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Favorite Books and Authors

This is a list of some of my favorite books:

Pearl in the Sand by Tessa Afshar


Feather and Flame (The Queen's Council #2) by Livia Blackburne






The People's Princess by Flora Harding

Changeling (Sorcery and Society #1) by Molly Harper

Seraphina (Seraphina #1) by Rachel Hartman

Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman

The Sekhmet Bed (The She-King Saga #1) by Libbie Hawker

The Architect of Song (Haunted Hearts Legacy Book 1) by A.G. Howard

Judah's Wife (The Silent Years #2): A Novel of the Maccabees by Angela Hunt

Jerusalem's Queen (The Silent Years #3): A Novel of Salome Alexandra by Angela Hunt

Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst The Rwandan Holocaust by Immaculee Ilibagiza and Steve Erwin 

The Life and Death of Anne Boleyn by Eric Ives

Josephine Baker's Last Dance by Sherry Jones

I, Mona Lisa: A Novel by Jeanne Kalogridis

The Orphan of Florence by Jeanne Kalogridis


Queen of Stone (The Celtic Rebels #2) by Melanie Karsak

Mrs. Houdini by Victoria Kelly

Beggars or Angels: How a Single Mother Triumphed Over War, Welfare, and Cancer to Become a Successful Philanthropist by Rosemary Tran Lauer and Scott Beller

The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici by Elizabeth Lev

The Last Heiress: A Novel of Tutankhamun's Queen by Stephanie Liaci

Catherine of Aragon: An Intimate Life of Henry VIII's True Wife by Amy License

Tracing Shadows (Scout #1) by Alex Liddel

The Valiant by Lesley Livingston

Casanova's Secret Wife by Barbara Lynn-Davis

The Fisherman's Bride: The Untold Story of the Wife of Simon Peter by Catherine Magia

A Fisher of Women by Catherine Magia

Favorite Daughter, Part One by Paula Margulies

Daughter of the Forest (Book #1 of the Sevenwaters Series) by Juliet Marillier

The Flame of Sevenwaters (Book #6 of the Sevenwaters Series) by Juliet Marillier

Son of Shadows (Book #2 of the Sevenwaters Series by Juliet Marillier

Child of the Prophecy (Book #3 of the Sevenwaters Series) by Juliet Marillier

Shadowfell (Book 1 of the Shadowfell Series) by Juliet Marillier

O Juliet: A Novel by Robin Maxwell

Empress by Evelyn McCune

Caroline: Little House, Revisited by Sarah Miller

Empress Orchid by Anchee Min

Anna the Prophetess by H.B. Moore

Ruth by H. B. Moore

The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran

The Lost Girl of Astor Street by Stephanie Morrill

Diana: Her True Story in Her Own Words by Andrew Morton

The Accidental Empress by Allison Pataki

Sisi: Empress on Her Own by Allison Pataki

Empress of the East: How a European Slave Girl Became Queen of the Ottoman Empire by Leslie Peirce

The Lost Queen by Signe Pike

The Moon in the Palace by Weina Dai Randel

The Empress of Bright Moon by Weina Dai Randel








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