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Post by boswellbaxter » Sat October 31st, 2009, 8:44 pm

I have Eric Ives' Lady Jane Grey: A Tudor Mystery (NF) waiting patiently for me at Barnes and Noble. I'm looking forward to reading it after enjoying Leandra de Lisle's book on the Grey sisters. If it weren't for all the candy waiting to be given out, I'd go pick it up tonight!
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Post by Madeleine » Sun November 1st, 2009, 8:05 pm

Just ordered A Christmas Carol and Dr Jekyll etc from Amazon, there are some nice new editions out of these books and I've never got round to buying them before, although I think I did read ACC at school.
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Post by Sharz » Mon November 2nd, 2009, 7:58 pm

I went over to Amazon to order Hellen Hollick’s The Kingmaking and then decided that stopping at one book would be waste of the shipping charge. Before I knew it, I had

The Kingmaking, Hellen Hollick
The Wild Chase, Elizabeth Chadwick
Celia Garth, Gwen Bristow
Eagle in the Snow, Wallace Breem
The Seventh Day, Brock and Bodie Thoene

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Post by Ludmilla » Mon November 2nd, 2009, 8:05 pm


I loved Eagle in the Snow. Your post is a reminder that I really need to look for Breem's other books.

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Post by Sharz » Tue November 3rd, 2009, 3:21 pm

I'm glad to hear you loved it. I've picked it up twice at Borders, wanting it, but put it back thinking I'd wait for the PBS wishlist. But the WL line hadn't moved since I joined and when I got over to Amazon, I couldn't resist buying it.

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Post by EC2 » Tue November 3rd, 2009, 3:33 pm

Well, for better or worse I have bought a biography of Henry of Blois, King Stephen's brother from Publish America. I will be starting on it when I finish up with Fannie Flagg. I am hoping it's out with PA only because Henry of Blois is not 'sexy' enough for mainstream interest. If it's because the book is unadulterated crap, then I have no one to blame but myself.
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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Post by Vanessa » Tue November 3rd, 2009, 6:32 pm

Received today:

Breathing in Colour by Clare Jay
Choral Society by Prue Leith
The Foreign Field (Morland Dynasty 31) by Cynthia Harrod Eagles
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Post by CindyInOz » Wed November 4th, 2009, 6:25 am

I ordered on BD today:

Mistress of the Art of Death by Arianna Franklin
My Cousin Rachel by Daphne DuMaurier
The Founding by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles (I read the thread in the Author section and decided I'd better get started on the series - it sounds fantastic)

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Post by diamondlil » Wed November 4th, 2009, 7:51 am

Today I received These Old Shades by Georgette Heyer.
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Post by nona » Wed November 4th, 2009, 9:05 pm

I recieved The Other Boleyn Girl (not the movie tie in) and The Boleyn Inheritance by PG and Stranger In My Arms by Lisa Kleypas.


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