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Lord Protector (Roger Ward #1)

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In 1485 Henry Tudor defeated Richard III at Bosworth, and the Wars of the Roses blessedly came to an end. During the long struggle the throne had violently changed hands five times. The Wars cost England 100,000 lives and wiped out a good portion of the nobility.

Richard III—the "crouchback"—had gained the throne by deposing his two nephews. Edward, heir to the throne, and
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Published (first published December 5th 2003)
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Misfit
Jul 10, 2011 Misfit rated it it was ok
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Michele
Okay, I give up.....this was a "did not finish" for me....I gave up completely around 60% through. This was a time-travel novel in which a modern day historian travels back in time to England under Henry VII in order to find out what happened to the Princes in the Tower. He gets there through a magic portal in Wales (I think). When he arrives, he finds out that Henry VII's conniving mother, Margaret Beaufort, already knows about and has extensively used the portal. I won't tell you what she uses ...more
Sharon
Mar 31, 2011 Sharon rated it liked it
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Julia
TIME TRAVEL. ALTERNATE HISTORY.

Yes, I am shouting. Because I didn't realize from the blurb that this wasn't a fairly straightforward "What happened to the princes in the Tower" book. The story is not that historian Roger Ward travels back in time to find the truth. It is that his adventures cause major changes in the timeline so that the world he came from may never exist.

The story bounces between the 21st and the 15th centuries, and between the history that we know and the history as it would b
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Laura LeMoine
Jul 14, 2016 Laura LeMoine rated it really liked it
This book was a wild ride from beginning to end! Lots of plot twist and turns,however I dont't know how I feel about the ending! Not what I expected! All in all it proves that giving enough power even the best of men become corrupt!
Joseph
Apr 02, 2011 Joseph rated it it was amazing
This book is to the War of the Roses as A Connecticut Yankee and King Arthur was to Twain. Time travel, ingenious heroes; historical fiction and Very well done.
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