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Under a Pole Star by Stef Penney

‘Under a Pole Star’ is a beautiful romance surrounded by Arctic exploration in the late 1800s and early 1900s. When Flora Mackie’s mother died, she was only 12 years old and her father wasn’t sure what to do with her. … Continue reading

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This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart

I just keep coming back to Mary Stewart’s book – like a childhood memory. ‘This Rough Magic’ was published in 1965. Lucy Waring is in her mid-20s and working as an actress. She has just had her first major role … Continue reading

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Touch Not the Cat by Mary Stewart

I love Mary Stewart, so when I saw this book I couldn’t resist it, even though I normally avoid romance books. I first read this book about 35 years ago. Bryony Ashley has had a telepathic link with someone all … Continue reading

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The Tilted World by Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly

‘The Tilted World’ is an unexpected romance set during the devastating floods in Mississippi in 1927. Dixie Clay was originally from Alabama. The prettiest girl around, she fell for Jessie the prettiest boy when she was 12 years old. When … Continue reading

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The Prince and the Pilgrim by Mary Stewart

‘The Prince and the Pilgrim’ has been grouped with the other books of Mary Stewart’s Arthurian saga – ‘The Crystal Cave’, ‘The Hollow Hills’, ‘The Last Enchantment’, and ‘The Wicked Day’. But, it doesn’t seem to have very much in … Continue reading

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