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Book Review: The Kings Damsel by Kate Emerson

Book Review: The Kings Damsel by Kate Emerson

Title: The King’s Damsel Author: Kate Emerson Paperback: 368 pages Publisher: Gallery Books; Original edition (August 7, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 1451661495 ISBN-13: 978-1451661491 ABOUT THE BOOK The King’s Damsel is the story of Thomasine Lodge, maid of honor to Princess Mary Tudor, sent to the court of Mary’s father, Henry VIII, to spy on Henry’s new wife, the beautiful and deadly Anne Boleyn. Handmaid. Spy. Mistress. Anxious to secure his own success at the glittering court of Henry VIII,…

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Before Versailles by Karleen Koen

Before Versailles by Karleen Koen

I read this book on sunny afternoons during the summer with a tall glass of iced tea while I sat under the tree in the backyard. And once in a while, when the breeze blows I can almost imagine myself transported to Versaille as vividly described as it is in the book.

FREE e-book from Amazon – The Marriage Price

FREE e-book from Amazon – The Marriage Price

FREE today and tomorrow! You can download this short story from Amazon today and tomorrow for free! If you have been following The Taker series by Alma Katsu, you will enjoy this short snippet on one of the minor characters, Evangeline. She is the child bride of Jonathan and the story is written from her point of view. It’s an interesting look from this point of view, but I’m still whining about how short this short story is. I really…

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The Best Place to Order Checks

The Best Place to Order Checks

The best place to order checks has been right in front of me and yet I have been foolishly ordering elsewhere. I even ordered from my bank, and if you’ve ever done that, you’ll know how expensive they sell those checks. The’re almost three times as much! Why did I do that? Laziness for the most part, and well, just plain stupidity for the rest of the time. But I really am trying to be more frugal and smarter about…

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Author Alma Katsu on Book Covers

Author Alma Katsu on Book Covers

This is a guest post by Alma Katsu, author of The Taker and The Reckoning. As I mentioned on my review of The Taker, the cover is just gorgeous. It is a pleasure to hear more about how a book’s cover comes to life. Thanks to Ms. Katsu for this blog post.   Cover Art: A Portrait For Your Book There are few things as important to a book’s success than it’s cover. If the cover doesn’t entice you, chances…

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Are You Worried About Your Online Reputation?

Are You Worried About Your Online Reputation?

Whether you agree with it or not or even if it’s legal or not, more and more employers are demanding access to your facebook account. No, they don’t just want to be able to see your profile, they actually want your password! It isn’t enough that you can already find out almost everything about anyone online nowadays just through a basic search online, for employers to demand passwords to your accounts, I think is going a little too far. Next…

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