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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Wed June 23rd, 2010, 2:14 am

"Nefret" wrote:Oh, that's pretty. What time (and book) are you in?

I'm still in Russia too. It's about 1809 now.


1910 or shortly after. Emily by Cynthia Harrod Eagles. This has been a great trilogy. We've just met the ever-so-creepy Rasputin

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Nefret
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Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Wed June 23rd, 2010, 2:21 am

"Misfit" wrote:1910 or shortly after. Emily by Cynthia Harrod Eagles. This has been a great trilogy. We've just met the ever-so-creepy Rasputin



That 100 years after me. I so need to read that trilogy sometime.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Wed June 23rd, 2010, 2:24 am

"Nefret" wrote:That 100 years after me. I so need to read that trilogy sometime.


I am like it, a nice blend of history, romance and a slice of Russian life. What I do like is even if the MC's are *well-born* we're not stuck in the court and the stories aren't revolving around the *royal family* but just outside of that.

Let me know when you get to Napoleon's retreat from Russia. Horrifying stuff. Those poor soldiers.
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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Michy
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Location: California

Postby Michy » Wed June 23rd, 2010, 3:22 am

Just left Edinburgh, 1745. Headed for Iowa, 1979. Whew, I can feel the jet lag already......

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Nefret
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Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Wed June 23rd, 2010, 3:45 am

"Misfit" wrote:I am like it, a nice blend of history, romance and a slice of Russian life. What I do like is even if the MC's are *well-born* we're not stuck in the court and the stories aren't revolving around the *royal family* but just outside of that.

Let me know when you get to Napoleon's retreat from Russia. Horrifying stuff. Those poor soldiers.


What does the trilogy start with?

Still in the invasion part now.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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sweetpotatoboy
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Location: London, UK

Postby sweetpotatoboy » Wed June 23rd, 2010, 9:02 am

"Nefret" wrote:I so need to read that trilogy sometime.


So do I. Love the Morlands and love Russian fiction so....

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Wed June 23rd, 2010, 11:52 am

"Nefret" wrote:What does the trilogy start with?

Still in the invasion part now.


Anna, Fleur and then Emily. One thing is there's at least a generation between the books so each one should stand fairly well on its own. This one is fun, Emily starts as a poor relation (she's the granddaughter of an earl but her father made a poor marriage and was cut-off) and gets whisked up by her Russian grandmother just like Cinderalla. She's just now married her Russian prince, although I'm guessing he's got a dire secret or something that won't make for a happy marriage.
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be

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Jemidar
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Location: Adelaide, Australia

Postby Jemidar » Wed June 23rd, 2010, 12:06 pm

Are they all OOP?
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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Wed June 23rd, 2010, 12:56 pm

"Jemidar" wrote:Are they all OOP?


Yes, but I've had no trouble hunting them down. My county had the first two and I've ILL'd book #3 from the neighboring county. The editions I have must have been printed first in the UK, St. Martin's Press.
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Misfit
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Postby Misfit » Sat June 26th, 2010, 2:15 am

Russia, 1917.
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