The work, titled Searching for Freedom, deals with the departure of the duke and duchesses as working royals and moving to North America. Written by Royal Experts, Omid Scobey and Caroline Durand.
They claim Harry and Meghan were offended by the choice of photos the Queen had on her desk during her 2019 Christmas broadcast.
For the occasion, the Queen had four family photos placed on the desk behind her.
They portrayed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince Philip, Prince Charles, Duchess of Cornwall, and King George VI – the Queen’s father.
However, neither of them showed up as the Duke or Duchess of Sussex nor their newborn son Archie.
Megan and Harry announced they would step down from their royals in January
The Queen gives her a Christmas message for 2019
The authors wrote: “Harry felt as though he and Meghan had long since been marginalized by the establishment and not an essential part of its future.
“One did not have to look further than the family photos shown during the Queen’s speech on Christmas Day.
“In the green drawing room at Buckingham Palace, where the Queen gave her speech, viewers spotted pictures of Cambridge and their children, Charles and Camilla, Prince Philip and a black and white portrait of King George VI’s father.
Noticeably absent from the picture of Harry and Meghan and their new baby, Archie.
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Megan and Harry are not included in the photos on the Queen’s desk
Palace sources insisted that the images were chosen to represent the direct line of succession, but for Harry and Megan, this was another sign that they needed to think about their own path.
Harry and Meghan announced their intention to step down as prominent members of the royal family in January of this year.
The couple said they want to be “financially independent” while dividing their time between Britain and North America.
After discussions with senior members of the royal family, they agreed to give up their “Sussex Royal” trademark and repay the taxpayers’ money spent renovating Frogmore Cottage, their property near Windsor.
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Omid Scobey and Caroline Durand’s book “Finding Freedom” was published last month
Megan and Harry are on duty for Commonwealth Day 2020 in March
Russell Myers, royal correspondent for the Daily Mirror editor and co-host of the podcast “Pod Save The Queen,” repeated the claim that Harry and Meghan were upset with the choice of photos.
Megan and Harry said: The new revelation on Channel 5: “It is clear that the lack of a photo of them during the Queen’s Christmas speech had an effect on them.
The book will tell you in detail how this made them feel.
“They felt it was slight, and they felt bad.”
Harry and Meghan attended their final royal engagement, Commonwealth Day Service 2020 in Westminster Abbey, at the end of March.
After a short stay in Canada, they moved to California, Megan’s hometown, shortly before the coronavirus lockdown began.
During the lockdown, the Duke and Duchess are both seen providing supplies to vulnerable residents of Los Angeles.
Megan and Harry got married in May 2018
Earlier this month, Netflix announced a deal with Harry and Meghan to produce films, documentaries, and kids programs for the broadcast giant.
The couple recently moved into a new £ 11.2 million home located in North Los Angeles.
The luxurious property has a swimming pool, tennis court and a children’s cottage.
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