Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Scandalous Duchess by Anne O’Brien

The Scandalous Duchess by Anne O’Brien My rating: 4 of 5 stars An impoverished widow Lady Katherine Swynford seeks employment with the Duke of Lancaster John of Gaunt. She had been raised by his mother and served his first wife … Continue reading

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The Song of the Gladiator by Paul Doherty

The Song of the Gladiator by Paul Doherty My rating: 3 of 5 stars This one was a slow starter for me and then I couldn’t put it down! Set in the reign of Emperor Constantine when Christianity is no … Continue reading

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The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud

The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud My rating: 5 of 5 stars My 10 year bought this book but after a while found it too scary to read to herself in bed so I stepped in to read it to … Continue reading

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