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Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by Vanessa » Fri August 12th, 2016, 10:15 am

Pillars of the Earth is 99p on Amazon UK at the moment.

currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Lisa
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Favourite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by Lisa » Fri August 12th, 2016, 2:03 pm

The Wild Girl by Kate Forsyth (also wrote Bitter Greens) is also 99p on Amazon UK right now.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Fri August 12th, 2016, 3:35 pm

Follow the River by Alexander Thom is $1.99 on Amazon today. It's highly acclaimed, and been in my TBR stack forever. Maybe now I've bought it as an ebook, I'll get around to reading it!

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Misfit
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Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by Misfit » Sat August 13th, 2016, 12:05 am

MLE (Emily Cotton) wrote:Follow the River by Alexander Thom is $1.99 on Amazon today. It's highly acclaimed, and been in my TBR stack forever. Maybe now I've bought it as an ebook, I'll get around to reading it!
Excellent book.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Joined: August 2008
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Fri August 26th, 2016, 3:35 pm

Today's deal is Susan Howatch, The sins of the Fathers. $1.99 on Amazon.

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Lisa
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Favourite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by Lisa » Thu September 8th, 2016, 9:19 am

Gone With the Wind is 49p on Amazon UK today.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Posts: 3562
Joined: August 2008
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sat September 17th, 2016, 4:40 pm

Today's deal is Tariq Ali's Islam Quintet--all 5 novels for $3.99. Decent writer.

https://www.amazon.com/Islam-Quintet-Sh ... bemailc-20

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Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by SGM » Sat September 17th, 2016, 11:08 pm

MLE (Emily Cotton) wrote:Today's deal is Tariq Ali's Islam Quintet--all 5 novels for $3.99. Decent writer.

https://www.amazon.com/Islam-Quintet-Sh ... bemailc-20
And here he is talking at the Lilburne 400 Conference:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8zGL0N ... ebLEF4txiE
Currently reading - Emergence of a Nation State by Alan Smith

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Posts: 3562
Joined: August 2008
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sun September 18th, 2016, 4:08 pm

Gwen Bristow's Jubilee Trail is $1.99 today. Great read.

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Posts: 3562
Joined: August 2008
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Re: Ebook freebies and deals 2016 edition

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Tue September 20th, 2016, 5:38 pm

Amy Tan that Bonesetter's daughter is $1.99 on amazon today.
https://www.amazon.com/Bonesetters-Daug ... bemailc-20

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