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John Shors
John's novels (Beneath a Marble Sky, Temple of a Thousand Faces, Beside a Burning Sea, Dragon House, The Wishing Trees, and Cross Currents) have won multiple awards, and have been translated into twenty-five languages.John has also spoken (via speakerphone) with more than 3,000 book clubs.For... show more

John's novels (Beneath a Marble Sky, Temple of a Thousand Faces, Beside a Burning Sea, Dragon House, The Wishing Trees, and Cross Currents) have won multiple awards, and have been translated into twenty-five languages.John has also spoken (via speakerphone) with more than 3,000 book clubs.For more information on John's books, please visit www.johnshors.com or follow him at www.facebook.com/JohnShors.John thanks all of his readers for their support!
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EpicFehlReader
EpicFehlReader rated it 6 years ago
I've been enamored with the story of the Taj Mahal since I was a little girl, but then what bookish, introverted girl hasn't at some point in their life. It's a gorgeous story of love that lives beyond death, and it's true to boot! I sometimes hear Mumtaz and her man, Shah Jahan, compared to King Ar...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it 7 years ago
The story takes place in 17th century India, during the reign of the Emperor Shah Jahan, which was followed by the reign of his son Aurangjab, (then called Alamgir) who imprisons his own father when he falls ill. This, then, is the story of the construction of the mausoleum known as the Taj Mahal, b...
susanw610
susanw610 rated it 7 years ago
I love historical novels and really looked forward to reading this book but I was ready to put it down half way through. I found the characters boring and unbelievable and didn't care what happened to them. Very disappointed so I crossed John Shors off of my list of authors to read. There are too ma...
Thirsty for a Good Read
Thirsty for a Good Read rated it 7 years ago
First off, I won my copy of the book via a giveaway hosted by Goodreads.I gotta say, history has never been my favorite subject and with a few exceptions it has always failed to capture my interest AND hold my long-term attention. The cultures which have always held my interest have been from the di...
Thirsty for a Good Read
Thirsty for a Good Read rated it 7 years ago
First off, I won my copy of the book via a giveaway hosted by Goodreads.I gotta say, history has never been my favorite subject and with a few exceptions it has always failed to capture my interest AND hold my long-term attention. The cultures which have always held my interest have been from the di...
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