Rose has been appointed as a healer’s apprentice at Hagenheim Castle, a rare opportunity for a woodcutter’s daughter like her. While she often feels uneasy at the sight of blood, Rose is determined to prove herself capable. Failure will mean returning home to marry the aging bachelor her... read more
Overall this is a great medieval tale of romance, intrigue, magic and morals. Strong cast of characters, with a good sub-plot, strong historical research throughout the tale. I found only the dating of the dances to be in question, but I know how different historians give different dates for... read more (warning: may contain spoilers)
Overall this is a great medieval tale of romance, intrigue, magic and morals. Strong cast of characters, with a good sub-plot, strong historical research throughout the tale. I found only the dating of the dances to be in question, but I know how different historians give different dates for the same thing.
Use of scripture was strong and good though perhaps using the English version of the Vulgate & Douay Latin text was too hard for a YA tale. A must read for the young romantic.
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