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By Margaret Moore -
After marrying Eleanor of Aquitaine, King Henry II relies on French advisers rather than his own countrymen, which upsets some English nobles. He ...Read Review
By Elaine Knighton -
In 1200 Ceridwen ap Morgan’s father arranges for her to wed her enemy, an English knight. She’d rather not, but there is ...Read Review
By Kathleen Morgan -
Three years after the Massacre of Glencoe, Maggie Robertson enters a nunnery. While she wishes to serve God, she also flees the man ...Read Review
By Michael Pastourneau (trans. Jody Glodding) -
Stripes are part of our everyday lives, but depending on how or where we encounter them, they evoke certain impressions. This thought-provoking book ...Read Review
By Alan Gold -
If not for Irish bards and poets and occasional legal documents, we might not know about the legendary pirate queen who threatened the ...Read Review
By Harry Turtledove -
In 1588 the Spanish Armada failed in its attempt to invade England, but what if it hadn’t? That is the premise of this ...Read Review
By Edwin Lanham -
Life during the Great Depression is hard, particularly for those living in Oklahoma. The Stricklands are one such family. Facing imminent loss of ...Read Review
By Brian Kaufman -
Although few Americans remember March 6, 1836, many know the event connected with that date – the day Santa Ana’s army breached the defenses of ...Read Review
By Kathleen Morgan -
With her husband’s escalating abuse, Killian Campbell and her son flee. Alexander pursues and strangles her, but a stranger intervenes. When the ...Read Review
By Tracie Peterson -
Miranda Colton awakens in a stranger’s cabin after being washed overboard on a trip to the Yukon in 1898. During her recuperation, the ...Read Review
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