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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Mon March 12th, 2012, 8:22 pm

The Kashmir Shawl by Rosie Thomas.
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Post by Madeleine » Wed March 14th, 2012, 2:15 pm

Drawing Conclusions by Donna Leon - modern crime, set in Venice.
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Post by emr » Wed March 14th, 2012, 7:32 pm

Master and God by Lindsey Davis
and Tom-All-Alone's (aka The Solitary House) by Lynn Shepherd
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Post by annis » Wed March 14th, 2012, 8:14 pm

Posted by Madeline
The Kashmir Shawl by Rosie Thomas
I see that this won the UK Romantic Novelists Association 2012 Award in the Epic Romantic Novel category.

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Post by Madeleine » Sat March 17th, 2012, 8:50 pm

Three biggies today:

The Gallows Curse by Karen Maitland
Dance with Dragons Parts 1 and 2 by George R R Martin

plus Immortal Beloved by Cate Tiernan, and A Red Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradley both came in the post.

Just ordered A Fool and His Honey by Charlaine Harris, modern crime.
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Post by Berengaria » Tue March 20th, 2012, 3:10 am

[quote=""Brenna""]I want to read that one too![/quote]
Me, also! Read a preview chapter one and can't wait!

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Post by Brenna » Thu March 22nd, 2012, 5:48 pm

I gave into peer pressure and bought the used verions of Lion of Alnwick trilogy and Elizabeth's The Flower Reader. :-)
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Post by Berengaria » Thu March 22nd, 2012, 7:50 pm

I am toying with buying Magnificent Obsession by Helen Rappaport. I downloaded the preview to my Kobo and found it to be very easy to read and quite enjoyable! (I hate boring, dry bios!)
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Post by Madeleine » Fri March 23rd, 2012, 1:48 pm

Just bought 3 of C S Harris's Sebastian St Cyr books.
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Post by boswellbaxter » Fri March 23rd, 2012, 2:39 pm

[quote=""Berengaria""]I am toying with buying Magnificent Obsession by Helen Rappaport. I downloaded the preview to my Kobo and found it to be very easy to read and quite enjoyable! (I hate boring, dry bios!)[/quote]

I'm considering that one too.
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