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  1. says:

    I’m not a great fan of historical fiction but I loved the Adelia Aguilar books of Ariana Franklin She avoided everything I dislike

  2. says:

    One of the best British historical novels I have read and I have read many This passionate fast moving and atmospheric novel captures the brutality and horror of the civil war in England in the 12th century between King Stephen and the Empress MatildaThe characters are deep and well rounded and you get caught up in the dramaA Breton mercenary

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    First Sentence It is a wood paneled room of sumptuous size—the abbots of Perton have always done themselves well In 1141 England was engulfed in civil war between King Stephen and his cousin the Empress Matilda over who would wear the crown It is 1180 and a dying abbot has one last important task to accomplish He summons a young scribe in order to document a much personal story set during that backdrop and

  4. says:

    I loved Franklin's books but I'm sorry to say that I couldn't finish this one It adopts a contemporary tone in the dialogue especially which I found intensely irritating Characters from the 12th century say things like 'Yuck' and 'Totally' This sits oddly alongside the meticulous depiction of clothes etc of the time It's riddled

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    Setting Medieval EnglandThe story opens when Henry I dies without leaving a heir and the country is sent into a state of anarchy which begins the story of the battle for the crown between Matilda and her cousin St

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    I've given this an A for both content and narration at AudioGalsThe Siege Winter is a superbly written and thoroughly enjoyable piece of historical fiction set in twelfth century England at a time of great uncertainty and

  7. says:

    35 rounded to 4 Very readable engaging novel set in the 12th century civil war in England between Matilda and Ste

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    If given the choice to take it or leave it I would have to leave this one behind I love historical fiction and by that I mean full throttle historical fiction This was not that I could possibly overlook the collouial differences but the 'telling' was just too contemporary for the time period given And oh the language I don't mind gritty language but this felt so gratuitous It was a constant onslaught and it hardly even

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    The Winter Siegeby Ariana Franklin Samantha NormanSynopsisA powerful historical novel by the late Ariana Franklin and her daughter Samantha Norman The Siege Winter is a tour de force mystery and murder adventure and intrigue a battle for a crown told by two courageous young women whose fates are intertwined in twelfth century England’s devastating civil war1141 England is engulfed in war as King Stephen and h

  10. says:

    What fans of good historical fiction mysteries weren’t devastated to hear about the death of the writer Ariana Franklin pen name of Diana Norman in 2011? She did leave us a wonderful gift however a final novel completed by her daughter Samantha Norman and it is a very good work indeedThis book is not part of the series featurin

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She has lost all memory of her past life including her name Em survives and teams up with Gwyl a Breton archer who has almost completely lost faith in humanity Together Gwyl and his new protege now crop headed and disguised as a boy travel through the countryside giving archery exhibitions But there is one man who hasn't forgotten the little. Setting Medieval EnglandThe story opens when Henry I dies without leaving a heir and the country is sent into a state of anarchy which begins

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It's 12 Century England and the civil war between ueen Matilda and King Stephen is raging But life in the fens carries on as usual Until the mercenaries ride through And a small red haired girl named Em is snatched and carried off After the soldiers have finished with her they leave her for dead But fenland girls are not easy to kill Although. One of the best British historical novels I have read and I have read many This passionate fast moving and atmospheric novel captures the brut

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Red haired girl He has some unfinished business with her and he is determined to finish it And one freezing winter in a castle completely besieged he might well get his chanceWinter Siege is a stand alone historical novel started by the late Diana Norman under her pseudonym Ariana Franklin It has been completed by her daughter Samantha Norma. The Winter Siegeby Ariana Franklin Samantha NormanSynopsisA powerful historical novel by the late Ariana Franklin and her daughter Samantha No