[Ansteorra] Period novels [was Newcomer Question]

Chiara Francesca Arianna d'Onofrio chiara at io.com
Mon Nov 12 13:22:50 PST 2001

Would either of those be along the same lines as the French movie, Queen
Margo? If not what novels cover that story line with the same historical

Chiara Francesca
chiara at io.com

On Mon, 12 Nov 2001, Connie Carroll wrote:

Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's is a scholar who throughtly researches everything for
her novels. Just take a look at her acknowledgement lists. Her research is
one of the reasons I strongly recommend her books.

While I also loved Blood Games, Blood Roses during the time of the Medicis
is marvalous!

Mistress Bunny

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ansteorra-admin at ansteorra.org
> On Behalf Of Jane Sitton
> And I'd recommend Chelsea Quinn Yarbro's vampire series (begun, I believe,
> before Anne Rice's) that spans Egyptian times through modern day.
 The best one in the series, in my estimation, is the one set in Nero's
> Rome:  "Blood Games".  Ms. Yarbro is quite a scholar, but manages to make
 history come alive.  Her books are very readable, and have kept me up into
> wee hours of the morning, turning pages as quickly as I could.
> Ly Madelina de Lyndesaye
> -----Original Message-----
> From: C. Weed [mailto:cweed at austin.rr.com]
> Lady Medb Liath wrote:
> Well, not really.  Most historical novels are not good sources.  Most of
> them are poorly researched, comparatively speaking.  There are some out
> there, and they are worth the time to read them, just be choosy
> and use good
> judgement.

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