Entitled ‘Finding Freedom’, the work describes the departure of the Duke and Duchess as a work royalty and moved to North America. It was written by Royal Experts Omid Scooby and Caroline Durand.
They allege that Harry and Meghan were dissatisfied with the selection of pictures they had on the Queen’s desk during her 2019 Christmas broadcast.
On this occasion, the king placed four family pictures on the desk behind him.
They portrayed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, and the father of King George VI.
But none of them showed up to the Duke or Duchess of Sussex or their newborn son Archie.
Meghan and Harry announced that they would resign as senior royals in January
The Queen is giving her 2019 Christmas message
The authors write: “Harry felt as if he and Meghan had long since abandoned the organization and were not a fundamental part of his future.
“No one needs to see anything but family photos during the Queen’s speech on Christmas day.
“In the Green Drawing Room at Buckingham Palace, where the Queen gave her address, visitors showed a glimpse of a black and white portrait of Cambridge and their children Charles and Camilla, Prince Philip and King George VI, the sovereign father.
“Notable was a picture of Harry, Meghan and their new baby Archie.
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Meghan and Harry were not included in the portrait at the Queen’s desk
“Palace sources insisted that the pictures were chosen to represent a straight line of inheritance, but for Harry and Meghan it was another sign that they needed to consider their own path.”
Harry and Meghan announced their intention to become senior members of the Royal Family in January this year.
The couple said they wanted to be “financially independent” while sharing their time between Britain and North America.
After negotiations with senior royals, they agreed to drop their ‘Sussex Royale’ brand and repay taxpayers’ money spent on rebuilding their property Frogmore Cottage near Windsor.
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Omid Scooby and Caroline Durand’s ‘Finding Freedom’ was published last month
Meghan and Harry in service at Commonwealth Day 2020 in March
Russell Myers, editor of the Daily Mirror and co-host of ‘Pod Save the Queen Podcast’, reiterated that Harry and Meghan were upset because of the photo selection.
Appearing on Channel 5 documentaries Meghan and Harry: The New Revenge, he said: “The lack of photographs during the Queen’s Christmas speech was obviously affecting them.
“The book will tell you in detail how it made you feel.
“They felt it was a little bit, they felt it.”
Harry and Meghan took part in their final royal engagement at the 2020 Commonwealth Day Service at Westminster Abbey at the end of March.
After a brief stay in Canada, they moved to California, Meghan’s hometown, shortly before the coronavirus lockdown began.
During the lockdown, both the Duke and the Duchess were provided with supplies to vulnerable residents in Los Angeles.
Meghan and Harry were married in May 2018
Earlier this month, Netflix announced a deal with Harry and Meghan to produce movies, documentaries and children’s shows for the streaming giant.
The couple recently moved into a new m 11.2 million home north of Los Angeles.
The luxury property comes complete with a swimming pool, tennis court and children’s cottage