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Friday, July 30, 2010

The Sixth Surrender

The Sixth Surrender: A NovelThe Sixth Surrender: A Novel
Author:  Hana Samek Norton
Publisher: Penguin Plume
Publication date:  August 2010

Donated by:  Penguin Plume


In the last years of her eventful life, queen-duchess Aliénor of Aquitaine launches a deadly dynastic chess game to safeguard the crowns of Normandy and England for John Plantagenet, her last surviving son.

To that end, Aliénor coerces into matrimony two pawns-Juliana de Charnais, a plain and pious novice determined to regain her inheritance, and Guérin de lasalle, a cynical, war-worn mercenary equally resolved to renounce his.

The womanizing Lasalle and the proud Juliana are perfectly matched for battle not love-until spies and assassins conspire to reverse their romantic fortunes.

Populated by spirited and intelligent women and executed in flawless period detail, The Sixth Surrender is a compelling love story that heralds the arrival of a major new talent in historical fiction.


TOUR COMPLETE - THANKS FOR PARTICIPATING!

    Participants::
    Cindy - Done
    Michelle - Done
    Andrea - Done
    Page - Done


    Reviews:
    Michelle - True Book Addict
    Andrea - A Chick Who Reads
    Page - One Book At a Time

    8 comments:

    The Mistress of the Dark said...

    Andrea (PA)
    andreag@earthlink.net

    shield maiden said...

    This sounds like an absolutely delightful read! I love intrigue and some good historical fiction :).

    miss cindy :) said...

    Cindy, CA

    Michelle @ The True Book Addict said...

    Michelle (TN)

    I have been wanting to read this one! Please put me toward the end of the tour. Thanks! =O)

    Michelle @ The True Book Addict said...

    I'm so sorry that I forgot...AGAIN...to stop by an let you know I received the book. I rec'd it on Wednesday, October 13th. Thanks!

    Michelle @ The True Book Addict said...

    mailed: DC # 0310 2640 0001 2678 3238

    My review: http://thetruebookaddict.blogspot.com/2010/11/book-review-sixth-surrender-by-hana.html

    Great book!

    The Mistress of the Dark said...

    Here's my review:
    http://achickwhoreads.blogspot.com/2010/11/arc-book-tour-book-review-sixth.html

    Mailed: DC # 0308 1400 0000 7747 3877

    Cindy (Oodles of Books) said...

    Here's my review:

    http://oodlesofbooks.blogspot.com/2011/01/mini-reviews-adult-fiction.html

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