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Forbidden Romance for Medieval Queen

Be My Valentine Week

Book Cover
Destination: England (Middle Ages)

Book: Shadow on the Crown by Patricia Bracewell (NEW Febraury 2013)


Bodiam Castle, England
Bodiam is a medieval castle beside the River Rother in East Sussex in the south east of England. It is just south of the Kent/Sussex border. Photo by Phillip Capper.

How appropriate it is that the publisher, Viking, should market Shadow on the Crown, set in the days when Vikings raided the English coast and Normans made uneasy treaties with the Danes to keep their coasts safe along the “Narrow Sea” — the English Channel. Continue reading Forbidden Romance for Medieval Queen

Valentine’s Day for Book-Loving Travelers

Valentine’s Day is on a weekend! Perfect excuse to travel.

Last year I talked about my favorite romantic city, romantic book and poetry, hotel, restaurant, etc. in this post. Please take a look because I have not changed my mind. And read on for two East Coast suggestions for this Valentine’s Day (if you can get there through the snow).

Happy Valentine’s Day Continue reading Valentine’s Day for Book-Loving Travelers