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The Prince of Mirrors by Alan Robert Clark | Book Review

Two young men with expectations. One predicted to succeed, the other to fail.  Prince Albert Victor is heir presumptive to the British throne at its late Victorian zenith. Handsome and good-hearted, he is regarded as disastrously inadequate to be the king. By contrast, Jem Stephen is a golden boy worshipped by all - a renowned… Continue reading The Prince of Mirrors by Alan Robert Clark | Book Review

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The Game of Hope by Sandra Gulland | Book Review

For Napoleon's stepdaughter, nothing is simple -- especially love. Paris, 1798. Hortense de Beauharnais is engrossed in her studies at a boarding school for aristocratic girls, most of whom suffered tragic losses during the tumultuous days of the French Revolution. She loves to play and compose music, read and paint, and daydream about Christophe, her… Continue reading The Game of Hope by Sandra Gulland | Book Review