writing as


The Palace of Versailles

The King's Grand Apartment & The Queen's Suite

Launching April 2020

Leslie Carroll is the author of twenty-one books in three genres.


The Marie Antoinette Series: Becoming Marie Antoinette; Days of Splendor, Days of Sorrow; and Confessions of Marie Antoinette.

"In her richly imagined novel, Juliet Grey meticulously recreates the sumptuous court of France's most tragic queen. Beautifully written, with attention paid to even the smallest detail, Becoming Marie Antoinette will leave readers wanting more!"—Michelle Moran, bestselling author of Madame Tussaud

"Wonderfully delectable and lusciously rich, an elegant novel to truly savor. Juliet Grey’s Marie Antoinette is completely absorbing.”—Diane Haeger, author of The Queen’s Rival


The Memoirs of Helen of Troy

“Luminously intelligent, beautifully written, a delightful blend of magic and mythos.” —Linda Lael Miller, author of McKettrick’s Choice

By A Lady: Being the Adventures of an Enlightened American in Jane Austen's England

“Richly textured and carefully researched, By a Lady is a bright and bawdy romp that combines nitty-gritty life in 1801 Britain with the wit of the real Jane Austen. Amanda Elyot brings the past alive in this fresh and wickedly clever tale.” —Mary Jo Putney, author of Stolen Magic

Too Great A Lady: The Notorious Glorious Life of Emma. Lady Hamilton

All for Love: The Scandalous Life and Times of Royal Mistress Mary Robinson 


Nonfiction:  American Princess: The Love Story of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry; Notorious Royal Marriages: A Juicy Journey Through Nine Centuries of Dynasty, Destiny, and Desire; Royal Affairs: A Lusty Romp Through the Extramarital Adventures that Rocked the British Monarchy; Royal Pains: A Rogue's Gallery of Brats, Brutes and Bad Seeds; Royal Romances: Titillating Tales of Passion and Power in the Palaces of Europe; Inglorious Royal Marriages; A Demi-Millennium of Unholy Mismatrimony: The Royals; and Scribbling Women.   


"Leslie Carroll’s books on royalty are “an irresistible combination of People Magazine and the History Channel.”—Chicago Tribune

“For those who tackled Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall, and can’t get enough of the scandal surrounding Henry VIII’s wives, [Notorious Royal Marriages] is the perfect companion book.”

—The New Yorker

Contemporary Fiction: Miss Match; Reality Check; Temporary Insanity; Play Dates; Spin Doctor; Herself; and Choosing Sophie.  


"A great, fun read, with engaging characters and witty dialogue...Leslie Carroll has penned a winner!" -- Millie Criswell, bestselling romance author