I'm a lot of things: Reporter: Freelance, regularly contribute royal-related stories to Yahoo! News Author: 7 royal genealogies, 1 genealogy of my mother’s family, a reference guide for reporters covering royal events, and 1 novel (Immortal Betrayal) and still going strong. Genealogist: In addition to my books on the Habsburgs, Bourbons, Romanovs, and Hanovers/Windsors, I also wrote one about my own family. In the past: Travel agent, political activist, book seller, retail manager. Day job: government employee as an archivist.