The Wicked and the Just

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 352 pages
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Cecily's father has ruined her life. He's moving them to occupied Wales, where the
king needs good strong Englishmen to keep down the vicious Welshmen. At least
Cecily will finally be the lady of the house.
Gwenhwyfar knows all about that house. Once she dreamed of being the lady there
herself, until the English destroyed the lives of everyone she knows. Now she must
wait hand and foot on this bratty English girl.
While Cecily struggles to find her place amongst the snobby English landowners,
Gwenhwyfar struggles just to survive. And outside the city walls, tensions are rising
ever higher--until finally they must reach the breaking point.

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Well-researched, but for me it lacked spark. - Goodreads
And therefore, the ending isn't a happy one. - Goodreads
Believability: The Author has definitely done research. - Goodreads
There's no happy ending with vows of friendship. - Goodreads
However, I do wish that the pacing was a little better. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Jessika.C - LibraryThing

This book is about two girls with different backgrounds that meet under pretty normal circumstances in medieval Wales (mid 1200s give or take). Cecily goes with her father to Wales to find a new way ... Read full review

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User Review  - PatienceFortitude - LibraryThing

Really good Medieval history, set in 13th century Wales. YA, so a fast read, and just as focused on Cecily and Gwinny's animosity and hopes and dreams as on the larger historical backdrop. Reading on ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

J. Anderson Coats has masters degrees in history and library science. She lives with her family in Washington State. Visit her websiteŠat www.jandersoncoats.com .

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