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Richard III and the Princes in the Tower Novels

There are three “Princes in the Tower” novels that have intrigued me over the years: To the Tower Born by…

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Eleanor Hibbert: Letter about Jane Shore in The Goldsmith’s Wife

Just days after the announcement that confirmed Richard III’s remains were found, I received this correspondence (purchased from a document…

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review: A Rose for the Crown

A Rose for the Crown by Anne Easter Smith It’s difficult to write a synopsis for this book because it…

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review: The Sun in Splendour

The Sun in Splendour by Jean Plaidy Elizabeth Woodville is the focus of this detailed account of the Wars of…

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review: The Queen of Last Hopes

The Queen of Last Hopes by Susan Higginbotham She-wolf of France, but worse than wolves of France… Women are soft,…

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review: The White Queen

The White Queen by Philippa Gregory Imagine an Elizabeth Woodville who is not a vindictive harpy; a cold and calculating…

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review: The Red Queen

The Red Queen by Philippa Gregory This highly anticipated second novel of the Wars of the Roses from Philippa Gregory,…

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review: The Lady of the Rivers

The Lady of the Rivers by Philippa Gregory The third installment of the Cousins’ War series, The Lady of the…

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review: Figures in Silk by Vanora Bennett

Figures in Silk by Vanora Bennett Having read her previous novel, Portrait of an Unknown Woman, I was expecting a…