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The Captive Queen by Alison Weir

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Post by Misfit » Tue July 27th, 2010, 10:07 pm

A new five star showed up on Amazon today. A reviewer with only that one review. So we've got that, Harriet and one other (who I know reviews on a professional review site and always has reviews up on Ammy on publication date) giving it five stars. How cool is that?
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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue July 27th, 2010, 11:31 pm

[quote=""Ash""]Thats the book I always recommend. What amazed me is realizing how much of the book I really read via Sharon Kay Penman's trilogies. It is quite a wonderful read.[/quote]

I'm finding her very descriptive, sometimes it reminds me of literary nonfiction.

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Post by rebecca » Wed July 20th, 2011, 12:58 am

It is not to often that I put the knockers on a book but I do on this one. I simply disliked it and I suppose I expected better from Weir especially as I loved 'Innnocent Traitor'.

I put 'Captive Queen' on my donate to the library shelf whereas with books I love I keep them to re-read whenever there is a book drought on.

Bec :)

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Post by Nefret » Thu September 13th, 2012, 4:23 am

I found this at the library recently. The first few chapters. :eek:

It's been a while since I read it, but I remember liking the Eleanor biography. (It made me want to read the Penman trilogy.)
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Post by Acacia Oak » Mon September 17th, 2012, 4:27 am

I just finished this book and thought it excellent - fast-moving, full of intrigue, and interesting. One of those it is impossible to put down! Acacia Oak

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Post by Helen_Davis » Sat December 22nd, 2012, 7:23 pm

Does Weir have any more fiction in the pipeline? Although I am getting sick of the British monarchy. :mad:
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Post by princess garnet » Sat December 22nd, 2012, 7:56 pm

[quote=""Helen_Davis""]Does Weir have any more fiction in the pipeline? Although I am getting sick of the British monarchy. :mad: [/quote]
I checked her website. There's a forthcoming novel about Elizabeth 1 and her favorite Robert Dudley in 2014, tentatively titled The Queen and Lord Robert.

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Post by Lisa » Sat December 22nd, 2012, 8:24 pm

[quote=""princess garnet""]I checked her website. There's a forthcoming novel about Elizabeth 1 and her favorite Robert Dudley in 2014, tentatively titled The Queen and Lord Robert.[/quote]

So, we got a sequel to Innocent Traitor this year, and a sequel to The Lady Elizabeth is in the pipeline. Should we be fearing that some manner of sequel to The Captive Queen will be next? ;)

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Post by EC2 » Sun December 23rd, 2012, 10:40 am

[quote=""Lady of Bennachie""]So, we got a sequel to Innocent Traitor this year, and a sequel to The Lady Elizabeth is in the pipeline. Should we be fearing that some manner of sequel to The Captive Queen will be next? ;) [/quote]

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Post by Misfit » Sun December 23rd, 2012, 4:01 pm

[quote=""Lady of Bennachie""]So, we got a sequel to Innocent Traitor this year, and a sequel to The Lady Elizabeth is in the pipeline. Should we be fearing that some manner of sequel to The Captive Queen will be next? ;) [/quote]

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