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Lisa Yarde
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I'm a writer, blogger, book reviewer, techie and Twitter addict. When I'm not doing any of that stuff, I can usually be found chilling with the best nephews in the world or playing the Sims.
I'm a writer, blogger, book reviewer, techie and Twitter addict. When I'm not doing any of that stuff, I can usually be found chilling with the best nephews in the world or playing the Sims.

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Unusual Historicals is closing
After more than 10 years, the Unusual Historicals blog is closing. Thank you to all guests, contributors, and readers. We hope you have enjoyed our posts and found them informative. No future content will be posted to the blog after  December 31, 2017 , and...
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This week, we're pleased to welcome author Xina Marie Uhl with her latest release,  WHITER PASTURES  (Icebound series). Here's the blurb about the novelette. A romantic novelette in the Icebound series, an ongoing collection of polar delights. Behold dogsle...
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Excerpt Thursday: WHITER PASTURES by Xina Marie Uhl
This week, we're pleased to welcome author with her latest release,  WHITER PASTURES  (Icebound series). Join us again on Sunday for an author interview, with more details about the story. Here's the blurb about the novelette. A romantic novelette in the Ic...
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Author Interview: Susan Wittig Albert on THE GENERAL'S WOMEN
This week, in partnership with Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours , we're pleased to welcome author SUSAN WITTIG ALBERT with her latest release, THE GENERAL'S WOMEN . Here's the blurb about the novel. A
compelling story of love, betrayal, and ambition b...
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Author Interview & Book Giveaway: Jeffrey K. Walker on NONE OF US THE SAME
This week, we're pleased to welcome author  JEFFREY K. WALKER  with his latest release,  NONE OF US THE SAME  (Sweet Wine of Youth, Volume 1). One lucky winner will receive a copy of the novel in Kindle format. Here's the blurb about the novel. Fiery Deirdr...
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Excerpt Thursday: NONE OF US THE SAME by Jeffrey K. Walker
This week, we're pleased to welcome author  JEFFREY K. WALKER  with his latest release,  NONE OF US THE SAME  (Sweet Wine of Youth, Volume 1). One lucky winner will receive a copy of the novel in Kindle format. Join us again on Sunday for an author intervie...
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Author Interview & Book Giveaway: J Tullos Hennig on SUMMERWODE
This week, we're pleased to welcome author  J TULLOS HENNIG   with  SUMMERWODE , from the Books of the Wode series .  One lucky winner will receive a copy of the novel in e-book format.   Here's the blurb about the novel. The Summer King has come to the Wod...
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Excerpt Thursday: SUMMERWODE by J Tullos Hennig
This week, we're pleased to welcome author J TULLOS HENNIG   with SUMMERWODE , from the Books of the Wode series .  One lucky winner will receive a copy of the novel in e-book format.   Join us again on Sunday for an author interview, with more details abou...
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Mad Mothers: Frankish Queen Gerberga
By  Kim Rendfeld Empress costume from The Costumes
of All Nations (1882) When brother-in-law King Charles (Charlemagne) seized her late husband’s lands, Gerberga decided to fight for her two sons’ inheritance and her own power as queen mother and regent. Af...
Mad Mothers: Frankish Queen Gerberga
Mad Mothers: Frankish Queen Gerberga
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Mad Mothers: Sultana Aisha of Moorish Granada
By  Lisa J. Yarde On January 2, 1492, when the Moors of Granada under Sultan Muhammad XI (commonly known as Boabdil) left their home of two centuries past at Alhambra Palace, legend has it that the monarch's mother Aisha upbraided him. "Do not weep like a w...
Mad Mothers: Sultana Aisha of Moorish Granada
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