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Star-Crossed Lovers

Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff increased my knowledge of Egypt and its well-known ruler who lived and died very near the time when Christ was born. I was very surprised to learn Cleopatra was in Rome when Julius Caesar, … Continue reading

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Immortality’s Scent

The Collector of Dying Breaths by M.J. Rose is quite a thrilling novel! Based in part on a perfumer named RenĂ© le Florentin who worked for Catherine de Medici in the 16th century, this fictional mystery wafts back and forth … Continue reading

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