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  Dear Reader For years, readers of One Thousand White Women have asked me to write a sequel. The Vengeance of Mothers chronicles the next wave of extraordinary women who traveled west to become “brides” of the Cheyenne, and in the aftermath of tragedy, must ask themselves: how far can we go to avenge the ones we love? Email [email protected] to win one of 5 copies.       Dear Reader, The Invisible Life of Ivan Isaenko brings to life something that we’ve all experienced on some level—that transformation that can only come from being connected with another human being. Ivan is a lifelong resident of the Mazyr Hospital for Gravely Ill Children in Belarus. Life has left him snarky, yet endearing, and totally riddled with defence mechanisms. He curates a very detached and carefully managed life for himself…

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Teen Millennials Meet (and Adore) Queen Victoria 170 Years after Her Reign

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As a historian, juggling the challenge of being the consultant on a TV historical drama series where the original story often has had to be tailored to the need for dramatic effect, my bottom line is this: does it arouse the viewers’ interest in the real story? It became apparent very early on during the UK transmission of ITV’s (PBS in the U.S.) Victoria, which premiered in the U.S. in January 2017 starring Jenna Coleman, that this series, of the many historical dramas we have had and enjoyed — from The Tudors to Downton Abbey to Wolf Hall — had really struck a nerve. What was striking, however, was that it had done so, not so much with the mature and better read…

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