This work reveals the truth behind Britain's modern monarchy. It exposes Lord Mountbatten's ruthless scheming to make Britain's ruling family the House of Mountbatten; the story of the abdication of Edward VIII; and the truth behind notorious spy Anthony Blunt's connections to the Royal Family.
Lynn Picknett is an experienced writer and journalist, and editor of the weekly publication The Royal Family. Clive Prince is a full-time writer, researcher and lecturer specialising in historical mysteries; together they have written Turin Shroud: In Whose Image?, The Templar Revelation and The Stargate Conspiracy. Stephen Prior was a historian who specialised in Intelligence. Robert Brydon is a military historian who has written many film treatments and scripts for historical documentaries. The team first worked together on the bestseller Double Standards, published in 2001.