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review: The Secret Confessions of Anne Shakespeare

The Secret Confessions of Anne Shakespeare by Arliss Ryan In a death bed confession to her beloved granddaughter, Anne Shakespeare…

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review: The Fall of Anne Boleyn

The Fall of Anne Boleyn by Claire Ridgway A timeline of the final days of this controversial Queen of England,…

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review: The Anne Boleyn Collection

The Anne Boleyn Collection by Claire Ridgway This book reads like a collection of essays and may be blog posts…

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review: The Young Mary Queen of Scots

The Young Mary Queen of Scots by Jean Plaidy This is one of three Young Adult novels by Jean Plaidy…

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review: Meg Roper

Meg Roper by Jean Plaidy This young adult novel penned in the early 60’s is based on the eldest daughter…

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review: Evergreen Gallant

Evergreen Gallant by Jean Plaidy There are three major themes to this novel: Catholics versus Huguenots, the succession of the…

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review: To Serve a King

To Serve a King by Donna Russo Morin Morin’s newest femme fatale, Genevieve Gravois, is sent to the court of…

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review: The King’s Agent

The King’s Agent by Donna Russo Morin Blending fact and fantasy, this fast-paced novel–which can only be described as an…

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review: Loving Will Shakespeare

Loving Will Shakespeare by Carolyn Meyer A young adult novel based around the courtship and marriage of William Shakespeare and…

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review: Duchessina

Duchessina: A Novel of Catherine de’ Medici by Carolyn Meyer Duchessina is a young adult novel based on the early…

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review: The Wild Irish

The Wild Irish by Robin Maxwell In 1593, Grace O’Malley, Mother of the Irish Rebellion, famously met with Queen Elizabeth…

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review: Virgin: Prelude to the Throne

Virgin: Prelude to the Throne by Robin Maxwell I knew I’d like this one, as I’ve liked all of her…