Bower is known for his commanding, unflinching biographies of VIPs like Boris Johnson, Prince Charles and Robert Maxwell. Omid Scobie, who wrote Finding Freedom, a love letter bio of Meghan and Harry, is known as Meghan’s “soul mate.”
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Bower will put in a year of research, talking to everyone he can in Harry and Meghan’s circle and an insider told The Sun, “This is the book Meghan will be dreading.”
“Tom has previously worked with some of his subjects, and even spent time trailing them, but it has been made perfectly clear to him that this will not be an option with Meghan.”
“She wants no part of it. Given the events of recent weeks and months, this book will be dynamite – he reckons this is just the tip of the iceberg, and more will emerge over the next 12 months.”
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US publisher Simon & Schuster are reported to have bought the rights to Bower’s book and it is expected that Bower will interview members of Meghan’s estranged family, including father Thomas Markle.
The Sun reported that he will also speak with former palace staff to gain information about how Meghan treated employees. Hint: she was formally written up for bullying palace staff.
Bower wrote The Rebel Prince in 2018 about Prince Charles in which he looked at how the heir to the British throne tried to overcome Princess Diana’s death.
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Bower’s work will be in contrast to the slanted bio Finding Freedom, a biography of Meghan which raised eyebrows for its effusive praise and inside knowledge of Harry and Meghan’s lives.
The couple denied participating in the book, but Scobie himself thanked them in the pages of the book!
Scobie said he did not interview the couple but their friends gave him insights into Meghan and Harry’s lives during their time as senior royals. Based on his reputation there is no doubt Bower will seek to ferret out the truth, and the results should be eye opening.
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