Daily Archives: July 29, 2012

Gods and Warriors – Michelle Paver

During the Bronze Age in ancient Greece, scrappy orphan Hylas, branded an outsider and banished from the village, has kept himself and his sister alive by tending goats.  The story opens with Hylas running for his life after losing his … Continue reading

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Garment of Shadows – Laurie R. King

This is the twelfth installment in the mystery and adventure series featuring Mary Russell and her husband, Sherlock Holmes.  Having awakened in bed with a skull throbbing so painfully she wanted to weep, she realized that she could not just … Continue reading

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The Kingmaker’s Daughter – Philippa Gregory

Little Anne, nearly nine years old, is processing into the throne room at the Tower of London, come to pay her respects to the Queen who will be crowned tomorrow.  She steps forward to make her curtsey and is stunned … Continue reading

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