[LMB] ot: romance novels & subversion

Sean Holland knightofroses at gmail.com
Sun Feb 25 19:17:09 GMT 2018


The detective and forensic wizard series would be the Lord D'Arcy series by
Randall Garrett: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lord_Darcy_(character)

On Sun, Feb 25, 2018 at 2:12 PM, Rebecca Price <becca at di.org> wrote:

> The only one I know of with a glorious Richard III reign is the one with a
> sherlock holmes-esque figure who is accompanied by a forensic wizard, and I
> am totally blocking on the author and the name of the series, but I know
> that they're excellent.
>
> On Sun, Feb 25, 2018 at 2:08 PM, Katherine Collett <kcollett at hamilton.edu>
> wrote:
>
> > On Feb 25, 2018, at 11:31 AM, Eliza Shallcross <eshallcross at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > > On deliberately changing history, years ago author Katy Kingston did an
> > > alternative history where Henry VIII’s brother Arthur didn’t die, and
> he
> > > and Katherine of Aragon turned an arranged marriage into a passionate
> > > romance.
> >
> > I'm trying to remember a book in which Richard III had a long and
> > illustrious reign, a golden age of England -- the book takes place
> somewhat
> > later in the Americas?  I thought it might be Shadow of Albion, but
> > evidently not.  In Shadow of Albion, "the heirless Charles II [is]
> > succeeded by his eldest bastard, the Duke of Monmouth, instead of by his
> > unpopular brother James," the American Revolution never happened, etc.
> But
> > does the alternate history with Richard III's long reign ring any bells
> > with anyone?
> >
> > Katherine
>


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