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Suggestions for December's Book of the Month

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Suggestions for December's Book of the Month

Post by boswellbaxter » Fri October 10th, 2008, 3:14 am

No theme for December--nominate any historical novel you please! (One nomination per member, please.) Please be sure to leave the full title and the author.
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Post by LCW » Fri October 10th, 2008, 6:14 am

Shogun by James Clavell
Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
I'll have a long beard by the time I read them. --Arnold Lobel

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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri October 10th, 2008, 6:24 am

"A Question of Guilt: A Novel of Mary, Queen of Scots, and the Death of Henry Darnley" by Julianne Lee.

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Post by Carine » Fri October 10th, 2008, 9:45 am

The King's Daughter by Sandra Worth

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Post by Laura » Fri October 10th, 2008, 10:00 am

When Christ and His Saints Slept by Sharon Kay Penman

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Post by Vanessa » Fri October 10th, 2008, 10:30 am

Mr Timothy by Louis Bayard.
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Post by Misfit » Fri October 10th, 2008, 1:15 pm

The Far Pavilions by MM Kaye

I'm still going to be like the little train that could and keep plugging away at it until you're all so sick of me nominating it you'll vote for it (those who haven't read it have no idea what you're missing) :p :o :)

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Post by chuck » Fri October 10th, 2008, 8:51 pm

Robert Low's "The Whale Road"

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Post by annis » Fri October 10th, 2008, 9:31 pm

Paul Waters' "Of Merchants & Heroes"

I was very impressed with this novel, set in the ancient Mediterranean.
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Post by diamondlil » Wed October 15th, 2008, 11:22 am

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