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Subject: 2015 Historical Mystery Challenge - Participants/Interest?
Date Posted: 11/6/2014 4:02 PM ET
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Hi all! Vicky won't be doing this challenge this year so I have agreed to do it one more time. First I would like to know if there is interest in this challenge. If there is, I will put one together. Just let me know in this thread. If interest in this continues, I would like someone else to step up to the plate and take over for 2016!

Thank you!



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Date Posted: 11/6/2014 4:25 PM ET
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I'm in! Thanks, Jeanne, for continuing it :)

Date Posted: 11/6/2014 9:10 PM ET
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I'm interested!

Date Posted: 11/6/2014 9:38 PM ET
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Thanks for your input my dear friends!

Date Posted: 11/7/2014 10:10 AM ET
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Okay...I've been fiddling around with this and so far, this is what I'm thinking....

In this challenge, we can apply the subjects however we see fit, just so long as they "fit" somehow !!! (I'll put in some examples):

1.)  A little bit creepy in here. (paranormal aspect, or the word "creepy or creep", or the word "little" etc.)

2.) Pick a color - any color (pretty self explanatory- word of a color in title or however you would like to interpret this)

3.) Is this the place? (title has a location which could be a country, county, manor, etc.)

4.) Royal Scoundrels (something to do with royalty, scoundrels, etc.)

5.) For heaven's sake (something to do with religion, the word "heaven" or the word "sake")

6.) We don't need no stinkin' badges (someone other than police who work on a mystery, the word "stink or stinking", the word badges, etc.)

7.) All that jazz (has to do with music or the roaring 20's etc)

8.) Diamonds are a girl's best friend (jewels, girl, friend, etc.)

9.) When Johnny comes marching home (war, uniforms, march, home, etc.)

10.) You're killing me (you get the picture by now!)

comments????

Alice J. (ASJ) - ,
Date Posted: 11/7/2014 5:03 PM ET
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I like the topics Jeanne

Date Posted: 11/7/2014 5:12 PM ET
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Thanks Alice!

Date Posted: 11/7/2014 6:32 PM ET
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yes

 

Date Posted: 11/7/2014 7:19 PM ET
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Thanks Carolyn! There may not be many of us but I think we should get some books off of our TBR piles!

Oh yeah and there will be at least one prize!



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Date Posted: 11/7/2014 7:26 PM ET
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Looks good Jeanne!

Date Posted: 11/7/2014 7:51 PM ET
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If I come up with any changes, I will let you know. Thanks Aubree!

Date Posted: 11/7/2014 8:03 PM ET
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I absolutely plan to join in on this one Jeanne!

Date Posted: 11/7/2014 8:10 PM ET
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Jeanne, I'm always up for the mystery challenge; I have way too many that I have to read ;)

Date Posted: 11/7/2014 8:57 PM ET
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Okay then, we will do it!!! After I get everything together , we will see how many join in.

BTW, Carolyn - i also have a lot of them to read but mostly on Kindle!



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Mary (mepom) -
Date Posted: 11/7/2014 9:39 PM ET
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I am interested, too. Thanks for doing this. 

Date Posted: 11/8/2014 1:33 AM ET
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Welcome Mary! Glad to see you!

Date Posted: 11/8/2014 12:57 PM ET
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Yay Jeanne!  I'm in.  I am working on challenges in 2015; this year was sort of a bust. blush

Date Posted: 11/8/2014 8:06 PM ET
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Thanks for doing this, Jeanne.  I hope to give it a go!

Date Posted: 11/9/2014 7:25 AM ET
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<Oh yeah and there will be at least one prize!>

Wait...a prize?!? Ooh, I like prizes. I want a prize. Yes, gimme a prize. Oh, wait...do I have to actually participate in the challenge first? Oh, dang. Well, how will you know if I've actually read the books? You don't give a test, do you? No?? Ok -- sign me up.

Date Posted: 11/9/2014 7:30 AM ET
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 Just for you, Deb, I may have to come up with a test - LOL! 

Wow! - A big welcome to all of you. Hope you have fun with this...



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Date Posted: 11/12/2014 7:02 PM ET
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Although I did not quite finish the one this year, I am willing to try, try again.

Date Posted: 11/12/2014 7:41 PM ET
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Hey Becky - we all don't finish every challenge. It just give us something to shoot for! Hopefully our TBR pile goes down in the process.wink

Date Posted: 11/15/2014 8:08 AM ET
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Finished last year's quite awhile ago and looking forward to next year's challenge.

Date Posted: 11/15/2014 8:27 AM ET
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Good for your Mary! yes Don't worry, the new year will be upon us sooner than we can imagine - ugh!

Date Posted: 11/16/2014 11:34 AM ET
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I am in for this challenge, I love the other challenges I completed last year.  I still have a large TBR pile and need some sort of system to attack.  Thanks for the push this is my favorite kind of genre. 

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