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By Stewart Binns -
After the death of Harold in 1066, Edgar the Atheling is proclaimed king by his Saxon supporters. When the various rebellions are ruthlessly put ...Read Review
By Alison Weir -
Being born with royal blood running through the veins can be a most significant disadvantage. Alison Weir, getting into stride as a historical ...Read Review
By S.K. Keogh -
During the late 17th century on the Atlantic Ocean, primarily in the West Indies, pirates roam the high seas looking for plunder while ...Read Review
By William Dietrich -
In 1803, American adventurer Ethan Gage becomes involved in Caribbean island intrigue when a renegade former French police officer and his henchmen kidnap him ...Read Review
By Sally MacKenzie -
Venus Valentine, Duchess of Greycliffe, was born on St. Valentine’s Day, as were her three sons, and every year she throws a ...Read Review
By Jane Sullivan -
This is a Gothic novel set in Australia. Unbelievable! –Australia must be the least Gothic country on earth, but here it is. The ...Read Review
By Rebecca Dean -
Most of us know Wallis Simpson for what she is most famous: Edward VIII’s love for the twice-divorced woman was the precipitating ...Read Review
By Tracy Groot -
American pilot Tom Jaeger is shot down over France in 1944. Because he personifies the ideal Aryan, the French Resistance recruits him to pose ...Read Review
By Michael McGarrity -
The Western often suffers from literary snobbishness, but good authors of the genre, like Michael McGarrity, know their era and don’t embellish ...Read Review
By Sara Sheridan -
The year is 1951, and although rationing is still in force, England is slowly moving towards normality after the war years. Following the death ...Read Review
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