love in one another but history did not allow its course to run smooth. The story of Nicholas, the last of the Russian czars, and Alexandra, his beloved wife and mother of his five children, was told movingly by historian Robert K. Massie in this highly popular 1967 biography, which was also adapted to a 1971 film.

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