Reviews - Historical

Laiden's Daughter
Suzan
Tisdale

Left motherless as a wee bairn, Aishlinn has suffered mightily  at the hands of her step-father and brother.   After growing up in isolation and servitude she is traded by her brothers to the depraved Earl of  Penrith.  She makes a desperate escape, fleeing England for the Scottish highlands, where she is rescued by Duncan McEwan and his men.  

Dangerous Favor
Joyce
DiPastena

Mathhilde's father was accused of stealing from the king many years ago and as a result, she and her brother have had to live with the shame and straitened circumstances.  Now she is old enough to marry and has hopes to wed someone with enough wealth to supply the money needed to investigate and possibly clear her father’s name.

Sumerford's Autumn
Barbara Gaskell
Denvil

It is the end of the 15th century, King Henry VII is fighting desperately to retain his throne against one who calls himself Richard Plantagenet. Among those subjects, the Earl of Sumerford’s four sons struggle to make their mark, choose their side and stand their ground.

The First Apostle
Katherine
Pym

Camille Desmoulins is a writer in Paris, France.  He tries to support himself  selling pamphlets he has written, but it is slow going.  He would like to marry the love of his life, Lucile, but her father won’t agree to the match given Desmoulins’s inability to support a wife.  Suddenly, Desmoulins becomes a voice for the French Revolution, and his pen is golden!  He inspires men to overthrow th

After spending three years in a war fighting to earn  riches so he can win his lady’s love, Robin of Locksey finally returns home. Unfortunately, things are not what he expected. His soul mate, Marion is married to another man. His people are suffering under the harsh rule of  Sir Guy of Gisbourne and the Sheriff of Nottingham. Something must be done to stop the cruelty.

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