Tuesday, February 9, 2010

The Pen Review: Burgundy and Lies

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Title: Burgundy and Lies

Author: Carol Strickland

Author Webpage: www.CarolAStrickland.com

Genre: Historical Romance

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What I liked: A brilliant and beautiful novel set in sixteenth century France, Strickland emerse the reader in a time long ago. With rich characters, scenery, and imagery she takes on a journey of Abbie who is taken away from her home that she loves so much onto a contracted marriage. But where there is deceit and lies, there can be love. Will Abbie find that love? You will have to pick up the book to find out!


Book Blurb:

Sixteenth Century France:

Clever Abbie Bourgogne finds herself caught in a web of deceit and switched identities on the way to a contracted marriage. It will take her far away from the home and vineyards she's desperate to return to. The fate of her very soul will lie in danger no matter what action she takes.

Complicating her life further is Jean-Marc, the vagabond trickster who wants a wife for his brother. With sons from that marriage he will be free to explore the world... if he can stop himself from falling for his brother's future wife.

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1 comment:

  1. Looks like a good book. Very clever way of showing sample pages, too. I have not seen that done before.

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