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Post by Alaric » Mon October 27th, 2008, 7:07 am

Welcome to the forum. :)

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Post by Vanessa » Mon October 27th, 2008, 9:12 am

Hi Mrs Morland

Hello and welcome. Hope you enjoy it here!

I'm a big Morland Dynasty fan. I started collecting them when they first came out in the 1980s, then there was a lull in publishing, so I sort of forgot about them. Then a few years ago they were reissued with some lovely new covers, and I have been gradually building up my collection and now have them all. I have the paperback version of The Measure of Days on order from Amazon, which is due out in November. I know the next book, The Foreign Field, is also due out in hardback in November, too. I've read up to Book 16, The Devil's Horse. I love them and am quite addicted to their world, so you are not alone! :) Have you read them all?
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Mon October 27th, 2008, 2:35 pm

Welcome from another Morland fan!

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Post by MrsMorland » Tue October 28th, 2008, 5:47 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]Hi Mrs Morland

Hello and welcome. Hope you enjoy it here!

I'm a big Morland Dynasty fan. I started collecting them when they first came out in the 1980s, then there was a lull in publishing, so I sort of forgot about them. Then a few years ago they were reissued with some lovely new covers, and I have been gradually building up my collection and now have them all. I have the paperback version of The Measure of Days on order from Amazon, which is due out in November. I know the next book, The Foreign Field, is also due out in hardback in November, too. I've read up to Book 16, The Devil's Horse. I love them and am quite addicted to their world, so you are not alone! :) Have you read them all?[/quote]

I have read the entire series through at least 4 times now. And I am eagerly awaiting the new book which is due next week!

Thanks to everyone for the welcome to the board!

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Post by Carla » Tue October 28th, 2008, 6:13 pm

Hello and welcome! I've seen the Harrod-Eagles books but not read them - like Diamondlil, I'm a bit intimidated by the sheer number. My first thought about your name was Catherine Morland in Northanger Abbey :-)
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Post by MrsMorland » Tue October 28th, 2008, 7:25 pm

[quote=""Carla""]Hello and welcome! I've seen the Harrod-Eagles books but not read them - like Diamondlil, I'm a bit intimidated by the sheer number. My first thought about your name was Catherine Morland in Northanger Abbey :-) [/quote]

Don't be intimidated, think of your absolute favorite book, the one that you are so sad whenever it's over. Then multiply it by 30! Plus, the characters are constantly changing, it covers over 400 years so each book is unique. There are some sections of history that get several books, like the Napoleonic wars, but so much happens it is a good thing, i think.

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Post by Madeleine » Tue October 28th, 2008, 7:52 pm

Hi MrsMorland and welcome to the board.

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Post by EC2 » Tue October 28th, 2008, 8:35 pm

Hi Mrs Morland!
I saw one of your other posts and thought 'Hmmm, I bet that's after the Morland Dynasty thing!
I've read a couple of them and enjoyed them. I met Cynthia Harrod Eagles a few years ago at a couple of literary functions and she's a terrific lady. :)
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For never will cowards fall down there.'

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Post by Spitfire » Wed October 29th, 2008, 4:21 pm

Ooooh! I haven't heard of the Morland series! You must start a thread on these books, I'm always on the lookout for another good series! Welcome to the board! :)
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Post by Julianne Douglas » Sat November 1st, 2008, 10:16 pm

Welcome, Mrs. Morland. I haven't heard of that series. I'll have to check it out!
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