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EC2
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Postby EC2 » Wed November 12th, 2008, 10:09 pm

"diamondlil" wrote:I am starting to read The House at Riverton by Kate Morton today.


I'll be interested to know what you think. I thought parts of it were far fetched.
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Telynor
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Postby Telynor » Wed November 12th, 2008, 10:33 pm

"MrsMorland" wrote:I really liked that one!


I just started the Bronze Horseman by Simons today.


And I had a horrible time with The House at Riverton. I don't know why I disliked it so much, but by the end I was ready to chuck the book through the wall.

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Postby EC2 » Wed November 12th, 2008, 10:58 pm

"Telynor" wrote:And I had a horrible time with The House at Riverton. I don't know why I disliked it so much, but by the end I was ready to chuck the book through the wall.


I was very meh about it Telynor. I finished it, but it's not going on my top 10 of the year. Which reminds me, I need to update my reading diary.
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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Postby diamondlil » Thu November 13th, 2008, 2:12 am

The Bronze Horseman is one of my favourite books!

I was a little thrown by the first line of The House at Riverton, but so far its okay.
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chuck
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Location: Ciinaminson NJ

Postby chuck » Thu November 13th, 2008, 5:33 am

Today I Picked up Hellen Hollick's "The Kingmaking"...I think I have read most of the Arthurian HF books....many....many favorites....looking forward to her perspective on Artos.....

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: A Suitable Vengeance by Elizabeth George & The Dark Angel by Elly Griffiths
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Thu November 13th, 2008, 11:51 am

I enjoyed House at Riverton, although it was a bit slow and probably could have been edited a bit.

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Thu November 13th, 2008, 12:31 pm

"chuck" wrote:Today I Picked up Hellen Hollick's "The Kingmaking"...I think I have read most of the Arthurian HF books....many....many favorites....looking forward to her perspective on Artos.....


I just put a hold on this and the next in the series at the library. Decided I'd let enough time pass so I could read another Arthur book without that old dejavu feeling.

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Story Keeper by Anna Mazzola & Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager(Pigeonhole)
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 » Thu November 13th, 2008, 5:42 pm

I've just started What Was Lost by Catherine O'Flynn.
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Ellie
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Location: Tasmania, Australia

Postby Ellie » Thu November 13th, 2008, 11:01 pm

Currently a bit over 200 pages into River of Darkness by Rennie Airth and really enjoying it.

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Postby KingEricCantona7 » Thu November 13th, 2008, 11:45 pm

Just starting The Devil's Door by Sharan Newman which is the 2nd book in the Catherine LeVendeur mystery series.


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