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"The writing is stellar and wonderfully informational. One of the best things about Laurel’s books is she makes learning fun and interesting."

BIO

Born, raised, and educated in Lincoln, Nebraska USA Laurel A. Rockefeller is author of over twenty-five books published and self-published since August, 2012 with editions spanning across ten languages and counting. A dedicated scholar and biographical historian, Ms. Rockefeller is passionate about education and improving history literacy worldwide. 

With her lyrical writing style, Laurel's books are as beautiful to read as they are informative.

In her spare time, Laurel enjoys spending time with her cockatiels, travelling to historic places, and watching classic motion pictures and classic television series. Favorites:
Star Trek, Doctor Who,  Stargate SG-1, and Babylon 5.

Fun Facts About Laurel:

  • Laurel started as a singer-songwriter and can be heard singing on many videos featured on her youtube channel.

  • Laurel's first national (USA) publication was a sonnet called "Why Bilbo?" for the Minas Tirith Evening Star, the journal of the American Tolkien Society.

  • Laurel lettered in competitive public speaking her senior year at Lincoln SouthEast High School in Lincoln, Nebraska.

  • Laurel earned membership in Phi Beta Kappa with three majors, seven semesters on the Dean's list, and a graduating GPA of 3.81.

    • She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

  • In addition to the more prestigious Phi Beta Kappa, Laurel also earned and holds membership in both Psi Chi honor society for Psychology majors and Phi Alpha Theta honor society for History majors.

  • Comfort foods:

    • Nebraska/Midwest USA: spaghetti with beer/cheese pasta sauce from "Spaghetti Works," Swiss cheese mushroom burger from "Runza," Canadian bacon on pizza, pies from the "Village Inn," mulberries, kolaches (cream cheese, blueberry, apricot, strawberry), Dairy Queen desserts.

    • Taco Bell: salads in edible bowls, nachos, seven-layer burritos, bean burritos.

  • Favourite Doctor: Twelve (Peter Capaldi).

  • Favourite Star Trek Series: Voyager

  • Favourite book series as a kid: James Blish's novelizations of Star Trek episodes from the original scripts

  • Favourite period dramas: The Musketeers, Downton Abbey, The Hour, The Tudors, Victoria.

  • Favourite style of music: motion picture and television scores and soundtracks. Theatrical music including Broadway musicals.     

  • Professional aspirations:

    • Audiobook versions of "Mary Queen of the Scots: the Forgotten Reign" and "His Red Eminence, Armand-Jean du Plessis de Richelieu" narrated by Peter Capaldi.​

    • A children's book series about cockatiels illustrated by Peter Capaldi.

    • Write (for) a hit television series and/or motion picture.

  • The Doctor's Guitar Suite
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  • DoctorWho Theme
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  • A Good Man, an Incredible Liar
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  • Series 8 Doctor Who Theme
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  • Shall we dance?
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"When I read her works, I never feel like I’m learning history. I feel like I’m reading a great story about real people. Laurel’s research is impeccable, and she brought me into the world of Boudicca and her life."

Books

The Peers of Beinan Series is social science fiction in the Roddenberry tradition. Set in another galaxy, it's science-grounded world-building at its finest. Learn more about planet Beinan and its royal and noble peers.

Preparing for My First Cockatiel is one of many titles available in Spanish. Buy the book in English or Spanish for your kindle.

Hypatia of Alexandria takes readers into the life of one of the greatest scientists of all time. Buy the book in English or Spanish.

Catherine de Valois is one of three Legendary Women of World History titles narrated to audio by Richard Mann. It is the first Legendary Women of World History audio book to feature musical performance. 

Priest. Lover. Statesman.

 

Based on Richelieu's "Political Testament," this very slightly fictionalized, narrative biography showcases the kind, thoughtful, and dedicated public servant that transformed our concept of nations and international relationships.

 

Available for KindleNook, and iBook

Laurel A. Rockefeller Books offers something for almost everyone. Love fiction? Then check out the Peers of Beinan Series or one of Ms. Rockefeller's exciting historical fiction titles. Love a true story? Then you will love the Legendary Women of World History narrative biographies and Ms. Rockefeller's guidebooks to cockatiels. 
 
Most titles are available in multiple languages including Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, Chinese, Hindi, and/or Welsh. Welsh titles are also available in Welsh-English and are perfect for students.

Available Books:

Click on the Series name to be taken to more information about and retailer links for each book in the series.

Peers of Beinan Series

  • Good-bye A672E92 Quintus

  • The Poisoned Ground

  • The Poisoned Ground and the Healer Consort

  • The Great Succession Crisis

  • The Ghosts of the Past

  • Princess Anyu Returns

  • The Legacy of Princess Anlei (trilogy volume)

  • The Peers of Beinan: the Complete Series

Peers of Beinan Dramas

  • Good-bye A672E92 Quintus: A Play in Two Acts

  • The Poisoned Ground and the Healer Consort: A Play in Three Acts

Peers of Beinan Companion Books

  • The Complete Data Files

  • The Lost Tales

Historical Fiction

  • A New Start on the Niobrara for Mr. and Mrs. O'Malley

  • The Arban and the Saman

  • His Red Eminence, Armand-Jean du Plessis de Richelieu

Guidebooks

  • Preparing for My First Cockatiel

  • American Poverty: Why America's Treatment of the Poor Undermines Its Authority as a World Power

Legendary Women of World History Series

  • Boudicca, Britain's Queen of the Iceni

  • Catherine de Valois: French Princess, Tudor Matriarch

  • Mary Queen of the Scots

  • Queen Elizabeth Tudor: Journey to Gloriana

  • Empress Wu Zetian

  • Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd: the Warrior Princess of Deheubarth

  • Empress Matilda of England

  • Hypatia of Alexandria

  • Cleopatra VII: Egypt's Last Pharaoh

Legendary Women of World History Dramas

  • Boudicca: A Play in Three Acts

  • Catherine de Valois: A Play in Three Acts

  • Mary Queen of the Scots: A Play in Three Acts

  • Empress Wu Zetian: A Play in Three Acts

  • Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd: A Play in Three Acts

  • Empress Matilda of England: A Play in Five Acts

LWWH Boxed Sets

  • Ancient Heroines

  • Medieval Queens

  • Renaissance Queens

  • Medieval Queens, the Dramas

LWWH Activity Books

  • Boudicca

  • Catherine de Valois

  • Mary Queen of the Scots

  • Queen Elizabeth Tudor

  • Empress Wu Zetian 

  • Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd

  • Empress Matilda of England

  • Hypatia of Alexandria

  • Cleopatra VII

Libros en español

  • La gran crisis de sucesión

  • Boudica, Reina Británica de los Icenos

  • Emperatriz Wǔ Zétiān

  • Preparándome para mi primera cacatúa ninfa

  • Boudica: Una obra en tres actos

  • Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd: Una obra en tres actos

  • Catalina de Valois. Princesa francesa, matriarca de los  Tudor 

  • Gwenllian Ferch Gruffydd: la princesa guerrea de Deheubarth 

  • Hipatia de Alejandría

  • La reina Isabel Tudor, Viaje a Gloriana

  • Emperatriz Matilda de Inglaterra

  • Su Roja Eminencia, Armand-Jean du Plessis de Richelieu

Livros em Português

  • Adeus, A672E92 Quintus

  • Boudicca, a Rainha Bretã dos Icenos

  • Catherine de Valois, Uma Peça em Três Atos

  • Catherine de Valois Princesa Francesa, Matriarca dos Tudor

  • Gwenllian Ferch Gruffydd. A Princesa Guerreira de Deheubarth

  • Território Envenenado

  • Hipátia de Alexandria

  • Maria, a Rainha dos Escoceses: O Reino Esquecido

  • Rainha Elizabeth Tudor: Tornando-se Gloriana

Livres en français

  • Catherine de Valois: Princesse de France, Matriarche des Tudors

  • L'impératrice Wu Zetian

  • Marie, reine d'Écosse : le règne oublié

  • Marie reine des Ecossais: Une pièce en trois actes

  • La reine Élisabeth Tudor: La route vers Gloriana

  • Préparer l’Arrivée de Ma Première Calopsitte

  • Au Revoir, A672E92 Quintus

  • Chansons de la cour de Beinan, Recueil de poèmes

 

Libri italiani

  • Addio, A672E92 Quintus

  • Boudicca: La Regina Degli Iceni

  • Boudicca, Una Rappresentazione Teatrale In Tre Atti

  • Caterina di Valois

  • Caterina di Valois Quaderno di Esercizi

  • Elisabetta I Tudor: da principessa a Gloriana

  • Maria Stuarda regina di Scozia: il regno dimenticato

  • Maria Stuarda, regina di Scozia: una rappresentazione teatrale in tre atti

  • Regine del Rinascimento

  • Ipazia di Alessandria

  • Mi Preparo per la Mia Prima Calopsitta

  • L’Arban e la Saman

  • Imperatrice Wu Zetian

  • Sua Eminenza Rossa, Armand-Jean du Plessis de Richelieu

Llyfrau Cymru

  • Buddug: Brenhines Iceni Prydain

  • Buddug, Brenhines Iceni Prydain -- Bouddica, Britain's Queen of the Iceni

  • Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, Tywysoges a Rhyfelwraig Deheubarth

  • Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd: Tywysoges a Rhyfelwraig Deheubarth/The Warrior Princess of Deheubarth 

中国书籍

  • 不列颠女王布迪卡

  • 继位之争

  • 旧日鬼影

  • 一代女皇武则天

  • 伊丽莎白•都铎女王:荣光女王之路

  • 苏格兰玛丽女王

  • 星际转移

हिंदी की किताबें

  • अलविदा अ672ई92 पंचमविश्व

  • ज़हरीली ज़मीन

Deutsche Bücher

  • Boudicca, Britanniens Königin der Icener

  • Catherine de Valois

  • Mary Königin der Schotten

  • Gwenllian ferch Gruffydd, Die Kriegerprinzessin von Deheubarth

  • Königin Elizabeth Tudor. Der Weg zu Gloriana

  • Königinnen der Renaissance

  • Mittelalterliche Königinnen

  • Kaiserin Mathilde, Herrin der Engländer

  • Kaiserin Wu Zetian

  • Hypatia von Alexandria

 

Nederlandse boeken

  • Keizerin Wu Zetian

  • Maria, koningin van Schotland: De vergeten regeringsperiode

  • Koningin Elizabeth Tudor: Reis naar Gloriana

 

LAUREL'S MUSIC

Recordings of music/poetry written and/or performed by Laurel A. Rockefeller

The Peers of Beinan Series

  • My Lady Fairest Queen
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  • Here Lays My Father and My Lord
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  • I Shall Always Find You
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  • Ghosts ch 7 reading
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  • Ghost ch 8 reading
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  • Coronation Hymn
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The Legendary Women of World History Series

  • Greensleeves
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  • Dona Nobis Pacem
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  • Of Scotland Forgotten
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  • Depairte, Depairte
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  • Drive the Cold Winter Away
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  • Goddesses - Playford
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  • Veni, Veni
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  • Belle Qui Tiens My Vie
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  • Gwenllian's Tears - English
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Latest Videos

 

VIDEO

Latest Videos

Laurel A. Rockefeller "Speaks Up" with Pat Rullo about His Red Eminence, Armand-Jean du Plessis de Richelieu
Laurel A. Rockefeller "Speaks Up" with Pat Rullo about the Legendary Women of World History series
Laurel A. Rockefeller "Speaks Up" with Pat Rullo about Cleopatra VII: Egypt's Last Pharaoh
How much history can you learn in one hour?
Five Facts About Cockatiels You Probably Didn't Know (unless you have them)
Hypatia of Alexandria by Laurel A. Rockefeller
Resisting the Horde: The Arban and the Saman
Hypatia and the Jews of Alexandria
History Minute: Dinefwr Dynasty (877-1283)
 

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