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Subject: Just discovered Ariana Franklin series similar to Diana Gabaldon
Date Posted: 7/26/2009 11:12 PM ET
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Set in the 12th century the heroine is a Coroner, think Scarpetta in medival conditions! Very good historical details, Henry II and Eleanor of Aquataine. Solving crimes using the tools of the time,she is a trained Doctor out of Italy. My only complaint...her books are too short!

Mistress of the Art of Death

Serpants Tale

havent read this last one yet;

Grave Goods

Date Posted: 7/27/2009 1:22 AM ET
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Aren't they wonderful?!

Date Posted: 7/27/2009 12:55 PM ET
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I just ordered all three of these books from Amazon.  I will try to read them and get them on the site.  Grave Goods I bought in LP.  Yea.

Date Posted: 7/29/2009 2:54 PM ET
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Thanks for the heads up!!  I love the Diana Gabaldon series!!!!!

Subject: Bones
Date Posted: 8/18/2009 12:19 PM ET
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sounds like a Diana Gabalon meets Kathy Reichs's Temperance Brennan.  Great suggestion.  thanks!!!

Date Posted: 8/18/2009 5:21 PM ET
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And there is a new one coming out entitled :"A Murderous Procession"!

Date Posted: 8/18/2009 6:39 PM ET
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Thanks for the news. All of her previous Ariana books have been a case of 'I'll just read a bit before I go to bed, and the next thing I know, it's 3 AM.' Has anyone here read any of the historicals she's written as Diana Norman?
Date Posted: 8/19/2009 2:44 AM ET
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"Mistress of the Art of Death" is actually one of Diana Gabaldon's recommended reads while we wait for "Echo in the Bone" to come out :-)

Date Posted: 8/23/2009 5:28 PM ET
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Wonderful, I need more books like I need a hole in the head...  :)

Date Posted: 8/23/2009 8:54 PM ET
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Thanks for posting this!  I read Mistress of the Art of Death quite some time ago, but didn't know there was a sequel.