The Murmur of Masks

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The Murmur of Masks

This is a beautifully written historical drama set in the regency period against the backdrop of the Napoleonic era which includes accounts from both the Battle of Trafalgar and the Battle of Waterloo.

The tale starts with Olivia, a young lady saying farewell to her father and brother as they are called to service with the navy. Shortly after they leave, her mother unexpectedly dies and Olivia soon finds herself having to marry in order to secure her station in life.

She marries Jack Rembleton, a much older man out of convenience. But Rembleton has his own reasons for marrying and it isn’t long before further complications arise, and truth will out in the end.

The amount of research and adaptations of actual documents/letters used from the Napoleonic era is nothing short of amazing. Kullmann has poured in all of her creative talents to make this the exquisite work it has become.

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  1. Thank you all so much for your kind comments and to Kevin for his wonderful review. I was very impressed by the way he avoided spoilers. Kevin, I hope it’s ok to say here that if readers are interested in the sort of research I do, they might like to look at My Scrap Album on my website http://www.catherinekullmann.com

    Best wishes to all readers and writers

    Catherine

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    • You’re most welcome, Catherine and I’m sure that folks will be most happy to check out your research… Off to have a peek myself; thanks for sharing. 🙂

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  2. I like when an author takes great lengths and time to create accuracy in history. This sounds fascinating and I wish Catherine the best in her book promotion!
    Kev, you always do a fine and fair review! Smiles, Robin

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