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White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century India – William Dalrymple

White Mughals is the romantic and ultimately tragic tale of a passionate love affair that crossed and transcended all the cultural, religious and political boundaries of its time.James Achilles Kirkpatrick was the British Resident at the court of the Nizam of Hyderabad when in 1798 he glimpsed Kahir un-Nissa—’Most excellent among Women’—the great-niece of the Nizam’s Prime Minister and a descendant of the Prophet. 312 more words

Books

The Ruins

The Ruins of Talisay City was the largest residential structure built at that time. This mansion belongs to sugar baron Don Mariano “Anoy” Ledesma Lacson (1865-1948.) Built after the death of his wife Maria Braga (1911) and served as the residence of their unmarried children. 240 more words

Travel

Tales of the Crusaders 1 : Walter Scott - "The Betrothed"

“Widowed wife, and married maid,

Betrothed, betrayer, and betrayed.”

Most of Europe came uneasily together for that First Crusade hinted at in Walter Scott’s  “Count Robert of Paris” 773 more words

Classics

Separated By Time (The Thistle & Hive Series #3) by Jennae Vale

Title: Separated By Time

Author: Jennae Vale

Release date: August 7th 2015

Genre: Romance, Time Travel, Historical

Book Description:

A vision of disaster has Edna Campbell sending her niece, Maggie MacKinnon, a fledgling witch, back in time to sixteenth century Scotland in an attempt to save the MacKenzie clan and to face a mirror image of herself in the form of an evil witch named Brielle. 459 more words

Romance

REVIEW: Through Adversity by Amelia Faulkner

I received this book for free by the author for an honest and impartial review. My receiving the book in no way affects my review. 737 more words

Books

Rot There, Lil Miss Kentucky   (2015Sep04)

Friday, September 04, 2015                                              11:16 AM

I’m glad that Kentucky clerk is cooling her heels in jail—what a piece of work. There’s not a lot of love in that face—in those beady little eyes—no kindness in that holier-than-thou claim to ‘obedience to God’. 254 more words

Personal Observations

American Heroes~COCHISE (1812-1874)~by rldubour

Friday!!!!! time for a post of a American Hero!, Educational, Historical and a little poetry! today is:

Knowing your American Heroes


COCHISE (1812-1874)

He led the Chiricahua Apaches… 553 more words

Poetry