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The Winter Crown by Elizabeth Chadwick {Review}

The Winter Crown

You might also be interested in reading my previous posts and reviews featuring Elizabeth Chadwick including a great Guest post! For the King’s Favor {Review} Guest post from Elizabeth Chadwick Lady of the English {Review} A Place Beyong Courage {Review} More to come!   When I read a historical fiction novel from Elizabeth Chadwick I know that I can expect it to come off the page and alive in my imagination. Her writing is always so clear and vibrant with visual information. As always I enjoy her stories. While my heritage is here in the English vibe, there is so much about British history that I do not know. Reading these stories gives me an interesting founding people to imagine how it might have been. Then as true to her writing and the way that it affects me I want more. I wouldn’t mind reading all of her books one. . .

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A Place Beyond Courage by Elizabeth Chadwick {Review}

Sometimes keeping your honor means breaking your word…

The early twelfth century is a time for ambitious men to prosper, and royal servant John FitzGilbert is one of them. But when the old king dies and his successor is appointed, John faces a terrible choice: he must join the rival faction—his enemies— or risk losing everything. His new wife helps him carry his burden, but his final choice will seal not only her fate, but those of his young children. As the fight for England’s crown enters a new phase, John may be forced to make a terrible sacrifice…

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Lady of the English by Elizabeth Chadwick {Review}

Royal wives and royal widows, Queen Adeliza and her stepdaughter, Empress Matilda, are the only two women to be titled “Lady of the English,” a title that does not come cheap. Adeliza, widowed queen and peacemaker, is married to a warrior who supports Stephen, grandson of the Conqueror. Matilda, daughter of the last king and a fierce fighter, is determined to win her inheritance against all odds and despite all men, including Stephen. Both are women who, in their different ways, will stand and fight for what they know is right. But for Matilda, pride comes before a fall. And for Adeliza, even the deepest love is no proof against fate.

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For the King’s Favor by Elizabeth Chadwick {Review}

For the King's Favor Review

Based on the true story of a royal mistress and a knight in search of his inheritance. The Time of Singing (For the King’s Favor in the USA) is a bittersweet tale of love and loss and discovery set in late 12th century England.

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Teaser Tuesday – For the King’s Favor by Elizabeth Chadwick

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following: Grab your current read Open to a random page Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!) Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers! He was no slave to lust and fornication the way some men were, but bedding his wife–and being bedded–was a delight he had sorely missed. ~ p. 354 For the King’s Favor by Elizabeth Chadwick Though this quote is a bit hot and for an adult audience, I love passion well placed. Thank goodness my husband does not go. . .

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