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Smouldering Fires

By Anya Seton - Published 2010

Genres:

Time-slip

Amy Delatour, a shy, awkward high school senior, lives an unhappy life in Greenwich, Connecticut in the 1970s. Her mother is cold and ...Read Review

Child of the Morning

By Pauline Gedge - Published 1977Published 2010

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

Child of the Morning, set in ancient Egypt, follows Queen-Pharaoh Hatshepsut from her early childhood as the favorite daughter of Thothmes the First ...Read Review

Calico Palace

By Gwen Bristow - Published 2010

Genres:

SagaWestern

Two women meet in a village of 900 people in 1848 California. Kendra reluctantly accompanies her stepfather, who is an army officer assigned to what ...Read Review

Middling Folk: Three Seas, Three Centuries, One Scots-Irish Family

By Linda H. Matthews - Published 2010

Genres:

NonfictionSaga

The author has dedicated this publication to her father, and rightly so. His desire to research and record his family history laid the ...Read Review

Celia Garth

By Gwen Bristow - Published 2009

Genres:

Adventure

  Celia Garth is tired of being a poor relation. Determined to make her way as a dressmaker in revolutionary Charleston, South Carolina, ...Read Review

Foxfire

By Anya Seton - Published 2008

Genres:

AdventureRomance

This novel, first published in 1951, is set in New York City and the Arizona in the 1930s. Amanda Lawrence, a sheltered young woman, ...Read Review

Thornyhold

By Mary Stewart - Published 2008

Genres:

Romance

A welcome reissue of Mary Stewart’s novella, this story is set in 1940s England, and features Gilly Ramsey, a young woman who ...Read Review

Kentucky Clay

By Katherine Bateman - Published 2008

Genres:

Nonfiction

When I received this book to review, I expected it to be largely centered on two of Kentucky’s most famous Clays, statesman ...Read Review

The Hearth and Eagle

By Anya Seton - Published 2008

Genres:

Epic

This novel, first published in 1948, was the fourth written by Anya Seton, a popular historical fiction writer who died in 1990, and the author ...Read Review

Sword at Sunset

By Rosemary Sutcliff - Published 2008

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Although fans of Arthurian history and fiction have long been familiar with the depiction of Arthur as the last of the Romano-British warriors, ...Read Review