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3.94  ·  Rating Details ·  16 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Lady Aveline realized that at the age of twenty most women her age were mothers server times over, cloistered nuns or already dead. Instead she lived quite happily among the holy sisters of Thorney designing magnificent tapestries. So impressive was their needlework that the sisters were commissioned to create a tapestry depicting the Norman conquest of their own Saxon ...more
Mass Market Paperback, 352 pages
Published April 28th 1993 by HarperCollins Publishers
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"Dear Reader,
You are holding the book I dreamed of writing for ten years.
Maura Seger"

TAPESTRY transported the reader to the bleakness of eleventh century England tempered by the premise of peace and the expectation of love. At the time, the people were going through a terrible drought and there was still the uneasy surrender by the Anglo-Saxons from roughly ten years beforehand. Following the conquest, the Anglo-Saxon nobility were either killed, exiled or joined the ranks of
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This is an interesting read. It is a historical romance which gives the reader more background and a little bit of history as well. The story is filled with war and death and love and peace. Once you start to get in to the characters, it is very hard to put down. I like to change up genres and Maura Segers' books are a nice place to land as they combine fiction, history, mystery and romance!
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I picked this book up while camping on a take a book, leave a book shelf. It was the light reading I was looking for at the moment. I enjoyed it well enough. Not sure I would recommend it to anyone, though.
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Maura Seger was born in 1951. She and her husband, Michael, met while they were both working for the same company. They married after a whirlwind courtship that might have been taken directly from romance novel. She credits her husband's patient support and good humor for helping her fulfill the lifelong dream of being a writer.

Published since 1982, Maura Seger is a prolific novelist, who also wro
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