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A Kings Ransom

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Misfit
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Post by Misfit » Tue March 11th, 2014, 6:07 am

It's a doorstopper. I just got home from her book signing, she is great with answering questions and telling stories.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Nefret
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Favourite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Post by Nefret » Thu March 13th, 2014, 2:04 am

Good news- I got the book from the library. It even fits on the bookshelf. :D


Now if only I could win a copy to own.
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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Preferred HF: Lately World Two or the time immediately before and after this period
Location: Australia

Post by SCW » Fri June 6th, 2014, 12:42 pm

will anyone admit to being somewhat teary at the end of this book. Eleanor's words about her children at the end nearly did this for me.

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Post by Misfit » Fri June 6th, 2014, 2:55 pm

[quote=""SCW""]will anyone admit to being somewhat teary at the end of this book. Eleanor's words about her children at the end nearly did this for me.[/quote]

Raises hand. I bawled, tears were just pouring down my face.
At home with a good book and the cat...
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Post by SCW » Sat June 7th, 2014, 6:58 am

Has to be in the top three sad moments from a SKP novel. My other two were Richard III demise at Redmore Plain and the fate of Ellen de Montfort. Actually The Reckoning had me in tears for most of the last part.

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Nefret
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Post by Nefret » Wed September 3rd, 2014, 11:00 pm

Has it come out in paperback stateside yet?
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 Brenna » Thu September 4th, 2014, 12:46 pm

Don't think so...usually takes a year from when the hardcover is released.
Brenna

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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

Post by Lisa » Wed November 5th, 2014, 2:16 pm

Just a heads-up, Sharon Kay Penman is doing a Q&A on her Goodreads profile today about A King's Ransom and her other books.

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Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
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Post by Madeleine » Wed November 5th, 2014, 2:37 pm

[quote=""Nefret""]Has it come out in paperback stateside yet?[/quote]

Fantastic Fiction has 10 Feb 2015 for the pb, in both the US and the UK.
Currently reading: "The Twisted Sword" by Winston Graham

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Post by Nefret » Wed November 5th, 2014, 5:55 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Fantastic Fiction has 10 Feb 2015 for the pb, in both the US and the UK.[/quote]

Actually, I might end up getting the hardcover edition for Winter Solstice. It goes better with my copy of Lionheart.
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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