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Other Queen

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SonjaMarie
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Postby SonjaMarie » Wed October 15th, 2008, 8:42 pm

Ahem, I don't think telling her how much people are not enjoying "Other Queen" will endear you or any of us to her. I did like her "Boleyn Inheritence" however, it's my favourite of her books, considering I've really disliked her others I've read, that's saying a lot!

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Postby EC2 » Wed October 15th, 2008, 8:55 pm

"cw gortner" wrote:I'm meeting Madame Gregory tomorrow at 6:30 pm for our reception before her signing event. Anything anyone would like me to tell her? ;)


I hope she is enjoying her book tour C.W. and I'm sure you will be the epitome of affable courtesy. :p I think her talk will be great because she is a fine speaker and knows how to pitch her product.
You could perhaps ask her whether she has an agent at the moment... Then again perhaps not!!!!! ;) :cool:
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Postby boswellbaxter » Wed October 15th, 2008, 8:55 pm

"cw gortner" wrote:I'm meeting Madame Gregory tomorrow at 6:30 pm for our reception before her signing event. Anything anyone would like me to tell her? ;)


Well, I certainly am curious to see what her Plantagenet novels will be like, and I did enjoy The Boleyn Inheritance a great deal.
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Postby Misfit » Wed October 15th, 2008, 9:36 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:Ahem, I don't think telling her how much people are not enjoying "Other Queen" will endear you or any of us to her. I did like her "Boleyn Inheritence" however, it's my favourite of her books, considering I've really disliked her others I've read, that's saying a lot!

SM


You have to wonder what she's thinking about those reviews. They're not exactly glowing...

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Postby cw gortner » Wed October 15th, 2008, 9:49 pm

"EC2" wrote:I hope she is enjoying her book tour C.W. and I'm sure you will be the epitome of affable courtesy. :p I think her talk will be great because she is a fine speaker and knows how to pitch her product.
You could perhaps ask her whether she has an agent at the moment... Then again perhaps not!!!!! ;) :cool:


Oh, when I next visit England we must have tea. You're as evil as you are talented ;)
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[B]THE CONFESSIONS OF CATHERINE DE MEDICI
THE LAST QUEEN
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Postby cw gortner » Wed October 15th, 2008, 9:57 pm

"Misfit" wrote:You have to wonder what she's thinking about those reviews. They're not exactly glowing...


You'd think - though the book already hit the NY Times bestseller list, so she's also smiling all the way to the bank.
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
[/B]



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Postby cw gortner » Wed October 15th, 2008, 10:00 pm

"SonjaMarie" wrote:Ahem, I don't think telling her how much people are not enjoying "Other Queen" will endear you or any of us to her. I did like her "Boleyn Inheritence" however, it's my favourite of her books, considering I've really disliked her others I've read, that's saying a lot!

SM


That sums it up for me, too. Except I also liked A Respectable Trade, which isn't a Tudor-themed novel.
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
[/B]



www.cwgortner.com

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Postby EC2 » Wed October 15th, 2008, 10:06 pm

"cw gortner" wrote:Oh, when I next visit England we must have tea. You're as evil as you are talented ;)


It's a date C.W. :D ;)
I really enjoyed A Respectable Trade too - probably my favourite novel of those I've read of the author's.
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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 cw gortner » Wed October 15th, 2008, 10:10 pm

"EC2" wrote:It's a date C.W. :D ;)
I really enjoyed A Respectable Trade too - probably my favourite novel of those I've read of the author's.


I've got you on my calender. ;)

And I agree: my favorite novel of hers, by far.

I'll report back with any fascinating developments. They've got this event more tightly orchestrated than a performance of Wagner's The Ring, so I predict it'll be a perfect two hours with the "Queen of Historical Fiction" - a title, I must confess, I rather aspire to myself :p
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
[/B]



www.cwgortner.com

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Postby Divia » Wed October 15th, 2008, 10:29 pm

"cw gortner" wrote:That sums it up for me, too. Except I also liked A Respectable Trade, which isn't a Tudor-themed novel.


Loved the BI and as for her others not so much. I couldnt stand Respectable Trade but then again I studied slavery and the entire novel just drove me crazy. The relationship was so outta left field.

Does anyone know what she is working on next?
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