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by Madeleine
Yesterday, 10:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?
Replies: 8
Views: 78

Re: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?

I've just started "The Christmas Party" by Karen Swan.
by Madeleine
Sat November 9th, 2019, 8:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?
Replies: 8
Views: 78

Re: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?

Whizzing through it so far! I'm also about to start "The Corset" by Laura Purcell.
by Madeleine
Fri November 8th, 2019, 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?
Replies: 8
Views: 78

Re: What Are You Reading Nov. 2019?

I'm reading an Agatha Christie "The Pale Horse", haven't read one of her books for years, very readable so far and there's a new TV version coming soon.
by Madeleine
Thu November 7th, 2019, 9:59 am
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Madeleine's 2019 reads
Replies: 10
Views: 379

Re: Madeleine's 2019 reads

November "The King's Witch" by Tracy Borman - it's the early 17th century, and Frances Gorges finds her happy rural existence shattered when her uncle arranges for her to be sent to London, to be of the ladies attending Queen Anne, wife of James, who succeeded Elizabeth I on her death. Frances was ...
by Madeleine
Mon October 7th, 2019, 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading October 2019?
Replies: 6
Views: 100

Re: What Are You Reading October 2019?

I've just started "The Magpie Tree" by Katherine Stansfield, supernatural tinged historical drama set in mid 19th century Cornwall.
by Madeleine
Sun October 6th, 2019, 4:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading October 2019?
Replies: 6
Views: 100

Re: What Are You Reading October 2019?

I actually think the Shetland books are better than the show! They made a lot of changes from the books, which is fair enough up to a point, but some of the books could still work as stand alone stories despite those changes. I thought the last series was good but too slow.
by Madeleine
Fri October 4th, 2019, 8:50 am
Forum: Member Reading Logs - 2019
Topic: Madeleine's 2019 reads
Replies: 10
Views: 379

Re: Madeleine's 2019 reads

October Lies Sleeping by Ben Aaronovitch - latest episode in the Peter Grant series known as "Rivers of London", another hugely entertaining, adrenaline-fuelled adventure in which he finally meets his nemesis - Mr Punch - and Martin Chorley aka the Faceless Man is also on his trail. Peter's private...
by Madeleine
Thu October 3rd, 2019, 8:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading October 2019?
Replies: 6
Views: 100

Re: What Are You Reading October 2019?

I've just started the final book in the Shetland series by Ann Cleeves, "Wild Fire".
by Madeleine
Fri September 20th, 2019, 9:29 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?
Replies: 7
Views: 100

Re: What Are You Reading Sept. 2019?

I've just started the latest in Ben Aaronovitch's Rivers of London series "Lies Sleeping", which promises to delve into London's murky past :o
by Madeleine
Mon September 16th, 2019, 9:09 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: "Downton Abbey" movie
Replies: 9
Views: 712

Re: "Downton Abbey" movie

Went to see this on Saturday, I enjoyed it, and yes there would definitely be room for a sequel.

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