Author Archives: Suzanne

About Suzanne

I'm a stay-at-home mom with three kids who loves to read.

To Marry An English Lord by Gail MacColl & Carol McD. Wallace

From Goodreads: “From the Gilded Age until 1914, more than 100 American heiresses invaded Britannia and swapped dollars for titles–just like Cora Crawley, Countess of Grantham, the first of the Downton Abbey characters Julian Fellowes was inspired to create after reading To … Continue reading

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Lafayette by Marc Leepson

From Goodreads:  “The Marquis de Lafayette is an icon of American—and French—history. Lafayette’s life story is the stuff of legend. Born into an aristocratic French family of warriors, made lieutenant in the French Royal Guard at age 14, and married into … Continue reading

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The Stolen Crown by Susan Higgenbotham

The story of the marriage of Elizabeth Woodville King Edward IV, seen through the eyes of her sister Katherine Woodville, makes for unique telling of the War of the Roses.  I enjoyed this one, especially after reading The White Queen by … Continue reading

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The Boys From Brazil by Ira Levin

For decades after World War II, former Nazis were hunted for the purpose of bringing them to justice.  Many were found in South America.  Author Ira Levin took this setting and catapulted it into a unique mystery.  What if Dr. … Continue reading

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San Miguel by T.C. Boyle

From Goodreads:  “On a tiny, desolate, windswept island off the coast of Southern California, two families, one in the 1880s and one in the 1930s, come to start new lives and pursue dreams of self-reliance and freedom. Their extraordinary stories, full … Continue reading

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For The King’s Favor by Elizabeth Chadwick

Set in the days of Richard the Lionheart of England, For the King’s Favor is the tale of the heir to the earldom of Norfolk, Richard Bigod, and how he came to marry the King’s former mistress, Ida de Tosney. I … Continue reading

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Our Souls At Night by Kent Haruf

From Goodreads: “In the familiar setting of Holt, Colorado, home to all of Kent Haruf’s inimitable fiction, Addie Moore pays an unexpected visit to a neighbor, Louis Waters. Her husband died years ago, as did his wife, and in such … Continue reading

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