Mike and the Dragons (Mike the Knight)

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Spans time from the American Revolution to the turn of the 20th century. Philip is insisting Alais now marries John as agreed years before else he wants her dowry, the lands of the Vexen, back. There's a new medieval nun mystery series out as well, by Cassandra Clark, featuring Hildegard, Abbess of Meaux. In the 1950s, when Katie is five, her family moves from Iowa to Georgia, where there are few Japanese-Americans. Eleanor's strained marriage to the French monarch results in years of sexual frustration and solitude, since Louis' fervent devotion to the church leaves little time for producing an heir.

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Castle in Danger

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Still looking forward to the third one, Devil's Brood, though (the wrong book touchstones here). And as far as the syntax goes, it is also highly simplified and therefore in keeping with seventeenth-century French aesthetics. I stare at the bodies-rows and rows of bodies. Includes author's note on Kempe, writer of "The Book of Margery Kempe," considered by some to be the first autobiography in the English language. Any thoughts about the truth or fiction of the custom?

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The Lost Castle Treasure

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In his deceptively slim novel, Hotel de Dream, Mr White re-imagines the final days of American literary phenomenon Stephen Crane, who is wasting away from tuberculosis at the age of twenty-eight. To this day, it’s considered one of the greatest crusader strongholds ever built. Maybe the challenge is to be one yourself? Biblio is a marketplace for book collectors comprised of thousands of independent, professional booksellers, located all over the world, who list their books for sale online so that customers like you can find them!

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Medieval Castle (Time Tours)

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Yet Harry, like Lotte's husband, goes on accepting the main character as a family friend, albeit unenthusiastically. We read historical fiction, I think, specifically because it can be such an exciting introduction to a historical period we don't know much about. Who among us ladies hasn’t dreamed of a knight in shinning armour? THE LADIES OF GRACE ADIEU AND OTHER STORIES: This collection of eight short stories are written in 18th and 19th century England. 51.

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The Blue Roan Child [First American Edition]

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I graduated with honors from Winthrop University in 2007 where I studied medieval art history, children’s literature, and education. Ian can tell she’s drawn to him as well—but he’s her boss, and his company has a strict no-fraternization policy. The path a historical novelist has to tread is clearly beset by dangers. She was the last woman to be executed in and had been convicted of strangling her daughter in law, Hanna Johansdotter. McTeaguePrisoners of HopeThe Red Badge of Courage Question #9MultipleSelect Score: Mark Twain's two famous historical novels are: _____.

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The Quest

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Most have a historical component, of course. Fujiwara no Sanemori was a high-born courtier who met a ghostly woman in 1045 who turned him into a vampire. And he’s ably aided and abetted by the dead earl’s niece, Freya. FIND COSTUMES FOR YOUR SCHOOLS PRODUCTION? So Matsuyama must discover who is behind the assassination attempt as well as retrieve the girl. I also very much admire Mary Renault's books about Alexander the Great, her research glows, Alexander's humanity shines--but that is an earlier time.

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Full Circle: the Story of Outlaw-Prince Edwin, High King of

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During this time Cather was trying to adjust to a new home in New York, to cope with her father's death, and to deal with her mother's debilitating stroke. "Life does beat us up sometimes," she wrote to Mary Jewett in May 1928, and "we must take our drubbing"; to Zona Gale she wrote in late 1929 that life "had been hitting her pretty hard" (Woodress 414, 420). They should have known better than to bully Daenerys where she once had one of her most glorious moments (after she ate the wild stallion’s heart).

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The Book of the Lion

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Thus its cultivation represents a cultivation of the mind. I wasn't aware that the church wouldn't let people read because it might confuse them and that many people became monks because they didn't want to go to war. The group includes "The Splendour and the Dust", "'The Winds of Time", "Thunder at Dawn" and "The Tumult and the Shouting". "Aztec" series of 6 by Gary Jennings (aka Gabriel Quyth) with contributing authors Robert Gleason and Junius Podrug. As the eldest daughter of the new Earl of Salisbury, young Bess de Montacute is anticipating a suitable match.

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Abelard and the Witch's Vengeance (Adventures of Abelard

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A similar database is the Corpus of Early Medieval Coin Finds at Cambridge University. But I believe I stayed true to the real woman, and I was pleased to see that Gera’s defiant face on the cover of THE IRISH PRINCESS is very close to her extant portraits. The main reason for the disparity between fact and fiction is the convention in historical fiction to have a completely fictional protagonist whom the audience sympathizes with. [22] The filmmakers were adamant that their hero be the man who surrendered Jerusalem to Saladin, but that was where their fidelity to history ended.

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The Well at the End of the World

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Brother Hermitage had me at turns adoring him then wanting to smack him upside the head. Franz Josef is desperate for the letter not to fall into the wrong hands, for it contains a damning secret. Things did not look good for David, yet wasn't the Lord on his side? Think about some of the people you love the most in your life. Her marriage to Pierre by novel's end on one level may be seen as a very predictable and sentimental ending to Cather's story. Minor bumping to lower end of spine and corners, otherwise a good tight copy in similar, unclipped dustwrapper of this hard-cover book.

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