The Mirror & the Light (Thomas Cromwell, #3)

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A Column of Fire (Kingsbridge, #3)

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Oil and Marble: A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

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Sin Eater

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The Angel's Mark (Nicholas Shelby, #1)

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Katheryn Howard, the Scandalous Queen

Katheryn Howard, the Scandalous Queenn Bestselling author and acclaimed historian Alison Weir tells the tragic story of Henry VIII s fifth wife, a nineteen year old beauty with a hidden past, in this fifth novel in the sweeping Six Tudor Queens series n n nIn the spring of 1540, Henry VIII, desperate to be rid of his queen, Anna of Klev

The Last Tudor (The Plantagenet and Tudor Novels, #14)

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The Burning Chambers

The Burning ChambersCarcassonne 1562 Nineteen year old Minou Joubert receives an anonymous letter at her father s bookshop Sealed with a distinctive family crest, it contains just five words SHE KNOWS THAT YOU LIVE But before Minou can decipher the mysterious message, a chance encounter with a young Huguenot conver

Fatal Throne

Fatal ThroneFatal Throne, a book about Henry VIII and his six wives, coordinated by Candace Fleming Fleming and six other authors will each contribute a story from different points of view M.T Anderson, Jennifer Donnelly, Stephanie Hemphill, Deborah Hopkinson, Linda Sue Park, and Lisa Ann Sandell.