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SATURDAY SPOTLIGHT: Castles in the Air by Sheila Myers

Purchase Now from Amazon In Castles in the Air, author Sheila Myers crafts a tale of greed, ambition, and drive for freedom as she continues the fictional account of the Durant family begun in Imaginary Brightness. When their father dies, William and Ella are finally free of his domineering control to pursue their ambitions. William is now head of the...

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RETRO REVIEW: Katherine by Anya Seton

Purchase Now from Amazon. Katherine is an epic novel of a love affair that changed history—that of Katherine Swynford and John of Gaunt, Duke of Lancaster, the ancestors of most of the British royal family. Set in the vibrant fourteenth century of Chaucer and the Black Death, the story features knights fighting in battle, serfs struggling in poverty, and the...

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Mistress of the Court by Laura Purcell

Purchase Now from Amazon Orphaned and trapped in an abusive marriage, Henrietta Howard has little left to lose. She stakes everything on a new life in Hanover with its royal family, the heirs to the British throne. Henrietta’s beauty and intelligence soon win her the friendship of clever Princess Caroline and her mercurial husband, Prince George. But, as time passes,...

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SPOTLIGHT & GIVEAWAY: The Determined Heart (The Tale of Mary Shelley and Her Frankenstein) by Antoinette May

Purchase Now from Amazon. The Determined Heart reveals the life of Mary Shelley in a story of love and obsession, betrayal and redemption. The daughter of political philosopher William Godwin and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, Mary Shelley had an unconventional childhood populated with the most talented and eccentric personalities of the time. After losing her mother at an early age, she...

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The Boleyn Deceit (Boleyn Trilogy #2) by Laura Andersen

Henry IX, known as William, is the son of Anne Boleyn and now the leader of England, his regency period finally at an end. His newfound power, however, comes with the looming specter of war with the other major powers of Europe, with strategic alliances that must be forged on both the battlefield and in the bedroom, and with a...

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Sultana: Two Sisters by Lisa J. Yarde

Buy now from Amazon In fourteenth-century Spain, former friends vie for a man’s heart and the future of his kingdom. Both women are captives sold into the harem of Sultan Yusuf I of Moorish Granada. A young girl with a hidden heritage, Esperanza Peralta, forges a new identity as Butayna and becomes the mother of Yusuf’s firstborn son. The Jewess...

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Audra by Amanda L.V. Shalaby

Buy now from Amazon Blurb: Audra Kingsley, a wealthy heiress, may not have seen much of the world, but she knows exactly how she wants her future to play out – and a coming out ball held at her country estate, Kingsley Manor, would suit her just fine. Her father’s wish that she be presented at St. James in London...

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Lord Esterleigh’s Daughter by Kathy Fischer-Brown

Publisher’s Blurb: As a child, Anne Fairfield dreams of the father she never knew, the hero who died fighting the French and their Indian allies in a land across the sea. Her mother’s stories, and fantasies of her own devising, sustain and nurture her through a poor and lonely existence. Until one winter night, a strange man comes to call,...

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The Affairs of Harriet Walters, Spinster by C.M. Spencer

PUBLISHER’s BLURB: Set in England during the reign of the Prince Regent, The Affairs of Harriet Walters, Spinster is a tender romantic comedy. Harriet Walters, a twenty-six year old spinster, is evicted from her home and sent to live with a persnickety aunt. Resigned to the life of an unpaid companion, fate intervenes and Harriet becomes an heiress. Leaving her...

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Summerset Abbey by T.J. Brown

BLURB 1913: In a sprawling manor on the outskirts of London, three young women seek to fulfill their destinies and desires amidst the unspoken rules of society in this stunning series starter that fans of Downton Abbey will love. Rowena Buxton Sir Philip Buxton raised three girls into beautiful and capable young women in a bohemian household that defied Edwardian...

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