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By Orson Scott Card -
Rebekah grows up as the beloved only daughter of Bethuel, the leader of his village, and a mother who had died days after ...Read Review
By Jane Feather -
To Kiss a Spy begins in 1550 with the disappearance of a newborn baby. Lady Penelope Bryanston is told her posthumous child was stillborn. ...Read Review
By Mary Balogh -
Lady Freyja Bedwyn is twenty-five years old, unmarried, unconventional, energetic, and possessed of a face that can be described as handsome, at best. ...Read Review
By Dee Marvine -
In 1886, an unmarried woman was not entirely welcome when her widowed father took a new wife, or so Lili Tornquist felt. When her ...Read Review
By Sharon Sala -
Whippoorwill was a Top Pick in the Romantic Times BookClub March 2003 issue in the historical romance section, listed as humorous. This designation is ...Read Review
By Joan Clark -
In mid-April, 1912, two Newfoundland fishermen find a year-old baby in a basket on an ice pan, two days from shore. Francis St. Croix ...Read Review
By Richard Powers -
1939, Washington, D.C. Marian Anderson and her extraordinary operatic voice, hailed internationally, were refused Constitutional Hall as a venue by the Daughters of ...Read Review
By Jeremy Seal -
Seal’s chance sighting of the Caledonia’s figurehead in a coastline churchyard starts him on a hunt relating to its history. He ...Read Review
By Francine Rivers -
Somebody asked me recently why I enjoy inspirational fiction so much as I am not religious myself. Any writer who lives in a ...Read Review
By Karen Harper -
I must admit, from the beginning, that although I have Harper’s other Elizabeth I books sitting on my “To Be Read” shelves (...Read Review
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