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Rebecca Brandewyne

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Misfit
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Rebecca Brandewyne

Postby Misfit » Sun August 8th, 2010, 1:09 pm

I just finished Forever my Love thanks to Karla's awesome review here (mine here), and loved it to bits. Classic *old school* bodice ripper. There was quite a lot of sex, but interesting to compare it to what's being written in some of today's romances. It was one h*** of a ride, mostly set in the Highlands with a Romeo and Juliet styled pair of lovers. I plan on trying a few more, the library has The Love Knot, The Crystal Rose, The Ninefold Key, The Jacaranda Tree and And Gold was Ours. Any recommendations?

PS, the cover on my library edition is not to be found online anywhere. I plan on scanning and sharing it when I'm back to work on Tuesday. It's a howler.
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Postby Tish437 » Thu September 30th, 2010, 1:59 am

I just read her book The Love Knot and enjoyed it immensely. It got panned at Amazon because of the similarities to Jane Eyre and Rebecca, but I was hooked the whole time I was reading it. I will look for more from her.

I just finished a Cathy Maxwell and enjoyed that one, too. So glad to find two new authors!

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Postby Misfit » Thu September 30th, 2010, 2:03 am

"Tish437" wrote:I just read her book The Love Knot and enjoyed it immensely. It got panned at Amazon because of the similarities to Jane Eyre and Rebecca, but I was hooked the whole time I was reading it. I will look for more from her.

I just finished a Cathy Maxwell and enjoyed that one, too. So glad to find two new authors!


Hi Tish, welcome aboard. Good to hear about The Love Knot.
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At home with a good book and the cat...

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell & And So It Begins by Rachel Abbott (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 September 30th, 2010, 8:47 am

Welcome, Tish! The Love Knot interests me - I loved Jane Eyre and Rebecca and anything similar would appeal to me.
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Postby Tish437 » Fri October 1st, 2010, 3:14 am

Thank you Misfit, I appreciate the welcome.

Vanessa, they were two good books, although I've always like Wuthering Heights better than Jane Eyre.

The Love Knot, of course, isn't quite so sophisticated, but it was fun to read. Give it a try.

Now I'm reading a Lisa Kleypas, Midnight Angel.

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Currently reading: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell & And So It Begins by Rachel Abbott (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 » Fri October 1st, 2010, 8:58 am

I enjoyed Wuthering Heights, too. I like the Brontes. And Daphne du Maurier is a particular favourite of mine.

Yes, I will have to see if I can hold of a copy of The Love Knot. Thanks.
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

Tish437
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Postby Tish437 » Sat October 2nd, 2010, 3:39 am

Misfit I checked your link and enjoyed browsing your reviews.

I have 3 cats, and the walls of my home are held up by lots of good books.

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Postby Misfit » Sat October 2nd, 2010, 11:08 am

"Tish437" wrote:Misfit I checked your link and enjoyed browsing your reviews.

I have 3 cats, and the walls of my home are held up by lots of good books.


Thanks Tish. I have stacks and stacks of books, but so far they aren't holding up walls (yet) ;)

I do want to check out the RB book you mentioned. Library put in a new catalog and there's a bugaboo or two. Holds are rather difficult at the moment :mad:
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