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The Year of the Barbarian, by Elizabeth Ann Boyles

This well-researched historical novel totally drew me in. Sumi, a samurai’s daughter in the mid-19th century, respects her culture’s traditional Japanese ways, yet finds them too restrictive. She has dreams beyond needlework and flower arranging–dreams that shock most of her … Continue reading

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Return to Exile, by Lynne Gentry

Gentry, Lynne. Return to Exile. Howard Books, 2015. The Carthage Chronicles, Book 2 From Amazon.com’s Book Description: How far would you go to save the one you love? Six years ago, impossible circumstances forced Dr. Lisbeth Hastings to leave behind … Continue reading

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