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Brenna
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Post by Brenna » Tue May 31st, 2011, 3:24 pm

Blood Brothers wasn't one of my favorite triologies of hers; that distinction lies with the Key and Sister Island series. :D
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Post by Madeleine » Tue May 31st, 2011, 3:52 pm

I've got the Key trilogy, also the Garden trilogy (which sounds a bit lighter than her usual drama), the 3 Sisters Island trilogy (is that the one you mean?), the Born in...trilogy(also called the Concannon Sisters trilogy), and the Circle trilogy, plus loads of stand-alones.
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Post by Brenna » Tue May 31st, 2011, 5:47 pm

Yes, I meant the 3 Sister Island series. Have you read her Chesapeake Bay series? It's good too. Her garden triology is good-you're right a little lighter, but not much! I love how she weaves the gardening aspect into it though. I have all of her series except the Bridal one as it doesn't have any mystery to it-just straight up romance!
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Post by SonjaMarie » Tue May 31st, 2011, 8:32 pm

Borrowed from someone I know on a different forum:
"Airtight Case" by Beverly Connor

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Post by SonjaMarie » Wed June 1st, 2011, 4:20 am

W00t! BF will get "Lady of the English" in Sept.

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Post by Madeleine » Wed June 1st, 2011, 9:07 am

[quote=""Brenna""]Yes, I meant the 3 Sister Island series. Have you read her Chesapeake Bay series? It's good too. Her garden triology is good-you're right a little lighter, but not much! I love how she weaves the gardening aspect into it though. I have all of her series except the Bridal one as it doesn't have any mystery to it-just straight up romance![/quote]

No I don't do romance either! ;) I've heard the Circle Trilogy is really good (the one about vampires).
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Post by Kasthu » Thu June 2nd, 2011, 10:07 pm

Today I caved and pre-ordered the new Karleen Koen novel, Before Versailles, and Deanna Raybourn's The Dark Inquiry. And then a review copy of The Wild Rose arrived today, so I have some (hopefully) good historical fiction lined up for this month or next!

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Post by Misfit » Fri June 3rd, 2011, 3:03 pm

Thanks to the Mythica and her great blog History on Kindle I snapped up a couple of bargains today.

God is an Englishman by R. Delderfield and The Immigrants by Howard Fast.
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Fri June 3rd, 2011, 3:13 pm

[quote=""Misfit""]Thanks to the Mythica and her great blog History on Kindle I snapped up a couple of bargains today.

God is an Englishman by R. Delderfield and The Immigrants by Howard Fast.[/quote]

Yay. I love that blog too. Just a shame those bargains aren't available on the UK site. But the blog does a great job in posting different offers on the different sites.

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Post by Vanessa » Fri June 3rd, 2011, 3:24 pm

I picked up from the library today:

The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht
The Hundred Foot Journey by Richard C Morais
Plague Child by Peter Ransley
The Maid by Kimberly Cutter
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