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by Lady Macbeth
Sun December 27th, 2009, 12:24 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name G-L
Topic: The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley
Replies: 18
Views: 3234

I am in the midst of this novel and am loving it. It's vaguely nostalgic for me as I lived in the north of Scotland for 3 years during the 90's. Have to say that I loathe and despise the UK publishers idea to change the name to 'Sophia's Secret' (such a dumb idea) so much that I had my library order...
by Lady Macbeth
Mon September 28th, 2009, 2:09 pm
Forum: Feature of the Month
Topic: June 2009: The Time of Singing by Elizabeth Chadwick
Replies: 104
Views: 8668

Thanks for the replies.

I've read a bit more since I made my post and William Marshall is coming through loud and clear in TTOS and I don't think I needed to know more about him to appreciate Roger and Ida's story which I'm very much enjoying. :)
by Lady Macbeth
Sun September 27th, 2009, 5:41 pm
Forum: Feature of the Month
Topic: June 2009: The Time of Singing by Elizabeth Chadwick
Replies: 104
Views: 8668

I'm half way through this book and am really enjoying it. It's only my second EC novel and one of three I was given for my birthday earlier this month. I haven't read the thread through as I don't want to be spoiled but I have a question. William Marshall features quite prominently in the novel and ...
by Lady Macbeth
Thu September 10th, 2009, 3:44 pm
Forum: Birthday Thread
Topic: Happy Birthday Lady Macbeth!
Replies: 6
Views: 6111

Thanks everyone. I have Amazon vouchers to spend on books. :D
by Lady Macbeth
Tue September 1st, 2009, 5:53 pm
Forum: Feature of the Month
Topic: September 2009: Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
Replies: 34
Views: 7757

It's a few years since I read this and I definitely don't have time for a reread but I can recall being glued to this book and really didn't see the big twist mid-novel coming at all. I don't remember being bothered by the lesbian sex at the time but I do now find this a bit of a recurring theme in ...
by Lady Macbeth
Sun August 30th, 2009, 12:42 pm
Forum: Feature of the Month
Topic: August 2009: Company of Liars by Karen Maitland
Replies: 87
Views: 11249

Yes, I have finished the novel - in fact, I'm almost at the end of her next novel, The Owl Killers. I guess we do have to take Camelot's word for the events - it's that all the other members of the ensemble couldn't believe Camelot's accusations against Narigorm and it smacked of all the jumped up c...
by Lady Macbeth
Sat August 29th, 2009, 7:06 pm
Forum: Feature of the Month
Topic: August 2009: Company of Liars by Karen Maitland
Replies: 87
Views: 11249

I'm glad there are still some more views to come on this novel. I'd be interested to know whether you all feel that this is a genuine supernatural story or whether the supernatural elements were all invented by Camelot.
by Lady Macbeth
Thu August 27th, 2009, 7:11 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: What's your favorite reading font?
Replies: 11
Views: 1053

I like a sans serif font - can't be doing with all those fancy extra bits which are actually supposed to lead your eye but I find them claustrophobic! This is Arial - plain and simple, just how I like it. This is Times New Roman - absolutely loathe it! Verdana, I also like. Comic Sans I also like bu...
by Lady Macbeth
Thu August 13th, 2009, 6:22 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: August 2009: What are you Reading?
Replies: 264
Views: 15010

[quote=""Susan""]Having very much enjoyed Company of Liars, I do want to read this book, but it won't be out in the US until late September.[/quote]

I think it is quite new here - I am only the 3rd person to rent my copy. It's very inviting - another lovely rune-filled cover.
by Lady Macbeth
Thu August 13th, 2009, 5:45 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: August 2009: What are you Reading?
Replies: 264
Views: 15010

So, I picked up 2 books from the library this morning to take on holiday with me on Saturday and I am sat here and just cannot make up my mind which one to start first. I have The Owl Killers by Karen Maitland - hardback, 550 pages and The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett - paperback, a whopping ...

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