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Topic: My Lady of Cleves (Margaret C. Barnes)

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Subject: My Lady of Cleves (Margaret C. Barnes)
Date Posted: 10/2/2007 7:10 AM ET
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Is anyone familiar with the Shadows of the Crown series?? I need the titles of the other books in the series, and what order they come in. I just can't seem to find it anywhere. I have My Lady of Cleves on my wishlist, and want to add the others in this series.

Date Posted: 10/2/2007 12:32 PM ET
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It sounded familar so I checked it out, yes, I've read it. I remember really liking it, Anne of Cleves usually gets a short shrift in discussions of Henry VIII's wives, and I thought it did a good job of making her "real".

I didn't realize there was a series, though, so I'll watch this thread.

Date Posted: 10/2/2007 2:43 PM ET
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Unfortunately it appears that all of her books are OOP. I found a listing of her books, but not much other information. I've heard from many that Anne of Cleaves is a great book, so I put it on my wishlist. But I didn't realize it was part of a series. I saw on one website that it's part of the "Shadows of the Crown'' series, but I can't find a listing of that series anywhere.

Brief Gaudy Hour is about Anne Boleyn. The King's Fool is about King Henry's fool Will Sumner. The Tudor Rose is about Elizabeth of York. I don't know anything about the rest of the titles, but have heard that her books are really great.

Brief Gaudy Hour

Isabel the Fair

The King's Bed

The King's Fool

Lady on the Coin

Like Us, They Lived

Mary of Carisbrooke

My Lady of Cleves

Passionate Brood

Tudor Rose

With All My Heart

Within the Hollow Crown

 



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Date Posted: 10/2/2007 8:33 PM ET
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Shoot, I didn't realize it was OOP. I loaned it to someone and it has never wandered back my way.

Date Posted: 10/8/2007 10:42 AM ET
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I have read a couple of her books and enjoyed them.  I have several others but haven't gotten to them yet.

I have some other books that are also "Shadow of the Crown" series but they are all by different authors.  I'll put together a list of the ones I have later today (I hope).  I just got back from a 10 day vacation (which is why I haven't been around) and have a ton of stuff to catch up on - especially laundry!!