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Iris Anthony As with most of my books, I got the seed of the idea (the treatment of relics in the Dark Ages) as I was researching a different book entirely.…moreAs with most of my books, I got the seed of the idea (the treatment of relics in the Dark Ages) as I was researching a different book entirely. Following the 'rabbit trails' of research have led to some new-to-me historical discoveries that have eventually blossomed into books.(less)
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The Ruins of Lace
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Like a Flower in Bloom by Siri Mitchell
"Like a Flower in Bloom by Siri Mitchell is a lovely historical romance novel. It is such an enjoyable book to read (it made me laugh). Like a Flower in Bloom takes place in 1852 Cheshire, England. Charlotte Withersby is twenty-two and unmarried (v..." Read more of this review »
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The Rosetta Key by William Dietrich
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Love this series! The author is a genius at never going where you think he will...or want him to.
In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
" Great insight into the beginnings of WWII. I was pulling my hair as I read it, trying to talk the characters into doing something, anything, to stop t ...more "
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In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
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The Ghost Map by Steven Johnson
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Gives twinges of indigestion a whole new meaning. I felt queasy for a week after I finished this one. Great insight into the time period and living conditions and very readable.
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Letters from Camp by Kate Klise
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So inventive. Loved this one!
" I'm so delighted to join this group -- thanks, Rick! I enjoy reading and writing historical fiction. My latest release is The Ruins of Lace. I'm readi ...more "
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“...lace is formed from the absence of substance; it is imagined in the spaces between the threads. Lace is a thing like hope. It lived, it survived, and it was desired for what it was not. If faith, as the nuns said, was the substance of things hoped for, then lace was the outline - the suggestion - of things not seen.”
Iris Anthony, The Ruins of Lace

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