Wallis in Love by Andrew Morton | Hardie Grant Publishing

Wallis in Love The untold true passion of the Duchess of Windsor

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Wallis in Love brings a fascinating new perspective on the 20th century's most controversial royal scandal. Andrew Morton's impeccable research and unerring skill for riveting storytelling combine to present a strong case for a startling reveal: that the woman who rocked the world with her uncompromising passion for the Prince of Wales may have fooled everyone by keeping the true object of her passion hidden away...

From her relatively lowly beginnings in America, to her rise through the social ranks and her determination to one day beat men at their own game and the ultimate conquest of the Prince of Wales, Morton paints a vivid and multi-faceted picture of a woman, who may have won the jewel in the British crown but very possibly at the expense of her true happiness.

Wallis in Love reveals the men Wallis truly loved, the men who broke her heart – and the hearts she broke in turn. In this vivid and fresh portrait of the Duchess of Windsor, Morton draws on interviews, secret letters, diaries and never before seen or heard primary sources.

'The best account so far of the most notorious woman... Andrew Morton presents a convincing picture of Wallis Simpson's rip-roaring sexual and social adventures and her curious marriage to the Duke of Windsor... His new research adds to our knowledge of her whole career.' – Sarah Bradford, historical biographer

'Remarkable. Supersedes and surpasses all previous Wallis biographies... Andrew Morton's crowning achievement.' – Christopher Wilson, author of Dancing with the Devil: The Windsors and Jimmy Donahue

'[a] groundbreaking biography of Wallis Simpson... Morton has finally given her the biography she deserves.' – The Lady

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19cm x 12cm




Biography and Memoir


Michael O'Mara Books


05 January 2022


Andrew Morton

Andrew Morton is one of the world's best-known biographers and a leading authority on modern celebrity as well as royalty. His ground-breaking 1992 biography revealed the secret world of Diana, Princess of Wales. Written with her full, though then secret, cooperation, the book changed the way the world looked at the British royal family. Since Diana: Her True Story, he has gone on to write Number 1 Sunday