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Miss Moppet
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Postby Miss Moppet » Thu September 3rd, 2009, 7:28 pm

"Nefret" wrote:Yes, agreed. Even though I have bought a few of those. :o


The King's Pleasure by Norah Lofts
King's Fool by Margaret Campbell Barnes
King's Confidante by Jean Plaidy

(And all are set during the reign of Henry VIII.)



If people want to keep naming their books this way they will have to diversify somewhat. Suggestions:

The King's Guilty Pleasure
A novel of Rosamund de Clifford

The Queen's Gooseberry Fool
Mary I and Philip II of Spain share a fateful dessert

The Queen's Best Friend Forever
Exploring the little-known friendship between Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots

The King's Webmistress
Timeslip, obviously

Poodle to the Princess
The early life of Queen Victoria from the POV of one of her dogs

What do you think?

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boswellbaxter
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Postby boswellbaxter » Thu September 3rd, 2009, 7:31 pm

"Miss Moppet" wrote:If people want to keep naming their books this way they will have to diversify somewhat. Suggestions:

The King's Guilty Pleasure
A novel of Rosamund de Clifford

The Queen's Gooseberry Fool
Mary I and Philip II of Spain share a fateful dessert

The Queen's Best Friend Forever
Exploring the little-known friendship between Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots

The King's Webmistress
Timeslip, obviously

Poodle to the Princess
The early life of Queen Victoria from the POV of one of her dogs

What do you think?


Love 'em! Especially The Queen's Best Friend Forever.
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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Thu September 3rd, 2009, 7:35 pm

"Miss Moppet" wrote:If people want to keep naming their books this way they will have to diversify somewhat. Suggestions:

The King's Guilty Pleasure
A novel of Rosamund de Clifford

The Queen's Gooseberry Fool
Mary I and Philip II of Spain share a fateful dessert

The Queen's Best Friend Forever
Exploring the little-known friendship between Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots

The King's Webmistress
Timeslip, obviously

Poodle to the Princess
The early life of Queen Victoria from the POV of one of her dogs

What do you think?


Hilarious!

This "The Queen's Best Friend Forever"
Exploring the little-known friendship between Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots" Could also be "The Queen's BFF AEAE" Subtitled "At Least Until that Unfortunate Incident Where You Tried To Have Me Killed, So I Had You Killed First!"

(BFFAEAE is Best Friend's Forever and Ever and Ever, oye!)

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Miss Moppet
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Postby Miss Moppet » Thu September 3rd, 2009, 8:04 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote: Could also be "The Queen's BFF AEAE" Subtitled "At Least Until that Unfortunate Incident Where You Tried To Have Me Killed, So I Had You Killed First!"SM


I like it!

"SonjaMarie" wrote: (BFFAEAE is Best Friend's Forever and Ever and Ever, oye!)

SM


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Chatterbox
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Postby Chatterbox » Thu September 3rd, 2009, 8:27 pm

*laughing until i get the hiccups*
please tell me it won't be too long until I can buy & read your books Miss Moppet!!! :eek: :D

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

Postby Nefret » Thu September 3rd, 2009, 8:49 pm

"Miss Moppet" wrote:If people want to keep naming their books this way they will have to diversify somewhat. Suggestions:

The King's Guilty Pleasure
A novel of Rosamund de Clifford

The Queen's Gooseberry Fool
Mary I and Philip II of Spain share a fateful dessert

The Queen's Best Friend Forever
Exploring the little-known friendship between Elizabeth I and Mary Queen of Scots

The King's Webmistress
Timeslip, obviously

Poodle to the Princess
The early life of Queen Victoria from the POV of one of her dogs

What do you think?


Very funny. I'd read all of those. Especially The Queen's Best Friend Forever. And The Queen's Gooseberry Fool. :D

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Miss Moppet
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Postby Miss Moppet » Thu September 3rd, 2009, 9:33 pm

"Chatterbox" wrote:*laughing until i get the hiccups*
please tell me it won't be too long until I can buy & read your books Miss Moppet!!! :eek: :D


I love to make people laugh. I love this smiley too :eek:

I am not even signed up with an agent yet, so we may all be in our graves :eek: before the books are in the shops.

But in any case, my books don't offer all that much opportunity for snark, so all my :eek: snarking goes on here. So you're not missing much.

:eek: :) :eek:

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

Postby Nefret » Fri September 4th, 2009, 1:34 am

Ordered some Suzannah Dunn books. They're used, and my curiosity got the better of me. :o

And ordered some Scottish historical romance novels. Two by Kathleen Givens, and one by Kathleen Morgan.
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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Two Houses by Fran Cooper
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Postby Vanessa » Fri September 4th, 2009, 11:39 am

I've won another proof today! Sounds interesting.

Wanting by Richard Flanagan

One of our most inventive and important international literary voices, Richard Flanagan now delivers Wanting, a powerful and moving tale of colonialism, ambition, and the lusts and longings that make us human.

It is 1841. In the remote penal colony of Van Diemen's Land, a barefoot aboriginal girl sits for a portrait in a red silk dress. She is Mathinna, the adopted daughter of the island's governor, Sir John Franklin, and his wife, Lady Jane, and the subject of a grand experiment in civilization—one that will determine whether science, Christianity, and reason can be imposed on savagery, impulse, and desire. Years later, somewhere in the Arctic, Sir John Franklin has disappeared with his crew and two ships on an expedition to find the fabled Northwest Passage. England is horrified by reports of cannibalism filtering back from search parties, no one more so than the most celebrated novelist of the day, Charles Dickens, for whom Franklin's story becomes a means to plumb the frozen depths of his own life.
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Kasthu
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Postby Kasthu » Fri September 4th, 2009, 1:08 pm

I simply cannot pace myself.

Yesterday:
The Lady Tree, by Christie Dickason
Boudica: Dreaming the Eagle, by Manda Scott
The Water Horse, by Julia Gregson

And then today at the Persephone Bookshop (fantastic place, and the salespeople are lovely):
A London Child of the 1970s, by Molly Hughes
Saplings, by Noel Streatfeild (sp?)
Mariana, by Monica Dickens
Someone at a Distance, by Dorothy Whipple
The Victorian Chaise-Lounge, by Marghanita Lasky
The Making of a Marchioness, by Frances Hodgeson Burnett
The Young Pretenders, by Edith Henrietta Fowler

Help!!


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