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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri December 23rd, 2011, 3:39 am

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]Now I'm confused. I was speaking of Sister Queens by Julia Fox, which is a nonfiction book about Catherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile:

http://www.amazon.com/Sister-Queens-Tra ... 0345516044

There's a novel by Sophie Perinot about Eleanor of Provence and Marguerite, but I haven't read it yet:

http://www.amazon.com/Sister-Queens-Sop ... pd_sim_b_4[/quote]

Ok, my bad, I got them mixed up again!

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Post by boswellbaxter » Fri December 23rd, 2011, 4:05 am

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]Ok, my bad, I got them mixed up again!

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Easy to do, especially when you throw this book in too:

http://www.amazon.com/Four-Sisters-Quee ... 036&sr=8-4
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Post by Madeleine » Fri December 23rd, 2011, 9:41 am

As a Secret Santa present I received:

Gorgeous hardback of "The Somnabulist" by Essie Fox.
"Howard's End is on the Landing" by Susan Hill.
Currently reading: "Longstone" by L J Ross

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Post by Misfit » Fri December 23rd, 2011, 2:00 pm

[quote=""boswellbaxter""]Now I'm confused. I was speaking of Sister Queens by Julia Fox, which is a nonfiction book about Catherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile:

http://www.amazon.com/Sister-Queens-Tra ... 0345516044

There's a novel by Sophie Perinot about Eleanor of Provence and Marguerite, but I haven't read it yet:

http://www.amazon.com/Sister-Queens-Sop ... pd_sim_b_4[/quote]

I have the Julia Fox book.
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Post by Madeleine » Thu December 29th, 2011, 11:50 am

Just ordered Maggie Stiefvater's werewolf trilogy - Shiver, Linger, Forever - from Amazon, who are doing an exclusive boxed set at little more than the price of one book, and have just ordered "Trade Winds" by Christina Courtenay from marketplace, as I've just bought the sequel.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri December 30th, 2011, 4:59 am

The Arsenic Century: How Victorian Britain Was Poisoned at Home, Work, and Play by James C. Whorton

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Post by Misfit » Fri December 30th, 2011, 11:21 pm

Too many to list, but there's been a ton of interesting HF and HF going free on Kindle over at Amazon. I'm not sure what's going on, but I suspect it's tied into their new loan program for Prime Members. I'll snap up a free book and the next day it's listed at $2.99, but free for Prime. Good lists to book mark and check regularly are Best Selling Romanceand Best Selling HF. The free ones are listed in the right column.

This one looks very promising. Anyone heard of it?

Pirates of Savannah: The Complete Trilogy - Colonial Historical Fiction Action Adventure
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Post by Madeleine » Fri January 6th, 2012, 8:36 pm

Just ordered:

Smokin' Seventeen by Janet Evanovich
Rack, Ruin and Murder by Ann Granger (modern crime, set in the Cotswolds)
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Post by Amanda » Sat January 7th, 2012, 5:40 am

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]The Arsenic Century: How Victorian Britain Was Poisoned at Home, Work, and Play by James C. Whorton

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Oh that looks interesting! On kindle too......

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Post by SonjaMarie » Sat January 7th, 2012, 9:22 am

[quote=""Amanda""]Oh that looks interesting! On kindle too......[/quote]

Wouldn't know yet, hasn't arrived. Also might be awhile before I can start it.

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