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Gallows Wedding

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A dark novel of witchcraft and forbidden love set against the backdrop of religious upheaval in Henry VIII's times.
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Susan Dexter
Almost every review of this title suggests it was come upon or acquired by accident, or in mysterious circumstances: I bought mine at a Friends of the Library book sale. I’ve just finished re-reading. This is a powerful book I have never forgotten—even when I could recall neither title nor author.
It’s not a jolly book. Not for the faint or tender of heart. Happiness in it is hard come-by, and fleeting at best. I do, though, seem to be a fan of the tragic ending: Wuthering Heights, Ursula LeGu
Donni Hakanson
I first read this book in my earl teens and loved it. Almost thirty years have passed and I have not forgotten the main characters. I finally tracked down a copy and just finished it. Not often a book can reduce one to tears and Rhona Martin weaves such a spell. The story line is quite tragic and gut-wrenching, and I am guessing, authentic regarding the times of the 1500's. This book won the first Georgette Heyer Fiction award and deservedly so. If you are fascinated by the times of the witch hu ...more
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hated it dont even bother
Sara Gregory

this is a book that i wasn't sure if i liked it while i was reading it. it is different from most books i have ever read. some of the characters grow on you, while others are disturbing. At the end you realize that it was a great story and you will always remember hazel.
This is a wonderful book....if you haven't read it you are slighting yourself!
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