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About a month ago, contacted authors who have published Kindle editions of their print books, offering a new feature called Matchbook, giving us the opportunity to discount the digital editions from 50% of list to free. I've opted give away the Kindle editions to anyone who buys or has bought new print editions of This Time and Loyalty Binds Me .

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This Time (Richard III, #1)
3.04 of 5 stars 3.04 avg rating — 105 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Loyalty Binds Me (Richard I...
3.45 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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2.75 of 5 stars 2.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012
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This Time Loyalty Binds Me
Richard III (2 books)
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Anne Neville by Amy Licence
Anne Neville: Richard III's Tragic Queen
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Unfortunately, this book fell far short of my expectations developed from the quite brilliant introduction. Once I got into the body of the book, I found it contradictory and repetitive. For example, in Chapter 3: Warring Cousins 1458 – 1460, Licence...more
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The Last Days of Richard III and the fate of his DNA by John Ashdown-Hill
The Last Days of Richard III and the fate of his DNA: The Book that Inspired the Dig
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recommended for: Ricardians and those interested in late 15th-century English History
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I have just started reading the Kindle edition of The Last Days of Richard III and the fate of his DNA by John Ashdown-Hill. I don't often recommend a book until I finish it--but this is a must read. John has a lovely sense of humor and a dry style,...more
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To Kill a Mocking Dog
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