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The Silent Companions

Laura Purcell is the author of two excellent pieces of historical fiction set in Georgian England, one, Queen of Bedlam, about Queen Charlotte, wife of King George III, and the other, Mistress of the Court, a fictionalised account of the life of Henrietta Howard, who became the mistress of Prince Ge ...

The Spare

I discovered Carolyn Jewel's first book, Lord Ruin, about a year too late to vote for it as my favorite 2002 Guilty Pleasure. While I agreed with our reviewer that the book had flaws, it was a very memorable debut, and made me anxious to read more by this author. Her newest book, The Spare is nothin ...