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The Queen’s Vow: A Novel of ...

<i>The Queen’s Vow: A Novel of Isabella of Castile</i> by C.W. Gortner

  The Queen’s Vow is the latest book in my on-going project of trying to read as much as I can about women leaders throughout history. I am slowly realizing, as I move through adulthood, how little I know about the women who have gone before me that have shaped the world. I know more […]

The Wild Queen by Carolyn Meye...

<i>The Wild Queen</i> by Carolyn Meyer

So I’m Scottish. Well, partially. But enough that I should know things about the history of the place. My mom and I went on a trip through our ancestral homelands a few months back and both of us were increasingly ashamed how often we had to Google information and stories. When we climbed back into […]

The Royal Marriage Arrangement...

<i>The Royal Marriage Arrangement</i> by Rebecca Winters

  The Royal Marriage Arrangement was written in 2008 for Harlequin’s Diamond anniversary series “Diamond Brides”. It’s a perfectly charming book – one of their shorter ones clocking in at 187 pages so I finished it in a few hours. Alexandra , or Alex, believes herself to be an orphan of a troubled and deceased […]