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Subject: Any other Frank Delaney fans here?
Date Posted: 1/2/2015 9:11 PM ET
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I'm wondering if his books need to be read in any particular order. I noticed the descriptions on a couple of my TBR books mention the same characters, although his website doesn't mention they're a series. Should I just read in publish order to be safe? Are they ALL linked? 

I've read Ireland (LOVE) and am listening to Tipperary now. Just wondering how I should proceed with his others that are on Mt. TBR. 

Thanks! :)

Date Posted: 1/2/2015 10:06 PM ET
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According to Fantastic Fiction, his only real series is The Storytellers.

http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/d/frank-delaney/

Date Posted: 1/2/2015 10:46 PM ET
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Thanks! I did see that, but I've seen some of his books grouped together as his Ireland novels, so I wasn't really sure. I think I'll just email him. LOL! He's answered a question before and is quite nice. 

And for anyone curious about Delaney's books, I HIGHLY recommend Ireland. But don't READ it - listen to it on audio! It's narrated by Delaney himself and it's wonderful. In fact, I think I'm going to stick with audiobooks for all of his novels because they're such a treat to listen to. I just started Tipperary and I'm quite enjoying it as well. :)

Date Posted: 1/3/2015 10:57 AM ET
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I've enjoyed his Ireland novels.

 

I tried my first audio book this summer and found I do not like the format. For some reason, for me, just the audio wasn't enough to engage my attention and imagination--I would find myself invariably reaching for something else to do (checking email, etc), which just didn't work for me. Anyone else have that experience?

Date Posted: 1/3/2015 1:26 PM ET
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I'm hoping that one does not need to read his novels in any order.  I've taken Shannon off of the old "been there a long time" TBR and listed it on the "read these books in early 2015" TBR list.  It's gratifying to hear good reports on it.

Linda

Date Posted: 1/4/2015 2:36 PM ET
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Colleen --- Yes, the only time I can really do audio books is when I am on a long car trip.  If I sit in my chair and try to crochet and listen to a book, I ALWAYS go very soundly to sleep.