Ellie Carver arrives at her grandmother’s bedside expecting to find her silently slipping away. Instead, the beloved woman begins speaking. Of a secret past and castle ruins forgotten by time. Of a hidden chapel that served as a rendezvous for the French Resistance in World War II. Of lost love and deep regret . . .
Dune by Frank Herbert Genre: Science fiction Publisher: Chilton Company Date: August 1, 1965 Reviewed by: Brit Yancey Fiction Addict Scorecard: A When I found out that Dune would have a 50th anniversary re-release, I was beyond ecstatic to be the one chosen to review it. Dune is a book that changed my life when […]
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Afton Tangler is the Family Liaison Officer of the Minneapolis Police Department. Her job is to be bridge between victims of crimes and the police force during the investigation. However, Tangler has bigger and better goals in mind: to be a detective on the police force. Her partner in not-quite crime, Max Montgomery, encourages this goal regularly. He bends the rules and takes Tangler to investigations alongside him. This is much to the chagrin of the chief of police.
The novel begins with the first queen of Henry VIII, Katharine of Aragon. For a nice twist to set the tone of the novel it starts with the queen as she has already been cast aside by the notorious king of England. Anne Boleyn (arguably most famous wife of the Tudor king) is already in the spotlight as the future queen but only if Katharine will agree to the annulment of her marriage to Henry.