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By Priscilla Royal -
In the bitter cold winter of 1271, Prioress Eleanor of Tyndal returns to her father’s castle on the Welsh border. Her young nephew ...Read Review
By Nigel Tranter -
The author, who died in 2000 after publishing more than ninety historical novels about Scotland and Scots-related issues, revisits the stories of Marie of ...Read Review
By Paul Weidner -
Monsieur Hugues, the dwarf at the center of this tale, draws a coarse and bawdy portrait of the glittering court of Louis XIV. ...Read Review
By Stan Gordon -
1830: Baby Lozen of the Warm Springs Apache, sister of the great leader Victorio, is discovered to have the Power of the Blue Hands, ...Read Review
By Audrey Howard -
Beth and Milly Goodwin are the beautiful twin daughters of Noah Goodwin, a well-to-do Lancashire glass manufacturer, and his wife Abby (the heroine ...Read Review
By D.L. Larson -
This is a novel of the War of 1812. Elizabeth Kincaid and her mother are captured on the Ohio River by Shawnee raiders, led ...Read Review
By William Woodruff -
Vessel of Sadness is not a new book; it was first published in 1969. But it is fitting that there be a new printing ...Read Review
By David Richards -
The Plough’s Share follows Jack Thornton from England to South Africa to Canada at the end of the 19th century. Jack’s ...Read Review