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Trickle Down Tyranny: Crushing Obama's Dream of the Socialist States of America eAdy pace and I had a hard time stopping there was a lot going on mystery intrigue romance conflicts and The only reason that I did not jump right into the next book The ueen s Daughter was that I didn t havenough credits left at Audible Once I have that I will definitely continue with thisseries I finished reading The ueen s Lady over holiday break and it is The Pocket Wife easily the best book I ve read all year Kyle tells her thought provoking story from both sides of the conflict between the Catholic and Protestant churches There is a profound message in this book about faith and organized religion that gives it real soul Honor Larke is a lady in waiting to ueen Catherine of Aragon But do not think for a moment this is a simple book about a maid at court sewing tears in ueen Catherine s skirts Kyle plumbs the depths of faith and zealotry inside of a fast paced story about a young lady who searches for truth in religion and doubts her own faith in the church andven GodThe novel has a wide scope that is fulfilling but the story never drags with the weight of a history lesson or a cast of characters you can t memorize Decent but flawed characters give such immediacy to this story There is an honest ambivalence in all of them and a realistic thirst for self preservation that I don t often read Kyle is brutally candid with her readers about the violence of the time and the pain and suffering feels so real at moments you are right there in the midst of a fire or passing through the consciousness of your very The Color of Our Sky existence into auphoric death The message in this novel will keep you thinking long after you ve read the last page This would be an xcellent book club read I can t wait to read the rest of the Thornleigh series I found Barbara
"Kyle S The Ueen S Lady To "s The ueen s Lady to found Barbara Kyle s The ueen s Lady to be bit hit miss On the positive side there were a lot of twist and turns to the story which keeps you guessing what is going to happen next The Tudor history is captivating in itself and this story just shows another viewpoint of Henry VIII Anne Boleyn and the political and religious players of the time On the negative side there was a loss of coherency to the story as it seemed the author wanted to present all the differing religious views "Of The Time Making "the time making story unnecessarily complex Some of the plot particularly about the M nsterites and Anabaptists was uite strange There is so much going on the story its confusing and I think the chapter divisions would have benefited from an accompanying timeline and not just a specific title If you would like to read a similar story historical fiction strong female protagonist and a minor study in religious views of the time I would try Phillipa Gregory s The ueen s Fool All this said I think I will read the seuel about Isabella Thornleigh Note that this book was first published in 1994 as A Dangerous Temptation The seuel featuring Isabella Thornleigh was previously published as A Dangerous Devotion and will be published in February 24 2009 as The King s Daughter I think the timing of the books are suspect riding on the wave of popularity of The Other Boleyn Girl current pop culture interest in The TudorsSee of my reviews at. E fiel amiga de Catarina de Aragão não pode compactuar com o ultraje ue é feito à rainha voluntaria se para ser portadora de cartas desta para os seus aliados No meio desta intriga palaciana Honor fica subitamente na posse de um segredo ue pode destruir um reino a sua futura rainha. I read this years ago when it was A Dangerous Temptation "The old
#edition looks like #looks like romance novel the new one looks like a Philippa Gregory novel but both of these "old dition looks like a romance novel the new one looks like a Philippa Gregory novel but both of these are kind of misleading There s a romance yeah but the novel focuses mainly on the religious tensions in 16th century Europe and how the various sects tortured burned and otherwise oppressed anyone who believed differently Engrossing if you re a historical fiction buff but incredibly bleak for long stretches I am not a history buff The only thing that I remember about King Henry is that he liked to chop of his wives heads And that is all I got out of that lecture in high schoolBut this book was than just history Albeit there was a lot though no than Cabaret: A Roman Riddle expected from reading the blurb The story built well off of actualvents and the author s character fit seamlessly into the plot Honor is an awesome character She went through so much in her life She is truly a heroine in my yes Her strength and bravery were amazing And I loved how she seemed like a real person There are many historical romances that seem completely bogus This was not one of themHonor I was pleasantly surprised by this book thinking it would be a straight by the numbers romance It s actually a theological drama with some intrigue a bit of romance and adventure The heroine Honor Larke is Thomas More s ward which provides some hokey sinful thoughts on Sir Tom s part and she gets swept up in the Catholic vs Protestant upheavals She ngages in long distance dissertations with Erasmus and is uite a bright girl but not preciously so The final part of the book finds Honor trapped Honor Larke is unusual for her time Catholics persecuted protestants while protestants persecuted Catholics All Honor knows is these people have done nothing to deserve to be burned While serving ueen Catherine she is drawn into intrigue to save protestants Along the way she meets Richard Thornleigh who helps her while danger stalks their heels Eramus also appears here A thriller within a romance I read this with a racing heart never knowing what the next page will bringBarbara Kyle brings an lement of danger and risk as well as a cleverly twisting plot to this tale that nds all too soon but continues with her next book The King s Daughter Note I listened to the audiobook version of this novelWhen I read Blood Between ueens the fifth book in the Thornleigh series I was hooked Being a huge fan of any novels that take place during Tudor times I was happy to see the well known history shown from the perspective of this fictional yet very real feeling family that have been tangled up in the world of the court since the beginning of Henry VIII s rule But starting the series on book five brought up just as many uestions as were answered What brough I forced myself to get through it but only because I hate leaving books unfinished All Roads Lead Home even the terrible ones I always hope that the story will surprise me This one did not it was just bad from the first page to last The plot was ridiculously predictable and tedious Where I got the book freebie at the HNS conference in London this year SignedPlot Pay attention Dear. Na melhor tradição de Philippa Gregory chega nos agora um apaixonante romance histórico situado no tempo de Henriue VIII Londres 1527 Casar ou servir Para Honor Larke ascolha é clara Pouco disposta a morrer de tédio como sposa obediente la deixa a casa do seu tutor o brilhante sir. .
Reader The blurb is not a bit like the book I read Here s how I see it As a young child Honor Larke watches her father die xcommunicated and robbed by the vil priest Bastwick She is taken away by a nasty nobleman name irrelevant as I don t think he has much to do with the rest of the book to be married to his son for her fortune Years later with the help of a faithful servant she finds herself free of her marriage and the ward of Sir Thomas More becoming an The Mephisto Threat (Paul Tallis educated woman who is suited to be a lady in waiting to ueen Catherine of Aragon Seeing her old servant burned at the stake as a heretic turns Honor against the church and she becomes a kind of double agentventually gaining the assistance of handsome merchant Richard Thornleigh Her passion for rescuing Protestants burns brighter once she discovers
#the depth of #depth of More s involvement but her hatred does not outlast More s own death Bastwick meanwhile has become close to the King and Honor finds that she and Thornleigh are in very great dangerActually it s a lot complicated than that I xpected a straightforward romance type novel what I got was a twisting saga of a plot with plenty of surprises hiding around the corner The writing is strong and vivid Ken Follett than Philippa Gregory and I liked Honor "despite her inability to remain constant to any kind of belief More for all his faults stuck to his "her inability to remain constant to any kind of belief More for all his faults stuck to his It was uite a surprising view of the sainted More too I mean look at that faceOh all right thenCould I really imagine Saint More in the grip of lustimage rror As posted at wwwjustonechaptercomHere I sit and sigh as I type this review hanging my head I can t believe that it has taken so long to read this book The whole series has been sitting on my shelf for a number of years Why did I wait so long I am not sure if it was the cover that provoked a bodice ripping feel or maybe I was thinking that I couldn t handle another Anne Boleyn story How mistaken I wasI was thrilled to hear that this book was going to be made into an audiobook with the author herself doing the reading Barbara Kyle did a wonderful job of reading this book she brought the story to life with her different accents and the right amount of motion not too much and not too littleThe first book in the Thornleigh series there are 5 of them at present set during the reign of Henry VIII during the time of his obsession with Anne Boleyn I mostly like to read about real historical figures it is fun to be ntertained at the same time as learning some history Though this book is based on real historical Just Cause events the theme here varied from Catherine of Aragon to the religious conflicts to Thomas More Anne Boleyn and However the two main protagonist are fictional and I wasn t sure what I would think of that First introduced to Honor Lark when only 7 years old I was captivated Thomas More becomes her guardian and so begins her story Her journey was a pleasure to watch it was written with feeling and showed theffect the time period had on the people of England under the rule of Henry VIII She grew into a woman of conviction who took too many risks for what she believed in This book moved along at a ste. Thomas More torna se aia da rainha Catarina de Aragão Um cargo onde aprenderá muita coisa dado ue terá de conviver com o orgulho a paixão a ganância ainda a consciência de um rei ue anseia desesperadamente pelo divórcio a fim de poder casar se com a ousada Ana Bolena Honor aia.