Fans of Jo Beverley, Eloisa James, and Mary Balogh will love Barbara Samuel's smart, sensual historical stories.
A heart wrenching and uplifting tale of forbidden love in the middle ages by a beloved and award-winning author.
Solomon and Rica meet by chance at the herbalist's cottage and fall in love despite the divisions of religion, class, and expectations -- but how can they possibly find a happy ending with so many things stacked against them? A haunting and triumphant romance you will not easily forget.
Transcription errors abound
Some of them were of the wrong-word variety, some seemed to be OCR-style errors, e.g., the river in Alsace, a tributary to the Rhine, is Ill, not 111.
Unfortunately the errors interfered with continuity.
I’m not sure why I chose this: set in the 14th c. plague years, the plight of Jews in the Middle Ages, and a religious mixed marriage are just so fraught with tragedy, which is not something I care to read.
Be that as it may, character development was robust, as were the descriptions of daily life of a minor noble of that era, and the character depiction.