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The Winter Crown (Eleanor of Aquitaine #2) by Elizabeth Chadwick

This is the third Elizabeth Chadwick book I’ve read, and I just love her work. The other two I’ve read relate to this one and are well worth reading if you enjoy historical fiction. 660 more words

Historical Fiction

12th Century Tunes for Writers

 Roz Morris writes the Undercover Soundtrack, a blog that investigates the music that inspires writers. My interview explains the sources of 12th century inspiration and the troubadour music that forever changed love songs.

Eleanor Of Aquitaine

The Young Life Begins

Eleanor of Aquitaine did not know she could change the world. No one guessed she ever would caught in her charisma, the way her court was.

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Eleanor Of Aquitaine

Devil's Consort - Anne O'Brien

This book has the subtitle “England’s Most Ruthless Queen” and, yes, it’s about Eleanor of Aquitaine. There are quite a few novels about this character from writers such as Alison Weir, and very good they are too. 596 more words

Anne O'Brien


Book Review:  She-Wolves

Helen Castor, She-Wolves: The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth. Faber and Faber, London, 2010 (Hbk)

She-Wolves deals, as the subtitle tells us, with “The Women Who Ruled England Before Elizabeth”, ie. 425 more words

Dottie Tales

Richard III to be honoured in France

Unexpected news has reached us from Saumur in the Loire valley. The local wine growers have decided to commission a top artist to honour Richard with a “reclining statue” (possibly an effigy) in nearby… 218 more words

The Red Hand deleted scenes – free ebook download

“Too much! Too much!”

That’s what my editor had said upon receipt of the manuscript of The Red Hand, whilst banging his head repeatedly on the desk. 105 more words