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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Thu September 27th, 2012, 12:58 pm

"Not Dead Yet" by Peter James - modern crime set in Brighton.
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Post by Madeleine » Fri September 28th, 2012, 7:21 pm

Just ordered "Water Witch" by Carol Goodman.
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Post by SonjaMarie » Sat September 29th, 2012, 2:22 am

[quote=""Madeleine""]Just ordered "Water Witch" by Carol Goodman.[/quote]

Jealous, not out in the US til Feb.

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Post by Vanessa » Sat September 29th, 2012, 10:04 am

The Lives She Left Behind today by James Long (sequel to Ferney)
Mistress of the Sea by Jenny Barden
Master and God by Lindsey Davis
Don't Look Back by Karin Fossum (via BookMooch)
The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price, Purveyor of Superior Funerals by Wendy Jones (recent Kindle deal of the day)
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Post by Madeleine » Sat September 29th, 2012, 10:51 am

[quote=""SonjaMarie""]Jealous, not out in the US til Feb.

SM[/quote]

that's odd, as she's an American author I'd have thought the US would have got it first :confused: I wonder if they've changed the title - the first was called "Incubus" here but they've changed it to "Demon Lover" for the US market.
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Post by Misfit » Sat September 29th, 2012, 2:22 pm

Two FOL sales this weekend, plus I found a UBS and a thrift shop to explore nearby one of them. Could be a hit or a bust, you never know what kind of books the upper crust nobs on Mercer Island will donate... ;)
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Post by SonjaMarie » Sat September 29th, 2012, 5:59 pm

[quote=""Madeleine""]that's odd, as she's an American author I'd have thought the US would have got it first :confused: I wonder if they've changed the title - the first was called "Incubus" here but they've changed it to "Demon Lover" for the US market.[/quote]

I don't know why that's the case, but I went to my trusty AbeBooks found a copy in the UK with (supposedly) free shipping to the use for $11.01 and ordered it, I don't want to wait til Feb 13!

And my niece read and liked the 1st one so she'll get it after me.

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Post by annis » Sat September 29th, 2012, 8:03 pm

Posted by Vanessa
-ordered Master & God by Lindsey Davis
Will be interested to hear what you think of this. I was rather disappointed - the story seemed rambling and disjointed, the romantic pairing never gelled for me and the snappy banter which works so well in the Falco series comes across as rather contrived and not particularly witty. I'm wondering if Davis' style works best with a shorter format. Rebels & Traitors was another rather disjointed rambler.

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Post by Vanessa » Sun September 30th, 2012, 10:38 am

Oh dear! I have Rebels and Traitors on my TBR pile, too. I will let you know what I think when I get round to reading either or both.
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Post by Brenna » Mon October 1st, 2012, 3:23 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]Oh dear! I have Rebels and Traitors on my TBR pile, too. I will let you know what I think when I get round to reading either or both.[/quote]

I'm still trying to get through that tome. It's my first Davis and so far not very impressed.
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