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Royal Harlot: A Novel of the Countess Castlemaine and King Charles II - Susan Holloway Scott
Royal Harlot: A Novel of the Countess Castlemaine and King Charles II
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780451221346 (0451221346)
Publisher: NAL Trade
Pages no: 380
Edition language: English
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Ad Girl-Book Worm
Ad Girl-Book Worm rated it
3.0
Really should be 3.5 stars.Definitely more scandal (which I like in my historical fiction). Felt a little like it was just plodding along the entire time.Overall, though, I enjoyed it.
My only books were women's looks
My only books were women's looks rated it
4.0 Royal Harlot: A Novel of the Countess Castlemaine and King Charles II
This books was a lot more racy than I expect historical fiction to be, by it was very enjoyable, and pretty compulsively readable. The only sad thing about it was that halfway through I remembered my British history and spoiled the ending for myself.
Telynor's Library, and then some
Telynor's Library, and then some rated it
4.0
Barbara Castlemaine has come down through history with a rather unsavory reputation. The author here has decided to delve into the story, and gives a good background on as to why a woman would choose to be a king's mistress. It's entertaining and well-written and I came away with actually liking her...
Unabridged Chick
Unabridged Chick rated it
I don't know how historically accurate this novel is, but I really enjoyed it. It read quickly and the main character, Barbara Palmer, seemed true to her time rather than a modern woman plunked in Restoration-era England. In fact, despite being a hard woman to like at times, I liked her and felt sad...
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