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Book Shopping 2015

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Madeleine
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Book Shopping 2015

Post by Madeleine » Fri January 2nd, 2015, 3:41 pm

And my first purchase of the year is The Miniaturist by Jessica Burton.
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Post by Nefret » Fri January 2nd, 2015, 4:08 pm

I bought some Chadwick novels with Christmas money.

The Winter Mantle
The Champion
Outlaw Knight
Shadows and Strongholds
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Post by emr » Fri January 2nd, 2015, 7:51 pm

Gun Street Girl (Sean Duffy #4) by Adrian McKinty
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Post by Madeleine » Sun January 4th, 2015, 12:26 pm

Murder in Piccadilly by Charles Kingston.
The Testimony of the Hanged Man by Ann Granger (Victorian crime)
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Post by Madeleine » Thu January 8th, 2015, 2:13 pm

The Potter's Field
The Wings of the Sphinx
The Age of Doubt

all by Andrea Camilleri, in the Inspector Montalbano series
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Post by Nefret » Wed January 14th, 2015, 4:33 pm

More Chadwick novels-

the Falcons of Montabard
The Love Knot
The Conqueror
The Marsh King's Daughter
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Post by Misfit » Wed January 14th, 2015, 4:55 pm

[quote=""Nefret""]More Chadwick novels-

the Falcons of Montabard
The Love Knot
The Conqueror
The Marsh King's Daughter
[/quote]

Falcons was my first Chadwick. That Sabin - *fans self*
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Post by Nefret » Wed January 14th, 2015, 5:09 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]Falcons was my first Chadwick. That Sabin - *fans self*[/quote]

I think either The Winter Mantle or The Conquest was mine. Planning to read Falcons this week.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Post by Vanessa » Thu January 15th, 2015, 11:48 am

I'm getting Raven's Head by Karen Maitland to read and review via Lovereading. Looking forward to getting my mitts on it! :D
A gothic delight, swirling with the smoke of alchemy about a young man whose clumsy attempt at blackmail leaves him master of a raven's head ... the Alchemical symbol of death

Vincent is an apprentice librarian who stumbles upon a secret powerful enough to destroy his master. With the foolish arrogance of youth, he attempts blackmail but the attempt fails and Vincent finds himself on the run and in possession of an intricately carved silver raven's head.

Any attempt to sell the head fails ... until Vincent tries to palm it off on the intimidating Lord Sylvain - unbeknown to Vincent, a powerful Alchemist with an all-consuming quest. Once more Vincent's life is in danger because Sylvain and his neighbours, the menacing White Canons, consider him a predestined sacrifice in their shocking experiment.
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Post by Madeleine » Fri January 16th, 2015, 8:13 pm

The Girl in the Picture by Kate Riordan
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