As most anyone knows I am an avid reader so narrowing my choices down to just five was like pulling teeth! Anyway without further ado here they are!
1. The Reckoning by Sharon Kay Penman
EVESHAM ABBEY, ENGLAND - JANUARY 1271
" There were no stars. The sky was the color of cinders, and shadows were spilling out of every corner."
2. Falls the Shadow by Sharon Kay Penman
NEFYN, NORTH WALES - DECEMBER 1236
"Just before midnight on the eve of Christmas, the storm swept in off the Irish Sea, struck the hamlet that
had grown up around the manor house of Gruffyd Ap Llewelyn, Lord of the Cantref of Lln."
3. Echoes by Danielle Steel
"It was a lazy summer afternoon as Beata Ittgenstein strolled along the shores of Lake Geneva with her parents."
4. The Girl in the Gatehouse by Julie Klassen
"The end of the only life I've known thought Mariah Aubrey , looking back through the carriage window at the shrinking figures of her mother and sister."
5. All my Love, Detrick by Roberta Kagan
Berlin Germany, 1923
"Inga Haswell sipped steaming tea from a chipped china cup as she gazed at the second hand bicycle."
And thank you to all the authors. They are all on Amazon if you are interested in buying and reading their work.