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The king of Tarshish summons a secret meeting of all the noble kings from kingdoms near and far, putting forth the idea of a secret pact. In order to preserve their kingdoms, each king reluctantly agrees to fake the death of their next born child, secretly placing them in a cottage where they will be taught the virtues needed to be an honorable and effective ruler.
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Paperback, Large Print, 252 pages
Published September 23rd 2013 by http://www.printbookbaby.com
(first published September 5th 2013)
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Enjoyed reading this book greatly. Normally i enjoy historical fiction or non fiction. This book was an easy whimsical read that had lots of elements of historical fiction that made it a page turner for me. Even though 50 year old man may not be the target audience for this book, i still enjoyed reading it over a weekend. If it is a rainy weekend and you need to stay in or you are sitting by a pool in the summertime, this is an enjoyable ready. I found myself rooting for the main characters and ...more
I really enjoyed this book. It is very imaginative and creatively written. Bloom uses the first person narrative of several main characters to tell the story, which gives the reader better insight. When I finished the book, I was left wanting more. On to the next one!
Norris Bloom is a retired school teacher and basketball coach. She taught 5th and 6th grade in the United States before relocating to Upper Basildon, England for 6 years where she developed a love of the English countryside and its people. Additionally, she traveled extensively throughout Europe, feeling a kindred spirit to the long ago queens and kings that once roamed the castles dotted througho ...more
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