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Book Shopping Today: 2013 Edition

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Nefret
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Favourite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
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Post by Nefret » Tue November 12th, 2013, 5:46 am

[quote=""Berengaria""]Chadwick's William Marshal series is excellent! Enjoy![/quote]

And I also got The Greatest Knight, since I found a good deal.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Lisa
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Favourite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
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Post by Lisa » Tue November 12th, 2013, 9:15 am

[quote=""Nefret""]And I also got The Greatest Knight, since I found a good deal.[/quote]

Me too, got it on that Kindle deal the other day.

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emr
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Post by emr » Tue November 12th, 2013, 10:31 am

A Disappearance in Drury Lane by Ashley Gardner
"So many books, so little time."
— Frank Zappa

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Nefret
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Post by Nefret » Fri November 15th, 2013, 5:51 pm

Library books...


The Champion by Elizabeth Chadwick
Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Berengaria
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Post by Berengaria » Mon November 18th, 2013, 12:59 am

I've bought the Plantagenets series by SKP and found a copy of The Last Plantagent by Hazel Bird on Amazon UK. Thanks for the info, Boswellbaxter! :D
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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Lantern Men" by Elly Griffiths
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
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Post by Madeleine » Mon November 18th, 2013, 3:55 pm

Death in Florence by Marco Vichi - 1960s set Italian crime
Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich - contemporary US crime caper
Currently reading: "The Lantern Men" by Elly Griffiths

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Nefret
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Post by Nefret » Mon November 18th, 2013, 9:03 pm

Recently bough The Scarlet Lion by Elizabeth Chadwick. The whole series shall be mine! :D
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Tue November 19th, 2013, 9:33 am

That one's better than The Greatest Knight - have a tissue ready though!
Currently reading: "The Lantern Men" by Elly Griffiths

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Nefret
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Post by Nefret » Tue November 19th, 2013, 5:15 pm

Oddly, it bugs me a little that those two books are UK copies, and the first book is a US copy. So the sizes and fonts don't match on all three books.
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Lantern Men" by Elly Griffiths
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Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Tue November 19th, 2013, 8:00 pm

Bricks and Mortality by Ann Granger - cosy crime
Dead Ever After by Charlaine Harris - final Sookie Stackhouse novel
Currently reading: "The Lantern Men" by Elly Griffiths

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