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Divia
Bibliomaniac
Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby Divia » Sat September 19th, 2009, 9:22 pm

local book sale today so I picked up a few, but not a lot of HF :)

Queen of subtleties
Does my head look big in this
the sisters Mallone
When I was a slave
Leonardos Swan
Upstate
ben & Jerry's ice cream cookbook
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Divia
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Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Postby Divia » Sat September 19th, 2009, 10:09 pm

I forgot to add

Divine Women
and Memoirs of Cleopatra(summer read for sure)
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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: A Suitable Vengeance by Elizabeth George & The Dark Angel by Elly Griffiths
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Sun September 20th, 2009, 10:56 am

"The Lost Prophecies" by the Mediaeval Murderers, book 4 in this series.
Currently reading "A Suitable Vengeance" by Elizabeth George and "The Dark Angel" by Elly Griffiths

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Amanda
Compulsive Reader
Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Mon September 21st, 2009, 12:43 am

Books bought this weekend at second hand sellers:

The Inquisitor by Catherine Jinks
A Summer of Discontent by Susanna Gregory
The Green Salamander by Pamela Hill ( about Margaret Douglas)
And Only to Deceive by Tasha Alexandeer
The Mirror Makers by Clare Colvin (set during the reign of the Sun King/Athenais)

And the following Pamela Belle books (after reading good things here recently):
The Moon in the Water
The Chains of Fate
The Falling Star
Treason's Gift
Heralds of Joy

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Mon September 21st, 2009, 1:46 am

And the following Pamela Belle books (after reading good things here recently):
The Moon in the Water
The Chains of Fate
The Falling Star
Treason's Gift
Heralds of Joy


Uh oh, I'm on the hook again. You do need to read Wintercombe first. Then comes Herald of Joy, A Falling Star and Treason's Gift. I just started A Falling Star.
At home with a good book and the cat...
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Amanda
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Location: Sydney, Australia

Postby Amanda » Mon September 21st, 2009, 2:43 am

"Misfit" wrote:Uh oh, I'm on the hook again. You do need to read Wintercombe first. Then comes Herald of Joy, A Falling Star and Treason's Gift. I just started A Falling Star.


Ahh it was you Misfit! I couldn't remember who was working there way through the series, but I had just stored Pamela Belle away in the mental list of authors to look out for. I cleaned out my favourite second hand stall of all her Pamela Belle's.....though I was quite excited to find that many in one place. Looking out for Wintercombe now....

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sweetpotatoboy
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Location: London, UK

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Mon September 21st, 2009, 2:28 pm

Some recent orders arrived at the weekend:

An Unknown Welshman - Jean Stubbs (novel based on early life of Henry VII)
Feast in the Morning - Hugh Preston

Historical Figures in Fiction - Hartman/Sapp

Someone asked about this last book. Well, now that I have received it, I can comment on it. It's very basic, but I can see that it will be a helpful resource. All it does is list historical characters in alphabetical order and give novels in which they appear with publication details. There's also a cross-reference index by author. I've not seen a comprehensive reference like this online and what there is is normally by period/geography than by character.
The book does date from 1994, so of course anything after that is obviously not included.
I'm happy to look anything up for anyone!

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Mon September 21st, 2009, 3:15 pm

"Amanda" wrote:Ahh it was you Misfit! I couldn't remember who was working there way through the series, but I had just stored Pamela Belle away in the mental list of authors to look out for. I cleaned out my favourite second hand stall of all her Pamela Belle's.....though I was quite excited to find that many in one place. Looking out for Wintercombe now....


Sounds like you lucked out. I have another friend who lives in OZ and she's hot to get her hands on these books.
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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SonjaMarie
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Location: Vashon, WA
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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon September 21st, 2009, 5:47 pm

Sweet: That was me who asked, so thank you for letting me know, not something I'd be interested in reading.

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sweetpotatoboy
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Location: London, UK

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Mon September 21st, 2009, 6:09 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:Sweet: That was me who asked, so thank you for letting me know, not something I'd be interested in reading.


Well, no, it's not something that anyone would be interested in reading as such. But it's a handy reference work for any HF fan, I think.


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