A Romance Novel Based on Meghan Markle's Mother, Doria Ragland, Is Coming Soon
- A romance novel inspired by Meghan Markle’s mother, Doria Ragland, is set to go on sale later this year.
- The Royal Holiday came to be following a tweet in November last year, in which a royal family fan joked about needing the story of a single mom who’s daughter became a duchess.
- The story was sparked by claims that Doria was reportedly invited by the Queen to spend Christmas with Meghan and the rest of the royal family last year.
With Baby Sussex due in just a matter of weeks now, and Meghan Markle taking it easy at Frogmore Cottage ahead of their new arrival, it was looking like it could be a little quiet on the royal news front. Oh, but don’t worry—someone’s written a romance novel inspired by Meghan’s mother, Doria Ragland, so that should be enough to keep us all ticking over for a while.
Revealed by Vulture to be a thing that is really happening, The Royal Holiday is a book that’ll soon be coming your way. Quiet and unassuming Doria, who likes to remain out of her daughter’s duchess spotlight as much as possible, inadvertently sparked the fiction book back in November last year.
It all started when reports claimed that 62-year-old Doria, who lives a private life in California, had been invited by the Queen herself to join Meghan, Prince Harry, and the rest of the royal family for Christmas. That news
And, of course, someone really did that. Romance writer Jasmine Guillory happily stepped up to the
Unfortunately, as far as we know, there’s no truth to the charming story, and Doria Ragland has in fact not fallen for the Queen’s IRL private secretary, The Rt. Hon. Edward Young CVO. It’s a real shame, actually.
Anyway, The Royal Holiday will go on sale October
This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
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