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Posted May 16, 2011
A GREAT HISTORICAL FICTION! MARY OF CARISBROOKE BY MARGARET CAMPBELL BARNES!!
MARY OF CARISBROOKE by Margaret Campell Barnes is an interesting historical fiction set during King Charles I in England. It captures the pageantry of the middle ages,the King Charles era.It is a reprint from 1956. It has deceit, betrayal, romance,royal hopes,misfortune,the tale of Wight,an island,the castle of Carisbrooke,people who stay true to their king,and try to save King Charles I. Mary of Carisbrooke is a tale of a young girl,Mary,who refuses to betray her king,who finds love amid treachery and betrayal and stays true to herself.It shows how fate can change things in a moment.It is rich in detail and is beautifully written.A great story of power,sacrifice,deceit,betrayal,a king and his children,and the betrayal of friend and foe. A must read for any and all historical fans. This book was received for the purpose of review from the publisher and details can be found at Sourcebooks Landmark,an imprint of Sourcebooks,Inc.and My Book Addiction Reviews.
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