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Joan Szechtman

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THE MINE (Northwest Passage Book 1) by John A. Heldt (3.5 stars)Having just graduated from college in 2000, Joel Smith explores an abandoned mine and emerges in 1941, a few months before the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor. I thoroughly enjoyed this book. The characters were engaging and the plot interesting. How Joel managed his situation was plausibly developed and there was just enough happening... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.19 · 199 ratings · 60 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
This Time (Richard III, #1)

3.02 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Loyalty Binds Me (Richard I...

3.45 avg rating — 74 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Having just graduated from college in 2000, Joel Smith explores an abandoned mine and emerges in 1941, a few months before the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor.
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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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