Daily Archives: April 7, 2012

The Wicked and the Just – J. Anderson Coats

The story takes place in Wales around 1280 when King Edward I of England conquered Wales.  He sealed his control of the Welsh by granting lands to loyal Englishmen and moving them into newly built town houses within castle walls.  … Continue reading

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Sister Queens: The Noble, Tragic Lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Spain – Julia Fox

The five surviving children of King Ferdinand of Aragon and Quen Isabella of Castile were given the best of educations, were taught the nuances of statecraft and were raised to realize that their role in life was to increase the … Continue reading

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The Child Who – Simon Lelic

Leo Curtice, an attorney in a town in southern England, is excited when asked to defend a 12-year-old boy accused of murdering an 11-year-old girl.  This is a career-making case.  The excitement is short lived however, as Leo experiences the … Continue reading

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