William and Susanna

     L E Pembroke

William and Susanna

Little is known of the private lives and loves of our greatest playwright William Shakespeare, born 400 years ago.L.E. Pembroke has written a thought provoking historical novel based on Shakespeare's life, focusing on his family, especially his first daughter Susanna, and the turbulent and fascinating times in which he lived. From Stratford-on-Avon, London, through Paris, Rome and Venice we journey with Shakespeare sharing numerous adventures, lovers and experiences. All this is set amongst the most interesting political, religious and literary backdrop of the Elizabethan Age and the masterpieces William Shakespeare created.

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    Two Women Went to War

     L E Pembroke

Two Women Went to War

The battlefields of WWI bring together Genevieve Howard, who becomes an Australian Army nurse and Madeleine Aspinall, a British ambulance driver. Coming from very different beginnings, the horrors of Gallipoli and the Western Front provide the violent background to their friendship and the relationships with the men in their lives. 'Two Women Went to War' is a novel about love, war and the complex bounds of friendship. Lives are challenged in numerous ways through the turbulent and dramatic landscapes of WWI and the years that follow.L E Pembroke was born and raised in Sydney. This, her second book, reflects her passion for history and the extraordinary stories of ordinary men and women.

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