Books by Cindy Holby

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Breath of Heaven

When a somewhat rakish knight travels to a faraway castle to answer a summons, repay a debt of honor, rescue a damsel in distress, and fall in love in the bargain, what do you get? Well, funny you should ask. On the surface, it all sounds promising, but then I started reading. Breath of Heaven def ...

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Rising Wind

If you’re a fan of Michael Mann’s film of The Last of the Mohicans (yes, the one with the delightful Daniel Day Lewis in it), then Rising Wind may be just the book for you. It’s the story of class-divided lovers who bond under difficult circumstances and find each other, survival, and love. ...

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Crosswinds

Normally, I love big, gritty historical sagas since they are just the sort of stories that make me want to suspend disbelief and fall into the twists and turns of a larger-than-life epic plot. Crosswinds opens with the promise of just such a story, but, unfortunately, it failed to hold up. As Cro ...

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Wind of the Wolf

Although Wind of the Wolf is published by Leisure books, has a handsome long-haired hero on the cover, and the spine proclaims "Historical Romance," I would not call this book a romance. It breaks many of the conventions expected by readers of romance novels, and its emphasis is not on a romance at ...

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Chase The Wind

Chase the Wind is a long book covering two generations and 22 years. I read it avidly since I love a good long historical saga. After I finished, I wished it could have been the length of Diane Gabaldon's Outlander or Paullina Simons' The Bronze Horseman. The story is filled with incidents and chara ...