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Book Reviews

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A.D 999
By Jardien Bell
(Ace, November, 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

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Ahab’s Wife
By Sena Jeter Naslund
(Morrow, 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

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A Heart Untamed
By Adrienne Burns
(Jove Books, October 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (October, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 4)

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Allure
By Jo-Ann Power
(Sonnet Books, September 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (October, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 4)

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American Dreams
By John Jakes
(Dutton, New York City, 1998)
Reviewed by Trace Edward Zaber (July, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 1)

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An Improper Proposal
By Patricia Cabot
(St. Martin’s Paperbacks, November 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (November, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 5)

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An Uncommon Woman
By Hannah Pakula
(Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1996, Paperback Phoenix, Orion Books Ltd, 1997)
Reviewed by Frances Grattan (April, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 4)

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Angel Trumpet: A Civil War Mystery
By Ann McMillan
(Viking, October 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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Archer’s Crossing
By Jean Barrett
(Leisure Books, April 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (September, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 3)

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Bartered Bride
By Anne Avery (aka Anne Holmberg)
(Bantam, March 1999)
Reviewed by Cy Korte (September, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 3)

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Beaudry’s Ghost
By Carolan Ivey
(Dreams Unlimited, 1999)
Reviewed by Trace Edward Zaber (September, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 3)

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Beloved Enchantress
By Joan Van Nuys
(Hard Shell Word Factory, 1999)
Reviewed by Cy Korte (November, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 5)

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The Bride Finder
By Susan Carroll
(The Ballantyne Publishing Group - 1998)
Reviewed by Frances Grattan (April, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 6)

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By Queen’s Grace
By Shari Anton
(Harlequin Historical #493, January 2000)
Reviewed by Kathie S. Card (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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Captain Dutch
By Robert J. Conley
(Pocket Books, Simon & Schuster, New York City, 1995)
Reviewed by Pat H. Fredeman (August, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 2)

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Communion Blood
By Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
(Tor, October, 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

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The Cowboys : Pete
By Leigh Greenwood
(Leisure, September 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (October, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 4)

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The Dangerous Game
By Louise Grant
(Random House, Australia, 1998)
Reviewed by Frances Grattan (October, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 4)

Dare To Be A Great Writer : 329 Keys To Powerful Fiction
By Leonard Bishop
(Writer’s Digest Books, Cincinnati, Ohio)
Reviewed by Skip Adams (January, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 1)

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Daughter Of Joy
By Kathleen Morgan
(Revell Baker Book House Co., July 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (October, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 4)

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Dawnflight: The Legend Of Guinevere
By Kim Headlee
(A Sonnett Book Published by Pocket Books)
Reviewed by Sandy Cummins (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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Death Of A Colonial
By Bruce Alexander
(Putnam, September, 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

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The Difficult Saint
By Sharan Newman
(Forge, October 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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The Doctor’s Wife
By Cheryl St. John
(Harlequin Historical, October 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (November, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 5)

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The Dream Maker
By Alison McLeay
(St. Martin’s Press, Hardcover, December 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

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Faded Coat Of Blue
By Owen Parry
(Avon, October 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (November, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 5)

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Falling Leaves
By Adeline Yen Nah
(Penguin Books 1997)
Reviewed by Frances Grattan (September, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 3)

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Farewell to the Mockingbirds
By James McEachin
(The Rharl Publishing Group, 1997)
Reviewed by Glenda Bixler (February, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 2)

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Flowers Under Ice
By Jean Ross Ewing
(Berkley, September 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (October, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 4)

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Gather The Wind
By Daphne de Jong
(Harper Collins Publishers - New Zealand)
Reviewed by Frances Grattan (May, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 5)

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Heart Of The Dove
By Tracy Forbes
(Sonnet Books, August 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (September, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 3)

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Here Be Dragons
By Sharon Penman
(William Collins & Co. Ltd, Glasgow)
Reviewed by Frances Grattan (February, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 2)

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The Hidden Heart
By Sharon Schulze
(Harlequin Historical, November 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

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Household Gods
By Judith Tarr and Harry Turtledove
(Tor, September 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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Hunter’s Touch
By Janis Reams Hudson
(Zebra Books, October 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (October, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 4)

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The Imposter
By Elaine Fox
(Leisure Timeswept Romance, June 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (September, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 3)

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In The Wind’s Eye
By Charlotte Boyett-Compo
(DLSIJ Press 1998)
Reviewed by Trace Edward Zaber (April, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 6)

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Isabeau
By Anne De Lisle
(Bantam Books, Transworld Publishers, Australia, 1998)
Reviewed by Frances Grattan (March, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 3)

The Knight And The Rose
By Isolde Martyn
(Bantam Australia, 1999)
Reviewed by Frances Grattan (November, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 5)

La Creole
By By Cheryl Sawyer
(A Bantam Australia book, 1998)
Reviewed by Frances Grattan (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

The Lady and The Unicorn
(Editor’s note : Retitled The Maiden And The Unicorn for release in the United States.)
By Isolde Martyn
(Bantam Books, Transworld Publishers, Australia, 1998)
Reviewed by Frances Grattan (March, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 3)

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The Language Of Threads
By Gail Tsukiyama
(St. Martin’s, October, 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

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The Last English King
By Julian Rathbone
(St. Martin’s, December 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

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Lord Of The Keep
By Ann Lawrence
(Love Spell/Perfect Heroes Series, December 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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The Love Knot
By Elizabeth Chadwick
(St. Martin’s, December 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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Married In Haste
By Cathy Maxwell
(Avon Historical, August 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (September, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 3)

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Mecca’s Gold
By Kaye Kelly
(Quoin Press - 1998)
Reviewed by Frances Grattan (April, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 6)

The Moor
By Laurie R. King
(Bantam Books, 1998)
Reviewed by Glenda Bixler (May, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 5)

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Murder At Manassas
By Michael Killian
(Berkley, January 2000)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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My Beloved
By Karen Ranney
(Avon Books, August 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (October, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 4)

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Natchez
By Deb Crockett
(Published 1999)
Reviewed by Frances Grattan (May, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 5)

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The Negligence of Death / The Ax
By Jerome Gold / By Donald E. Westlake
(Black Heron Press, 1984) / (Warner Vision Books, 1998)
Dual review by Glenda Bixler (February, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 2)

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Night Of The Wolf
By Alice Borchardt
(Ballantine, August 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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Of Noble Birth
By Brenda Novak
(Harper’s, November, 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

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Paint The Wind
By Cathy Cash Spellman
(Dell, New York City, 1991)
Reviewed by Trace Edward Zaber (August, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 2)

Passion’s Blood
By Cherif Fortin and Lynn Sanders
(Genesis Press, Inc., 1998)
81 pages, 34 full-color portrait-quality paintings
Reviewed by Glenda Bixler (July, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 1)

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Persons Of Rank
By Sherry-Anne Jacobs
(An E book Hard Shell Publishing, 1999)
Reviewed by Frances Grattan (April, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 4)

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Philip Of Spain
By Henry Kamen
(Yale University Press, Box 209040, New Haven, CT., 06520)
Reviewed by K. G McAbee (August, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 2)

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Plotting And Editing
By Sherry-Anne Jacobs
(Training Publications of Western Australia - 1998)
Reviewed by Frances Grattan (July, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 1)

Queen’s Ransom
By Fiona Buckley
(Scribner, January 2000)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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Quinn’s Book
By William Kennedy
(Penguin Books - 1988)
Reviewed by Trace Edward Zaber (May, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 5)

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Rebel
By Heather Graham
(Topaz, A division of Penguin Books, New York, N.Y., 1997)
Reviewed by Trace Edward Zaber (April, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 4)

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Sarah’s Christmas
By Elizabeth Graham
(Zebra Books, November 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

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Scandalous Secrets
By Patricia Oliver
(Signet Books, December 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (November, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 5)

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Seduced By A Scoundrel
By Barbara Dawson Smith
(St. Martin’s Paperbacks, December 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

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The Seducer
By Margaret Evans Porter
(Avon, November 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (November, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 5)

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Seventh Moon
By Marius Gabriel
(Bantam, December 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

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Sherlock Holmes & The Rune Stone Mystery
By Larry Millet
(Viking, October 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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Silk And Steel
By Kat Martin
(St. Martin’s Paperbacks, January 2000)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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Sins Of The Father
By Trace Edward Zaber
(Pulsar Books, March 2000)
Reviewed by J. L. Abbott (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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Somewhere Lies The Moon
By Kathryn Lynn Davis
(Pocket Books, September 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (November, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 5)

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SPQR V: Saturnalia
By John Maddox Roberts
(St. Martin’s, Oct 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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Stein on Writing
By Sol Stein
(St. Martin’s Press, 1995)
Reviewed by Skip Adams (February, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 2)

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Summer In The Winter Garden
By Natasha Templeton
(Random House, New Zealand, 1999)
Reviewed by Dave Perry (September, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 3)

Sunrise On The Mediterranean
By Suzanne Frank
(Warner, August, 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

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These Is My Words: The Diary Of Sarah Agnes Prine
By Nancy Turner
(Hodder and Stoughton, 1998)
Reviewed by Cheryl Sallick (October, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 4)

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The Tidal Poole
By Karen Harper
(Delacorte, January 2000)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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The Twisted Root
By Anne Perry
(Ballantine, October 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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Virgin Earth
By Philippa Gregory
(St. Martin’s, December 1999)
Reviewed by Harriet Klausner (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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A Whisper A Midnight
By Jennifer Lynn Hoffman
(DiskUs Publishing)
Reviewed by Sandy Cummins (Spring, 2000 : Vol. 3, Number 1)

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Wild Rose Of Kilgannon
By Kathleen Givens
(Bantam Dell, November 1999)
Reviewed by Kathee S. Card (December, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 6)

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Wings Of The Storm
By Susan Sizemore
(Harper Monogram, 1992)
Reviewed by Cy Korte (August, 1999 : Vol. 2, Number 2)

The Writer’s Digest Character Naming Sourcebook
By Sherrilyn Kenyon with Hal Blythe and Charlie Sweet
(Writer’s Digest Books, Cincinnati, Ohio)
Reviewed by Trace Edward Zaber (January, 1999 : Vol. 1, Number 1)

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