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review: The Courtier’s Secret

The Courtier’s Secret by Donna Russo Morin Jeanne du Bois is the daughter of a minor noble in the court…

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review: Dark Angels

Dark Angels by Karleen Koen When her affianced suddenly married one of her closest friends, lady-in-waiting Alice Verney traveled to…

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review: Before Versailles

Before Versailles by Karleen Koen Louis XIV is a young king on the cusp of power when Cardinal Mazarin dies,…

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review: Rochester, the Mad Earl

Rochester, the Mad Earl by Kathleen Kellow The adventures and exploits of John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, are resurrected…

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review: The Countess

The Countess by Rebecca Johns One would expect a novel on the life of Erzsebet Bathory to lean toward the…