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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Ghost Tree" by Barbara Erskine
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Thu November 19th, 2009, 12:46 pm

Have ordered the first in the Morland Dynasty from Green Met.
Currently reading ""The Ghost Tree" by Barbara Erskine

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Thu November 19th, 2009, 5:06 pm

Not much resistance there, then, Madeleine!! :D Hope you enjoy it!

I've just bought:

The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown (£5 in the supermarket, a bargain!)
The Gift by Cecelia Ahern
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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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Ghost Tree" by Barbara Erskine
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Thu November 19th, 2009, 7:06 pm

Knew I'd give in! there are some good bargains around at the moment.
Currently reading ""The Ghost Tree" by Barbara Erskine

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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Post by nona » Thu November 19th, 2009, 8:00 pm

just came back from the library and picked up a few books and bought three others:

Beloved by Beatrice Small, ancient roman setting.
Wild Bells the the Wild Sky by Laurie McBain, set in 1570 kind of all over the place from Engand to West Indies.
Wild Swan by Celeste De Blasis, set in 1800s England and America.

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Thu November 19th, 2009, 10:10 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]Knew I'd give in! there are some good bargains around at the moment.[/quote]

Only 33 more to buy, then!! LOL. 32 published and two to go.
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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Misfit
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Post by Misfit » Thu November 19th, 2009, 10:41 pm

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The White Horse King: The Life of Alfred the Great by Benjamin R. Merkle and O, Juliet by Robin Maxwell were offered on Amazon Vine today.

Although there's a little bit of cover Deja vu on the Alfred book,

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TLee
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Post by TLee » Thu November 19th, 2009, 10:56 pm

Just got my latest Amazon order in the mail today:

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel and The Last Queen by C.W. Gortner. I think I will dive into The Last Queen first just as soon as I finish Lady of Hay by Barbara Erskine.

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Post by cw gortner » Thu November 19th, 2009, 11:05 pm

[QUOTE=Misfit;45336]The White Horse King: The Life of Alfred the Great by Benjamin R. Merkle and O, Juliet by Robin Maxwell were offered on Amazon Vine today.
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I didn't see either of these on my Amazon Vine Newsletter! :( Do they send out separate newsletters to reviewers?
THE QUEEN'S VOW available on June 12, 2012!
THE TUDOR SECRET, Book I in the Elizabeth I Spymaster Chronicles
THE CONFESSIONS OF CATHERINE DE MEDICI
THE LAST QUEEN


www.cwgortner.com

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Kasthu
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Post by Kasthu » Fri November 20th, 2009, 12:33 am

[quote=""Misfit""]Image Image

The White Horse King: The Life of Alfred the Great by Benjamin R. Merkle and O, Juliet by Robin Maxwell were offered on Amazon Vine today.

Although there's a little bit of cover Deja vu on the Alfred book,

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I was also offered the Robin Maxwell book, which I ordered. I read another one of her books a few years ago and liked it, so with this one, we'll see.

My Vine newsletter also included Tracy Chevalier's new book, the title of which escapes me at the moment...

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cw gortner
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Post by cw gortner » Fri November 20th, 2009, 12:41 am

I endorsed Robin's new book, so I hope you both love it. I did! I just didn't see it on my Vine newsletter. Guess I need to do better with my reviews. I've not reviewed or ordered any books from Vine in months, so I'm not getting stellar picks. :o
THE QUEEN'S VOW available on June 12, 2012!
THE TUDOR SECRET, Book I in the Elizabeth I Spymaster Chronicles
THE CONFESSIONS OF CATHERINE DE MEDICI
THE LAST QUEEN


www.cwgortner.com

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