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Beyond Freedom: Disrupting the History of Emancipation (UnCivil Wars Ser.)
Justin Behrend, Professor Richard Newman, Carole Emberton, Kate Masur, Hannah Rosen, Thavolia Glymph, Stephen Berry, Brenda E. Stevenson, Chandra Manning, Susan Eva O'Donovan, Jim Downs, Amy Taylor, James Oakes, Greg Downs, Eric Foner, Eric Foner, David W. Blight
A Tangled Web: Mata Hari: Dancer, Courtesan, Spy
Mary W. Craig
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The Forgiven Duke: A Forgotten Castles Novel

The Forgiven Duke - Jamie Carie This book had a lot of Christian overtones in it than the first. To some it will be annoying and a turn off. I had many problems with this book but if disclosed it would be considered spoilers. Why would anyone want to have a baby to leave as a legacy to man that tricked them among other things? I'm happy and satisfied that the ending gave a bit of a resolution but not really. Ofcourse, there will be a third book which is The Duke's Promise. I enjoyed the book but just like with the first, around 60% in, I was tired and frustrated with the drawn out plot. The characters are all great and you can picture them in your mind when reading. Jamie does a great job.*******I will write a proper review at a later date. These are my initial thoughts.