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Post by Tanzanite » Mon March 9th, 2009, 8:07 pm

Saw thison Amazon today. Does anyone know anything about the author? From her website it look like she may be more of a romance writer but the trailer for the book looks rather interesting.

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Post by Ariadne » Mon March 9th, 2009, 10:57 pm

I read the review in Romantic Times last week. They describe it as a vampire romance set in Tudor England.

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Post by Divia » Tue March 10th, 2009, 12:14 am

[quote=""Ariadne""]I read the review in Romantic Times last week. They describe it as a vampire romance set in Tudor England.[/quote]

hmm. I might be interested now. :)
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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue March 10th, 2009, 4:05 am

From Amazon UK: "The King's Daughter" by Christie Dickason (about the daughter of James I, Elizabeth), Aug 20th.

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Post by princess garnet » Tue March 10th, 2009, 4:11 pm

Fiction or non-fiction? If it's a novel about her, that's great since there doesn't seem to be much about her.

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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue March 10th, 2009, 5:09 pm

[quote=""princess garnet""]Fiction or non-fiction? If it's a novel about her, that's great since there doesn't seem to be much about her.[/quote]

Novel - http://www.amazon.co.uk/Kings-Daughter- ... 71F8ZTKSNT

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Post by annis » Tue March 10th, 2009, 5:11 pm

Posted by Sonja Marie
From Amazon UK: "The King's Daughter" by Christie Dickason (about the daughter of James I, Elizabeth), Aug 20th.
It's a novel- here's the blurb from Amazon UK
"Superb historical novel of the Jacobean court, in which Princess Elizabeth strives to avoid becoming her father's pawn in the royal marriage market The court of James I is a volatile place, with factions led by warring cousins Robert Cecil and Francis Bacon. Europe is seething with conflict between Protestants and Catholics. James sees himself as a grand peacemaker -- and what better way to make his mark than to use his children in marriage negotiations? Into this court come Henry, Prince of Wales, and his sister Elizabeth. Their louche father is so distrusted that soon they are far more popular than he is, an impossibly dangerous position. Then Elizabeth is introduced to Frederick of Bohemia, Elector Palatine. He's shy but they understand one another. She decides he will be her husband -- but her parents change their minds. Brutally denied Henry's support, how can Elizabeth forge her own future? At once a love story, a tale of international politics and a tremendous evocation of England at a time of great change, this is a landmark novel to thrill all lovers of fine historical fiction."

Making allowance for the publisher's hyberbole, it sounds interesting. Her dramatic and terrifying flight from Prague at the start of the Thirty Years War features in Ross King's "Ex-Libris"

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Post by boswellbaxter » Tue March 10th, 2009, 5:41 pm

[quote=""annis""]Posted by Sonja Marie


It's a novel- here's the blurb from Amazon UK
"Superb historical novel of the Jacobean court, in which Princess Elizabeth strives to avoid becoming her father's pawn in the royal marriage market The court of James I is a volatile place, with factions led by warring cousins Robert Cecil and Francis Bacon. Europe is seething with conflict between Protestants and Catholics. James sees himself as a grand peacemaker -- and what better way to make his mark than to use his children in marriage negotiations? Into this court come Henry, Prince of Wales, and his sister Elizabeth. Their louche father is so distrusted that soon they are far more popular than he is, an impossibly dangerous position. Then Elizabeth is introduced to Frederick of Bohemia, Elector Palatine. He's shy but they understand one another. She decides he will be her husband -- but her parents change their minds. Brutally denied Henry's support, how can Elizabeth forge her own future? At once a love story, a tale of international politics and a tremendous evocation of England at a time of great change, this is a landmark novel to thrill all lovers of fine historical fiction."

Making allowance for the publisher's hyberbole, it sounds interesting. Her dramatic and terrifying flight from Prague at the start of the Thirty Years War features in Ross King's "Ex-Libris"[/quote]

That's three novels within a year with the same title (by Sandra Worth, Barbara Kyle, and now Dickason). Ladies, it's time to think of some new titles!
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Post by Madeleine » Tue March 10th, 2009, 7:54 pm

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]That's three novels within a year with the same title (by Sandra Worth, Barbara Kyle, and now Dickason). Ladies, it's time to think of some new titles![/quote]

wonder if they'll all have the same covers too! How many headless women do you reckon they'll use....lol :p

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Someone updated their blog today!

Post by Divia » Wed March 11th, 2009, 12:36 am

And I found a very interesting title...right up my alley.

Robin Oliveira's MY NAME IS MARY SUTTER about Ms. Sutter who is from Albany, a stones throw from me! Rockin!

I want to get excited about Warrior Daughter but Anne Farquharson's last book sucked, so we'll see.
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