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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.

Mr. Darcy’s Great Escape by Marsha Altman

Mr. Darcy’s Great Escape by Marsha Altman

Title: Mr. Darcy’s Great Escape Author: Marsha Altman Product ISBN: 9781402224300 Pages: 496 Publication Date: February 2010 ABOUT THE BOOK Hilarious and action-packed, this installment brings the Darcy and Bingley families to the year 1812 and the intrigues of the Napoleonic Wars. Darcy and Dr. Maddox go in search of Darcy’s missing half-brother and land in a medieval prison cell. Much to his dismay, Charles Bingley is left to hold the fort at Pemberley while his sister Caroline, Elizabeth, and…

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Island of the Swans by Ciji Ware

Island of the Swans by Ciji Ware

Title: Island of the Swans By: Ciji Ware Pages: 592 Product ISBN: 9781402222689 Publication Date: February 2010 ABOUT THE BOOK Re-issued in its original full length, this acclaimed and bestselling romantic historical novel by award-winning author Ciji Ware tells the true story of passionate and flamboyant Jane Maxwell, the 4th Duchess of Gordon (1749-1812). In love since childhood with Thomas Fraser, when she hears that he’s been killed in America, she marries the Duke of Gordon with disastrous results. But…

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Désirée by Annemarie Selinko

Désirée by Annemarie Selinko

Title: Désirée Author: Annemarie Selinko Product ISBN: 9781402244025 Publication Date: October 2010 Pages: 512 ABOUT THE BOOK To be young, in France, and in love: fourteen year old Desiree can’t believe her good fortune. Her fiance, a dashing and ambitious Napoleon Bonaparte, is poised for battlefield success, and no longer will she be just a French merchant’s daughter. She could not have known the twisting path her role in history would take, nearly breaking her vibrant heart but sweeping her…

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Lessons in French by Laura Kinsale

Lessons in French by Laura Kinsale

Title: Lessons in French Author: Laura Kinsale Product ISBN: 9781402237010 Publication Date: February 2010 ABOUT THE BOOK Laura Kinsale’s unique and powerfully written love stories transcend the romance genre. In this, her first new book in five years, she delivers a poignant, funny, sexy, Regency romance sure to delight her many fans and attract a whole new readership. Trevelyan and Callie are childhood sweethearts with a taste for adventure, until the fateful day her father discovers them embracing in the…

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