Books by Blythe Gifford

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Rumors at Court

Rumors at Court is the third volume in a series about ladies of influence at royal courts in the high middle ages who know far too much for their own good. The book features a solidly researched, emotionally gripping tale of a traumatized widow and a physically scarred warrior who come together over ...

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Whispers at Court

It's always a pleasure to read a historical that truly feels, well...historical. Whispers at Court is such a book. Set during the Hundred Years' War, this tale of English nobility and their French captives was sweetly romantic, and the historical backdrop fascinated me. Cecily, C ...

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Innocence Unveiled

Blythe Gifford’s latest historical romance is set in a most unusual period – Ghent at the outbreak of the Hundred Years’ War. That in itself would have drawn my attention, but in addition, Innocence Unveiled proved compelling and interesting, making much of this little-used setting. ...

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The Harlot's Daughter

Despite an intriguing setting and a unique plot, The Harlot’s Daughter lacked one element that I find essential to any romance - romance. I s-o-o-o-o long for an intriguing Medieval and, while Gifford’s book is interesting, it fell short of that aspiration. Lady Joan of Weston, otherwise know ...

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The Knave and the Maiden

Many books feature characters who remind us of ourselves or of people we know. They think like us (even if they are, in fact, wearing the garb of another era) and they act much like us. Every now and again, though, an author does a truly excellent job of creating a different world and filling that w ...