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Melissa Addey

I write historical fiction, some non-fiction and have a children's picture book. I was the 2016 Writer in Residence at the British Library where I still teach monthly writing workshops and I have recently completed a Creative Writing PhD. I live in London with my husband and two children.

The Moroccan Empire

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11th century, Northern Spain. Isabella has been a nun in the Christian kingdom of Galicia since she was a child, a gifted herbalist leading a quiet and spiritual life, devoted to God.

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Terez I hated to see this series end. What a talented writer. I loved this book.

North Africa, 1067. Kella is a girl disguised as a boy, travelling the trade routes and beating all comers in the camel races.

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Terez I loved this book!

11th century, North Africa. Zaynab is the famous queen consort of Yusuf bin Tashfin, leader of the Moorish Almoravid army, which defeated El Cid, conquering all of North Africa and most of Spain.

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Terez Just finished it. I now know why Zaynab is the way she is. A great story.
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