Rosie’s Book Review Team – The Widow’s Tale by @paulacmoss1 #histfic #bookreview

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Today’s team review comes from Noelle, she blogs at http://saylingaway.wordpress.com

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Noelle chose to read and review The Widow’s Take by Paula C Moss

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Book Review: The Widow’s Tale by Paula C. Moss

The Widow’s Tale is a genuine romance and a debut novel. Set in the era of the English Civil War (17th century) in the Yorkshire Dales (a favorite part of the world for me!), it recounts the life of 17 year old Charlotte Hart, married by arrangement to a local gentryman, Captain Oliver Grimwell. Even his last name made me hate him. Grimwell had the misfortune to die before he and Charlotte consummated their marriage and Charlotte wants her dower, a small farm, returned to her. Although this is her right under British law, Grimwell’s grasping family, including his nasty brother Phillip, refuse to let the land go. Charlotte is mighty headstrong, as they might say here…

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