The story starts out in 1996 when Meg Lloyd, a single mother and widow learns that her abusive husband has died in a car crash. With horror, she mentally recounts the haunting scenes where she faced abuse at the hands of her cruel and unruly husband.
War is brewing and the Gods are behind it. Paris, the young Trojan Prince is at the base of Mount Ida, tending to a flock of goats when something fantastic happens to him.
Zenobia bat-Zabbai, the heroine of Daughter of Sand and Stone is no ordinary Palmyrene woman. Her father is Zabbai, the Great Chief of the Amlaqi tribe and her mother is Berenikë, a direct descendant of the legendary Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt.
The year is 1942 and Margarita Truschenko is a Volksdeutsche, an ethnic German from Poland. With blonde hair, stunning features, and blue eyes, she is the very picture of an Aryan woman.
If you enjoy self-important princesses who are so full of themselves that they have little room for anything of substance, then this is your book. Whenever I hear that Philippa Gregory has released a book, I am as excited as a little kid during the Holiday season.
Catalina de Aragon is a fresh-faced, bright-eyed Spanish beauty who comes to the strange land of England to wed Arthur, Prince of Wales. The demure Spanish princess who thereafter is referred to as Katherine (in the English style) arrives in her new country amid great pomp and revelry.
Annette Chetwynd is the apple of her father’s eye and a source of endless envy for her mother. A sickly creature with a propensity for fainting spells, she is conducted everywhere by her attendant, Miss Lucy Haawk.
Rosanna Zook is a survivor. For years she has been married to a horrid and abusive husband, Timothy Zook. It seems like Rosanna cannot do anything right and, to make matters worse, Timothy is indolent and he is far from being what a proper Amish man is expected to be.
Persian Dreams recounts three generations of a family living during the twentieth century and provides insight into the political issues of the day. All around Talah and her family, Iran undergoes a transformation. The world that Talah grew up in is a different world than the one that her granddaughter Nosha grew up in.
Cora is a young woman who has spent her entire life under the yoke of slavery, living at a cotton plantation owned by the Randall family. For Cora, life has been anything but easy and it’s like fate dealt her a cruel hand.
The moment I saw this book, I was transported back to my Junior year of high school. Perched in that plastic chair in my Social Studies class, I watched a film – one that was disturbing beyond words – for the first time.
Set in Regency England, Dawn at Emberwilde is the second installment in the Treasures of Surrey trilogy. The story centers on a simple young woman by the name of Isabel Creston who teaches at a school called Fellsworth.