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September 2010: What Are You Reading?

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Location: Derbyshire, UK

Postby LoobyG » Sat September 25th, 2010, 2:04 pm

Just started 'Dawn's Early Light' by Elswyth Thane.

Location: Arizona, USA

Postby Ash » Sat September 25th, 2010, 3:19 pm

Finally reading The Last Queen. After I finish I think I need to reread the Captain Alitriste books, since the time period is similar (and theres a new book in the series coming out this year)

Location: Ciinaminson NJ


Postby chuck » Sat September 25th, 2010, 5:33 pm

"Misfit" wrote:Anand's Gildenford series is excellent. Were you able to get your hands on all of them without dropping serious $$$$?

My Library had it....and we have a decent Inter library loan program....Yes I'm really enjoying it.....The Alys Clare "The Joys of My Life" mystery.....Started out well....but the story perpetuates King Richard the Lion heart(before his death) as a member of a band of evil Satanic Cult Knights...who sacrifice young boys along with devious sexual crimes.....I know about the rumours/myths about Richard's Sexual Orientation ...but this plot is not subtle about the Lion heart's involvement with this group of evil Knights....I'll finish it...curious how the author plays it out.....


Postby annis » Sat September 25th, 2010, 7:03 pm

Post by Chuck
What a treat....Let us know how you like it....I liked RY"s Templar Series....I look forward to reading it next year....

I'm really enjoying Insurrection. It's a while since I read the Templar series, but I think Robyn Young's writing has gone up a notch or two with this one - certainly her descriptive passages are excellent, and she's managing to keep an epic, action-filled story flowing without causing any confusion, even though there are a lot of characters involved and several political intrigues going on. The Bruce himself is a strong central protagonist and developing nicely.

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Location: Texas, USA

Postby CrimsonPetal » Sat September 25th, 2010, 8:34 pm

Just started The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley. This one has been on my wish list for ages.

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Location: California

Postby Michy » Sat September 25th, 2010, 10:00 pm

"Miss Moppet" wrote:All the flirty stuff between Rochester and Jane. He is always calling her his pixie or his fairy or a sprite or something.
How funny, in all the times I've read the book I've never noticed that. But now I will the next time I read it. ;)

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Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Sat September 25th, 2010, 11:18 pm

Just started Treason by Meredith Whitford.

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Location: London

Postby Leo62 » Sat September 25th, 2010, 11:37 pm

About half-way through The Warrior's Princess, by Barbara Erskine. Pretty standard Erskine, but that's no bad thing.

Started The People's Queen, then decided to save it for my upcoming hols...
listen:there's a hell
of a good universe next door;let's go
ee cummings


Postby kauldron26 » Sun September 26th, 2010, 4:24 am

Currently reading Saylor's "Roma". He is definitely challing Michener in this novel, thankfully however, he is not sucking at it.

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Postby Misfit » Sun September 26th, 2010, 12:32 pm

"CrimsonPetal" wrote:Just started The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley. This one has been on my wish list for ages.

I thought that was excellent. Working on The Enchantress Saga by Nicola Thorne.
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