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  • Alicia Ahlvers

    The bestselling author of A Rose for the Crown and Daughter of York takes a young woman that history noticed only once and sets her on a quest for the truth about the murder of two boys and a man who claims to be king.

  • Anna Lloyd

    The King's Grace by Anne Easter Smith

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:) A Rose for the Crown takes place during England's Wars of the Roses, a civil war during the late fifteenth century between the royal houses of York and Lancaster, the white and the red rose respectively.

The Tea Rose - the first book in this series. This was the first book that got me hooked on Jennifer Donnelly's books. Fantastic author!

The Soldier's Wife by Margaret Leroy ... Another pinner wrote, "This book put me into a serious "book hangover" for days! Great read!"

I reviewed an advanced reader's copy of this book... great historical fiction/historical romance!!

Another portrait of a strong woman in a harsh political world

summer reading, as if I need more on my list

Amazing book about Cecily Neville-later Cecily Plantagent, Richard Duke of York's wife (Richard was the father of Edward the IV and Richard the III). Tells the story of Richard and Cecily's life together from childhood into the War of the Roses. Could not put this one down! Great lifelong love story that left me sobbing at times, while providing a great history lesson! This is the best book by Anne Easter Smith that I have read yet.

Daughter of York by Anne Easter Smith

Poison by Sara Poole: I'm not a big fan of historical fiction but this book is so good. It has a strong female character during the Renaissance which is fantastic in itself.

Fever by Mary Beth Keane. The story of Typhoid Mary (historical fiction).

The Top 32 Popular Fiction Books for Book Clubs. Of the 32, I have read a total of 4. I already have 12 of the books on the list, but haven't read them yet. There are 2 books on the list that I tried to read, but couldn't get through. Finally, several of the remaining 14 books on this list are ones that I would like to read in the future. Overall, a great list!