[LMB] ot: romance novels & subversion

Rebecca Price becca at di.org
Sun Feb 25 19:18:39 GMT 2018


Ah, yes. That's it! and I think it's about time for a re-read.

On Sun, Feb 25, 2018 at 2:17 PM, Sean Holland <knightofroses at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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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