The Crown of Valencia

The Crown of Valencia

by Catherine Friend

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781933110967
Publisher: Bold Strokes Books
Publication date: 10/22/2007
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,321,528
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 8.40(h) x (d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Catherine Friend is the author of the romantic adventures The Spanish Pearl, The Crown of Valencia, A Pirate's Heart, The Copper Egg, and Spark. She's also written memoirs, nonfiction, and children's books. She's won a Minnesota Book Award, a McKnight/Loft Fellowship, the Alice B. Readers Appreciation Award, an Independent Book Publishers Association award, four Golden Crown Literary Society Awards, and has been a Lambda Literary Award finalist. She's narrated two of her books for Dog Ear Audio: Hit by a Farm and A Pirate's Heart.

She lives in Minnesota with her wife of many years, and is delighted that they still really, really like each other. They have dogs, barn cats, and lots of bees. Her past lives include economist, technical writer, bookstore employee, packer of cheese gift boxes, and sheep farmer. Her current day job is writing nonfiction for an educational publisher, which is more fun than it sounds.
Website: http://www.catherinefriend.com/

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The Crown of Valencia 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing writer and books i only read the three time travel books they are great i havent found any more lesbian love stories written by her when she going to write more
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked it, I admit it. It had quiet the drama, suspense, some acceptable amount of action and romance. Just like the previous one, I liked the characters, but some of them were really dumb. There's one part I did not liked, but that is not a good reason to affect the score, so I will ignore it. The ending was good, not REALLY good, but good anyways.
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Cat58 More than 1 year ago
The Crown of Valencia is the 2nd in a 2 book series by Catherine Friend. The main character in the book is a lesbian, which is what attracted me to the book in the first place. There are VERY few lesbian themed books that are well written and that even have a real story line. This book is as well written with character develepment as any of the leading authors today. It is funny, it is thrilling, it has warmth and compassion but the best part of it is the time travel. It is actually believable!! This book left me wanting book 3 and 4 and 5...it would make an excellent movie!! I have since read other books by Catherine Friend and find them just as good a read as this one and the first one in the series, The Spanish Pearl. This book is not just for the gay community...it is for everyone who loves to read! You won't want to put it down!