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The author departs from his first book (Eagle in the Snow) which shows in intimate detail the skills and character needed to head an Ancient Roman legion at the border of the Empire. As students learn additional details about the Middle Ages, display their research on a clever "Castle Facts" bulletin board. The novel moves from late-sixteenth century Holland to Spain to Denmark and features a wide range of real people. The protagonist is a 13-year-old male and it is set in medieval Japan.

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Britannia is the first of four novels in a historical fiction series by the author; all available free to obooko members. The contest for Charlotte had already begun. I also really really enjoyed all the research and works I consulted on the Royal Northwest Mounted Police. Trilogy includes "The Rising Tide", "The Steel Wave" and "No Less Than Victory". "Sergeant Jack Crossman" series of 8 by Garry Kilworth (aka Garry Douglas). At least Smith is a good writer, which is actually more than I can say for Christian Jacq. “Those who desire to give up freedom in order to gain security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.” Benjamin Franklin But, as I am a sucker for anything set in the ancient world, I become less discriminating regardless of the writing quality because I love the history of ancient Egypt, ancient Greece and ancient Rome.

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Holsinger said he wanted to explore their literary friendship, to imagine how it might have gone through shifting contours and difficulties, involving the shadowy sides of the two men. In the reign of Anne’s daughter, Elizabeth I, Anne was reborn as the Protestant champion who brought much needed religious reform to England. In fact, there are some cases in which artists relied on tradition to the point of absurdity. At first determined to ignore the rumors about her new husband, Barbara embraces the pleasures of the Ferrarese court.

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The Templars believed they were warriors fighting on Gods behalf and developed a fearsome reputation among the neighboring Muslim rulers. This book gives an eye-opening view of Tudor and Elizabethan cuisine. WORLD WITHOUT END: Check out Ken Follet’s novel with a plot incorporating the Hundred Years’ War and the Black Death. 100. Publishers also attach the label "gothic" to a specific kind of paperback historical-romance potboiler. According to Marion Marsh Brown and Ruth Crone (information verified by Helen Cather Southwick), Cather first learned of the island from a librarian at the New York Public Library who told Cather the remote fishing island in the Bay of Fundy was "probably the quietest place in the world" (6-7).

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Lindsay writes in a variety of eras, from ancient Crete and Egypt, to Roman and medieval Britain and up to the present. Christian Historical Novels reflect Christian themes. AH Twilight - Rated: T - English - Romance/Family - Chapters: 4 - Words: 14,272 - Reviews: 104 - Favs: 93 - Follows: 44 - Updated: 3/7/2011 - Published: 3/1/2011 - [Edward, Bella] - Complete A Christmas story written as a thank you to my readers. Consider the following: What a bastard! — William of Normandy, as seen here delicately embroidered in the famous Bayeux Tapestry, was a ruthless ruler and shrewd tactician.

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