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Post by annis » Thu August 19th, 2010, 7:23 am

Way to go, Ben! Congratulations :)

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Post by juleswatson » Thu August 19th, 2010, 9:47 am

Just got this Ben while travelling around - so a bit overdue - but CONGRATULATIONS!!! That is just really great news and very well deserved!!! Well done, very excited for you.
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New book "THE RAVEN QUEEN" out Feb 22 2011: The story of Maeve, the famous warrior queen of Irish mythology.
Out now, "THE SWAN MAIDEN", the ancient tale of Deirdre, the Irish 'Helen of Troy'
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Post by Kveto from Prague » Thu August 19th, 2010, 10:22 am

congrats from me as well

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Post by Carla » Thu August 19th, 2010, 1:39 pm

Congratulations!
PATHS OF EXILE - love, war, honour and betrayal in Anglo-Saxon Northumbria
Editor's Choice, Historical Novels Review, August 2009
Now available as e-book on Amazon Kindleand in Kindle, Epub (Nook, Sony Reader), Palm and other formats on Smashwords
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Post by Ariadne » Thu August 19th, 2010, 2:33 pm

Excellent news - congrats!!

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Post by LoobyG » Thu August 19th, 2010, 2:58 pm

Congratulations!

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Post by parthianbow » Fri August 20th, 2010, 10:00 am

Thank you all very much! It's still not quite sunk in - I cannot wait to buy the paper on Sunday and actually see my name there on the list!
(And apologies for not replying sooner - I'm on hols in sunny Split, Croatia, and not checking emails as much as normal.)
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Spartacus - UK release 19 Jan. 2012. US release June 2012.

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Post by michellemoran » Sat August 21st, 2010, 11:56 pm

That's HUGE news Ben!!!!! Congratulations :)
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Post by N. Gemini Sasson » Sun August 22nd, 2010, 6:16 pm

Big congrats, Ben! I think I'd frame that newspaper clipping.

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Post by parthianbow » Sun August 22nd, 2010, 6:37 pm

Thanks, Michelle and Gemini! I have the newspaper now, and I will be framing the little piece with the Top Ten in it. Sad, but it has to be done. :o
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