Rosalind Laker


Born
in Bognor Regis, The United Kingdom
October 03, 1921

Died
November 23, 2012

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A pseudonym used by Barbara Øvstedal.

Barbara Øvstedal was an author previously writing under the pseudonym Barbara Paul and Barbara Douglas. She wrote a few books under this pseudonym but later changed to Rosalind Laker when Barbara Paul gained recognition. Her many books include The Sugar Pavilion and To Dance with Kings.

Average rating: 3.96 · 9,688 ratings · 756 reviews · 65 distinct worksSimilar authors
To Dance with Kings

4.08 avg rating — 3,195 ratings — published 1988 — 14 editions
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The Venetian Mask

3.92 avg rating — 1,393 ratings — published 1992 — 19 editions
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The Golden Tulip

3.94 avg rating — 1,087 ratings — published 1991 — 20 editions
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Circle of Pearls

4.08 avg rating — 518 ratings — published 1990 — 10 editions
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Banners of Silk

4.09 avg rating — 377 ratings — published 1981 — 9 editions
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The Sugar Pavilion

3.93 avg rating — 323 ratings — published 1993 — 13 editions
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The Silver Touch

3.92 avg rating — 411 ratings — published 1987 — 11 editions
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The House by the Fjord

3.57 avg rating — 241 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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Warwyck's Woman

3.73 avg rating — 204 ratings — published 1974 — 9 editions
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Jewelled Path

3.82 avg rating — 142 ratings — published 1983 — 10 editions
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Warwyck's Woman Claudine's Daughter Warwyck's Choice
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“Women were not and never had been the weaker sex, she reflected. They could make sacrifices from which men would ever shy away.”
Rosalind Laker, To Dance with Kings

“He rode into Haarlem the following afternoon with”
Rosalind Laker, The Golden Tulip

“In her own mind she was adding that forgiveness did not necessarily mean that forgetting went with it.”
Rosalind Laker, To Dance with Kings

Polls

Our theme for the March 2015 retreat will be Venice. This is the poll for the fiction books we will be reading. We will read two fiction books so the top two at the end of the poll will be our selections. Last day to vote will be Saturday, November 1.

The Venetian Mask The Venetian Mask by Rosalind Laker Rosalind Laker
 
  4 votes, 40.0%

Stone Virgin Stone Virgin by Barry Unsworth Barry Unsworth
 
  3 votes, 30.0%

In the Company of the Courtesan In the Company of the Courtesan by Sarah Dunant Sarah Dunant
 
  2 votes, 20.0%

The Floating Book The Floating Book A Novel of Venice by M.R. Lovric M.R. Lovric (or Michelle Lovric)
 
  1 vote, 10.0%

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