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Subject: Other books like Compass Club by Jo Goodman???
Date Posted: 3/16/2010 4:59 PM ET
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I really enjoyed the Compass Club books by Jo Goodman (definate guilty pleasure and my first real romance books). I usually like mysteries and british chick lit. Does anyone have a sugesstion for another series like this one (historical romance)? I usually like it to have a little suspense/mystery. I also just read the Pink Carnation books  and  liked those as well. Thanks for any ideas.

Date Posted: 3/16/2010 5:39 PM ET
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You'd probably like Goodman's other books as well. Another romance author somewhat similar in style is Madeline Hunter. You might also like Liz Carlyle. And welcome to the dark side. ;-)

Date Posted: 3/16/2010 8:46 PM ET
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The Wallflower series by Lisa Kleypas is excellent.

Date Posted: 3/16/2010 9:31 PM ET
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Thanks you for suggestions-I will check them out.

"welcome to the dark side"-hee hee I think I am really hooked!


Date Posted: 3/16/2010 10:56 PM ET
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Celeste Bradley has some spy romance series books that aren't unbearable to read.  And you might try some Joanna Bourne.  Spymaster's Lady & My Lord and Spymaster.  Meredith Duran's Written on Your Skin & Bound By Your Touch reminded me a great deal of Jo Goodman, but Duke of Shadows is far & away her best work, IMO.

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Date Posted: 3/17/2010 7:09 PM ET
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 I haven't read the older Goodmans, but  love reading her since A Season to Be Sinful, favorites after that If His Kiss is Wicked and Price of Desire.


Since you like historicals and mysteries, have you tried Deanna Raybourn?  I liked those a lot, and now I'm also loving The Sebastian St. Cyr historical mystery seres by CS Harris (aka Candice Proctor).