review: Goddess of the Green Room

Goddess of the Green Room by Jean Plaidy Dorothy Jordan, actress extraordinaire and royal mistress, was unlike most woman in her position: she was honest, loyal and completely selfless. She always used her pay to take care of her loved ones, and was devoted to one man at a time, even if he didn’t deserve her. The daughter of an affluent, Irish actress, Dorothy was born for the stage. When her father left and her mother was too ill to

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review: Victoria in the Wings

Victoria in the Wings by Jean Plaidy Victoria in the Wings is not, in fact, about the girl who became Queen Victoria, but of how she became the heir apparent when there were so many in the running. The story begins with the death of Charlotte, the Regent’s daughter, and the unrest it caused the royal family, as she had been the only legitimate grandchild of King George III. Two of the sons were prevailed upon to marry and produce

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