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Book Shopping Today (2011 edition)

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Post by annis » Thu June 16th, 2011, 8:55 am

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Bought The Heron's Catch by Susan Curran, a novel about the early career of William de la Pole.
I enjoyed this (sad, though)- I found it by accident after another poster here recommended Susan Curran's Mouse God to me - a story about the negelected women of the Trojan War. I liked that and investigated to see if Curran had written any other HF and discovered Heron's Catch. As far as I can tell SC hasn't written any other HF.
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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Thu June 16th, 2011, 9:46 am

I've just ordered "A Rose for the Crown" by Ann Easter Smith from the US from amazon marketplace.
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Post by Brenna » Thu June 16th, 2011, 10:02 am

[quote=""Madeleine""]I've just ordered "A Rose for the Crown" by Ann Easter Smith from the US from amazon marketplace.[/quote]

I liked that one
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Post by Madeleine » Thu June 16th, 2011, 10:22 am

Glad you liked it.

I'll order a couple of her others when I'm back from my hols next week, as I don't want them to be delivered whilst I'm away, which will mean a trek to the Post Office to retrieve them.
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Thu June 16th, 2011, 12:01 pm

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]Bought The Heron's Catch by Susan Curran, a novel about the early career of William de la Pole.[/quote]

She appears to have a biography on him listed on Amazon due out in August.

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Post by boswellbaxter » Thu June 16th, 2011, 12:12 pm

[quote=""sweetpotatoboy""]She appears to have a biography on him listed on Amazon due out in August.[/quote]

Thanks! I shall order that post-haste.
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Post by Misfit » Thu June 16th, 2011, 1:01 pm

Thanks to a little used buying spree, plus a book 'n' lunch swap last weekend with Michele I've picked up a few goodies.

Coal Baron by Carol Wensby-Scott (Annis, cover and blurb up at Goodreads)
Proud Conquest also by Carol Wensby-Scott
Stealing Heaven Madeline Hunter (a win from Emery Lee's FB anniversary bash)
When the Splendor Falls Laurie McBain (Civil War romance)
Love's Bright Flame Sheila Holland (this may be another of those Eleanor books)
Pearl of China Anchee Min (win from LT)
Plus a big pile 'o' stuff from Michele topped off with a very old copy of Angelique, I'd obtained the rest of the series via swap and she sprung for this so we now have the entire series. Woohoo.
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Post by Brenna » Thu June 16th, 2011, 6:59 pm

I hit the jackpot in my mailbox today! Both Elizabeth Chadwick books I ordered arrived as did Queen by Right by Anne Easter Smith! YAHOO!
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Post by Misfit » Thu June 16th, 2011, 7:50 pm

[quote=""Brenna""]I hit the jackpot in my mailbox today! Both Elizabeth Chadwick books I ordered arrived as did Queen by Right by Anne Easter Smith! YAHOO![/quote]

Woot!! Happy reading.
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Post by Madeleine » Fri June 17th, 2011, 8:40 am

Great result Brenna!
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