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Post by MrsMorland » Thu December 18th, 2008, 12:49 am

[quote=""Kasthu""]I'm interested in reading the series (or at least starting!). What's the order to the books? Does it matter where you begin, or can you jump around?[/quote]

They definitely have to be read in order, they follow one family chronologically from the 15th century through the 20th, so far!

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Post by Vanessa » Thu December 18th, 2008, 9:29 am

Here's a link to the order they should be read in (if you scroll down a little!). The first book is The Founding.
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Post by MrsMorland » Sun December 21st, 2008, 8:00 pm

Well, since I'm snowbound and without anything new to read I re-started The Founding. It must be the 4th or 5th time I've read it and I still love it!

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Post by Kasthu » Sat January 10th, 2009, 10:51 pm

Thanks for the responses! I've spent the past few days picking up copies of various books in the series; a volume here, a volume there. Currently I only have three of them--The Founding, The Black Pearl, and The Question. I'm really excited about getting started, though reading all the books seems daunting!

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Post by Vanessa » Mon February 2nd, 2009, 11:17 am

Here's book no 32 in the Morland Dynasty due out in November. No title as yet, though - I believe it's going to be called 'The Fallen Kings'. Sadly, it also looks like there will only be two more books after this.
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Post by Kasthu » Mon February 2nd, 2009, 3:24 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]Here's book no 32 in the Morland Dynasty due out in November. No title as yet, though - I believe it's going to be called 'The Fallen Kings'. Sadly, it also looks like there will only be two more books after this.[/quote]

Hmm. I'd heard that she was going to take the series up through WWII, but if there are only two more books after #32, it looks as though se won't get there. Wonder where the series will stop?

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Post by Vanessa » Mon February 2nd, 2009, 6:52 pm

I think book 32 ties up WWI, so whether CHE will fit in WWII in the next two books, we'll have to see.
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Post by MrsMorland » Fri February 6th, 2009, 11:23 pm

[quote=""Vanessa""]I think book 32 ties up WWI, so whether CHE will fit in WWII in the next two books, we'll have to see.[/quote]

I don't think she will. There is a discussion group for the series that is trying to get up a petition and sending letters to the publisher to ask them to continue her contract. I hope so, because I think she would do a wonderful job with WWII as a backdrop.
And I'm heartbroken to think they're almost over.

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Post by Vanessa » Sat February 7th, 2009, 11:09 pm

Yes, I've 'signed' it.
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Post by diamondlil » Wed February 11th, 2009, 9:55 am

I am now 200 pages into the first book in the Morland series, and I can already tell you that I will definitely be reading more books in this series. I am really enjoying it so far.
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