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by cw gortner
Tue May 31st, 2011, 9:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Forthcoming Books: 2012 edition
Replies: 391
Views: 28886

[QUOTE=emr;86043]Empress of the Seven Hills by Kate Quinn Possibly April 2012

I'm looking forward to this one, too! I loved Daughters of Rome. One of my favorite reads this year.
by cw gortner
Tue May 31st, 2011, 9:03 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: What are you reading? May 2011
Replies: 216
Views: 15999

[quote=""Brenna""]Just finished Priya Parmar's Exit the Actress. It was difficult to get into at first because of the writing style, but it all came together and was a very enjoyable read. After waiting almost a year, I finally get to read C.W Gortner's Confessions of Catherine de Medici and am supe...
by cw gortner
Tue May 24th, 2011, 10:13 pm
Forum: Member Announcements
Topic: Historical Novel Society - London (UK) Chapter
Replies: 8
Views: 1240

I want to make a special trip to London to attend an event. Perfect excuse for me to hop the pond. Let's see how I go about it ;)
by cw gortner
Tue May 24th, 2011, 10:10 pm
Forum: E-Readers and E-Book Issues
Topic: What's the Point, Kindle? (rant)
Replies: 36
Views: 2745

If it's any consolation, I bought an ipad because I wanted to download apps that would let me buy e-books from Spain, as it's so expensive to ship the actual books here. Stores will only use DHL, so a $40 purchase turns into $80, with the extra $40 going to shipping. But, it turns out there is no cu...
by cw gortner
Tue May 24th, 2011, 9:58 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: CONFESSIONS in trade paperback
Replies: 5
Views: 764

[quote=""Misfit""]Congrats on that. I see Harriet loved it ;) [/quote]

I know. What's an author to do? :p
by cw gortner
Tue May 24th, 2011, 7:23 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: What are you reading? May 2011
Replies: 216
Views: 15999

Finishing up The King's Man by Pauline Gedge - which is excellent, by the way, but definitely best if the first two in the trilogy are read before it.

About to start Prophecy by Parris.
by cw gortner
Tue May 24th, 2011, 7:18 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: CONFESSIONS in trade paperback
Replies: 5
Views: 764

CONFESSIONS in trade paperback

Today is the trade paperback launch day for THE CONFESSIONS OF CATHERINE DE MEDICI. New cover and bonus reader material included :)
by cw gortner
Tue May 24th, 2011, 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Latest Book Giveaways
Replies: 131
Views: 19802

Historical Tapestry has a giveaway for a copy of my just released trade paperback of CONFESSIONS OF CATHERINE DE MEDICI.
by cw gortner
Mon May 16th, 2011, 2:36 am
Forum: The Writing Business
Topic: Historical Novel Society conference 2011
Replies: 118
Views: 8071

[quote=""Julianne Douglas""]Ugh, it's nearly $300 to fly Southwest from San Francisco to San Diego![/quote]

That's about what I paid, because I'm leaving Friday morning. Outrageous, but I booked it. Looking forward to seeing everyone who's going!
by cw gortner
Mon May 16th, 2011, 2:30 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: What Movies Have You Seen Lately?
Replies: 3275
Views: 193861

Fair Game with Naomi Watts and Sean Penn, about the revenge outing by a Bush administration official of Valerie Palme, a covert CIA operative. Excellent.

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