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by Madeleine
Thu April 11th, 2019, 10:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading April 2019?
Replies: 10
Views: 85

Re: What Are You Reading April 2019?

I've also just started an Inspector Montalbano mystery "A Nest of Vipers", some light reading.
by Madeleine
Thu April 4th, 2019, 10:31 am
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Madeleine's 2019 reads
Replies: 3
Views: 81

Re: Madeleine's 2019 reads

April "A Cold Case in Amsterdam Central" by Anja de Jager - this is the 2nd book in the Lotte Meerman series, again set in Amsterdam and it starts with what looks like a workplace accident when a decorator falls from a window of a new building he was working on. But when Lotte and his widow find a ...
by Madeleine
Thu April 4th, 2019, 10:30 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading April 2019?
Replies: 10
Views: 85

Re: What Are You Reading April 2019?

I've just started "The Ghost Tree" by Barbara Erskine.
by Madeleine
Sun March 24th, 2019, 5:48 pm
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Madeleine's 2019 reads
Replies: 3
Views: 81

Re: Madeleine's 2019 reads

March 2019 The Winter Crown by Elizabeth Chadwick - this is the second book in the trilogy about Eleanor of Aquitaine, and covers most of her turbulent marriage to Henry II, during which she was either pregnant, or recovering from a birth, and after John's arrival, she was told any more would kill ...
by Madeleine
Wed March 20th, 2019, 9:46 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Victoria (US broadcast January 2017)
Replies: 137
Views: 4073

Re: Victoria (US broadcast January 2017)

New series starts here on Sunday.
by Madeleine
Tue March 12th, 2019, 10:42 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Endeavour (US broadcast)
Replies: 13
Views: 1240

Re: Endeavour (US broadcast)

That's good to hear, the 6th series has just finished here and was excellent, as ever. Very classy (although Shaun Evans has a hideous moustache!).
by Madeleine
Thu February 28th, 2019, 9:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading February 2019?
Replies: 6
Views: 76

Re: What Are You Reading February 2019?

I've just started the middle part of Elizabeth Chadwick's trilogy about Eleanor of Aquitaine, "The Winter Crown". Good so far.
by Madeleine
Fri February 22nd, 2019, 4:54 pm
Forum: The Craft of Writing
Topic: Does this sound like a good story?
Replies: 2
Views: 26

Re: Does this sound like a good story?

It certainly sounds a good story, and you've got background to go on, however I can't advise on the writing aspect! Good luck if you decide to give it a go, it's a period of history that doesn't seem to be featured very often (especially in the UK, the US market may of course be different).
by Madeleine
Mon February 18th, 2019, 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading February 2019?
Replies: 6
Views: 76

Re: What Are You Reading February 2019?

"In the woods" by Tana French, first in a crime series set in Dublin.
by Madeleine
Mon February 11th, 2019, 9:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What are you reading January 2019?
Replies: 16
Views: 301

Re: What are you reading January 2019?

"The Winter Secret" by Lulu Taylor.

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