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cw gortner
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Postby cw gortner » Sat October 25th, 2008, 1:28 am

Just finished Mistress of the Revolution by our own Catherine Delors (5 stars!) and I'm about to start Revelation by C.J. Samson (UK-bought edition).
THE QUEEN'S VOW available on June 12, 2012!
THE TUDOR SECRET, Book I in the Elizabeth I Spymaster Chronicles
[B]THE CONFESSIONS OF CATHERINE DE MEDICI
THE LAST QUEEN
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Alaric
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Postby Alaric » Sat October 25th, 2008, 11:58 am

"When Christ and His Saints Slept," by Sharon Kay Penman.

I've barely started it and don't expect to get too much of it done over the next two weeks. Bloody essays!

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nona
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Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Sat October 25th, 2008, 8:50 pm

Stopped reading the Witching Hour today at page 191,I just can't seem to get into it like I used to. Years ago any Anne Rice book and I as hooked, must be that I'm pass that alluring goth super-natural phase, maybe next year huh?

Instead I'm starting Bathory:Memoirs of a Countess it's only 250 +/- a few pages so it'll be quick and fun with halloween around the corner and Elezabeth Bathory has been a mystery to many.

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Tanzanite
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Postby Tanzanite » Sat October 25th, 2008, 8:50 pm

"Misfit" wrote:Do you have the other two in the series? I have them but I needed to put some space between Harold the King before I got into that period again. I read Gildenford and Harold too close to each other. Way too much dejavu/been there done that.



I do. I usually space my books out by subject matter (thanks to my excel spreadsheet) so I rarely read two books about the same thing close together (a recent exception was Time and Chance and Devil's Brood with only 4 other books between them). It's probably been about a year since I read Harold the King. I am enjoying Gildenford though so far.

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Sat October 25th, 2008, 10:01 pm

I've finished "The Rosetta Key" by William Dietrich, sequel to "Napoleon's Pyramids". An action packed thrill ride of a book with mystery and romance. I hope Dietrich will write more novels starring Ethan Gage in the future.

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Sun October 26th, 2008, 12:33 am

I messaged William Dietrich through his website and he emailed me back. There's going to be another Ethan Gage book out in March 2009, "The Dakota Cipher", looking forward to that!

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leehow
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Postby leehow » Sun October 26th, 2008, 9:22 am

Common Murder by Val Mcdermid

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pat
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Postby pat » Sun October 26th, 2008, 11:17 am

I am reading a little novel called 'Knitting, a novel' by Anne Bartlett.

It is centered around two characters: Sandra and Martha. Martha is the knitter, she can knit anything! She even is knitting a horse! What is really great for me is where the novel is set: Adelaide! Here in South Australia! They shop on Rundle Mall, walk through the Parklands, go to a certain church (one of many here in the city of churches!)! All this in a good story!
A good book and a good coffee, what more can anyone want? xx

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Postby diamondlil » Sun October 26th, 2008, 11:36 am

I love reading books set in places I have read because you do get to recognise so many of the places that are mentioned.
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pat
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Postby pat » Sun October 26th, 2008, 11:41 am

"diamondlil" wrote:I love reading books set in places I have read because you do get to recognise so many of the places that are mentioned.



I think you would like this one! It is only small, and very easy to read, in fact I started it yesterday and am nearly finished it so it would be a days travel for you!
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