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Divia
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Postby Divia » Sun February 1st, 2009, 4:32 pm

I also liked the Lady Elizabeth. Which quite shocked me, for I didnt think I would.

I'd be interested to read the one about Anne B. Sounds cool.
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Postby EC2 » Sun February 1st, 2009, 8:45 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:And she's working on a novel about Eleanor of Aquitaine and Henry II, which is scheduled for publication in the spring of 2010.

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She is? Hmmm.... Does that mean she'll be in competition with Cecelia Holland who was also set to do an Eleanor of Aquitaine novel due in 1210 as well?
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun February 1st, 2009, 8:50 pm

"EC2" wrote:She is? Hmmm.... Does that mean she'll be in competition with Cecelia Holland who was also set to do an Eleanor of Aquitaine novel due in 1210 as well?


No idea, I just posted what it says on her news page of her site.

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Postby Ariadne » Sun February 1st, 2009, 9:08 pm

As they say, things happen in threes. Christy English's first novel about Eleanor and Alais of France (The Queen's Pawn) is scheduled for spring 2010 as well. The English and Holland have the same publisher, too (well, Berkley/New American Library).

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Postby Tanzanite » Sun February 1st, 2009, 9:40 pm

she is coming to Denver in a couple of weeks as part of her book tour and is scheduled to do a talk on Katherine Swynford. It's not too far from where I live so I'm going to try and go.

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Postby Misfit » Sun February 1st, 2009, 10:39 pm

"EC2" wrote:She is? Hmmm.... Does that mean she'll be in competition with Cecelia Holland who was also set to do an Eleanor of Aquitaine novel due in 1210 as well?


Here's the link to her site.

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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon February 2nd, 2009, 1:29 am

"Tanzanite" wrote:she is coming to Denver in a couple of weeks as part of her book tour and is scheduled to do a talk on Katherine Swynford. It's not too far from where I live so I'm going to try and go.


If you go, and have time (and remember), tell her Sonja Marie says "Hi". We used to correspond over email for a few years and had dinner when she came to Seattle to talk about "Innocent Traitor" but I haven't heard a peep from her since, kinda sad :(

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Postby Tanzanite » Wed February 11th, 2009, 4:23 am

I just got home from hearing Weir's talk. I thought she was an entertaining and interesting speaker who obviously has a passion for what she does. She spoke for about 45 minutes and answered some questions. I asked her if she was going to write more fiction and she said yes and that she also has more non-fiction in the works. I can't remember now exactly which ones are which, but she indicated (in addition to her upcoming book on Anne Boleyn) that she would have books on: Eleanor of Aquitaine/Henry II; Catherine Howard, Perkin Warbeck (I'm pretty sure this one is fiction) and a sequel to The Lady Elizabeth. There might have been one more that she mentioned but I can't remember for the life of me (I really hate getting old!!)

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Postby Divia » Wed February 11th, 2009, 4:26 am

Thats a lot of people to remember! :eek: I wouldnt say you are getting old. ;)
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Postby Tanzanite » Wed February 11th, 2009, 3:49 pm

I remember the other one she mentioned now - Mary Boleyn.


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