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“. . . an important historical work of fiction.
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The Gilded Shroud is a romance with a mystery, not to be confused with a mystery that has a romance. Every genre has rules that are followed.
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“A Dark Dividing is well worth a read. Sarah Rayne is indeed a talented writer.”
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“Nemonymous Night is not an easy read; however—and here’s the rub—it’s entirely readable.”