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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

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    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 mercenar

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    First Sentence It is a wood paneled room of sumptuous size—the abbots of Perton have always done themselves w

  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 with anachronisms for example a character likens opposing soldiers to apes And where would she have seen one? At

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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 Stephan Em a young peasant girl is cornered by a troop of soldiers while out with her mother and sisterCaptured brutalized raped a

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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 upheaval The country is being torn apart by what is in essence a civil war between the supporters of the Empress Matilda daughter of the late King Henry and those of her cousin and Henry’s successor King Stephen The bu

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    35 rounded to 4 Very readable engaging novel set in the 12th century civil war in England between Matilda and Stephen for the throne A dying

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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 coll

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    The Winter Siegeby Ariana Franklin Samantha NormanSynopsisA powerful historical novel by the late Ariana Franklin and her

  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 Sama

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Lost all memory of her past The Siege PDF or 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 li. 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 irritati

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It's 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 she has. I m not a great fan of historical fiction but I loved the Adelia Aguilar books of Ariana Franklin She avoided everything I dislike about the genre and wrote so vivid

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Ttle 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 Norman. 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