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Subject: July - posts to WL's
Date Posted: 7/2/2008 11:31 AM ET
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Please post your WL books here that are available to post direct to someone's WL for the month of July .....

 

The Queen's Fool by Philippa Gregory, isbn 978-0-7432-4607-1 and

The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette by Carolly Erickson, isbn 978-0-7394-6943-9.

Tales of Passion Tales of Woe by Sandra Gulland isbn 0-684-85607-7

The Last Great Dance on Earth by Sandra Gulland isbn 0-684-85608-5

 

PM me and I'll post it right to you.  Karen



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Jen I would like

Immortal- Traci L. Slatton.It is on my wishilist. No rush in sending it.

Date Posted: 7/8/2008 7:27 PM ET
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What is the Bride of Syleman about.? I cannot  find what the book is about

Date Posted: 7/8/2008 7:55 PM ET
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Here is the info from the dustjacket of The Bride of Suleiman:

She sat crosslegged on the carpet in the old merchant's tent, face set and sulky under her mass of fiery hair. She mimicked and mocked the other girls, refusing to speak or even to smile; she tried to ecape twice and once bit the guard's finger to the bone. In short, Khurrem, the Russian slave girl, had little to recommend her in a harem filled with lovely young women each more than willing to do the royal bidding. But the Sultan's elegant wife, Hafise, wanted a skilled needlewoman-- and Kurrem's embroidery was extraordinary.

 

So begins Khurrem's life in the royal court. She made up her mind to be good and settle down, yet on her very first monring, Khurrem manages to encouter Gulbehar, Suleiman's chief concubine, and insult her in her most vivious tones. Vowing to do better, Khurrem resolves to lose herself in the ever-growing basket of sewing work, in her lessons in the Koran, Arabic, and especially in deportment, and stay out of trouble. And so, when the wise and powerful Hafise finally summons Kuhrrem to her quarters, the Sultana is impressed by her elaborate handiwork, and delighted by Khurrem's refreshingly lively intelligence. Even more importantly, the new Sultan, Suleiman the Magnificent, is enchanted by this impetuous girl, whose pluck, honesty and warmth set her apart from the other more petulant members of the harem. Indeed, the young, idealistic ruler is so taken with Khurrem that he will offer her the supreme honor of making her his bride.

 

Filled with dazzling scenes of life during the splendidly opulent Ottoman Empire, The Birde of Suleiman moves from harem to temple, bedchamber to battlefield, the jewels and satins of the Silk Room to the colorful streets of Istanbul.

 

A tapestry of romance, adventure, conspiracies of generals and intrigues of the court, The Bride of Suleiman is as rich and varied as the intricately patterned emboridery Khurrem herself creates.

 

This is based on the true story of the Russian slave who becomes the primary wife of Suleiman the Magnificent. I read it just a few weeks ago.



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It sounds good. I will take The Bride of Suleiman too. I am sending you another PM

Date Posted: 7/10/2008 5:34 PM ET
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Everyone, since Anne is leaving, she said that the two WL books she requested from me a few days ago are free game again. If anyone wants either Immortal by Traci Slatton or The Bride of Suleiman by Aileen Crawley, please let me know.

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Thanks Jen I think some else should have the books.

Date Posted: 7/16/2008 3:46 PM ET
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I have Eleanor of Aquitaine, A Biography by Marion Meade; trade size paperback isbn 0-8015-2232-3

Also Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir, hardback isbn 978-0-345-49485-6

Both are Taken. 

 

 

These are available;  PM me and I"ll post it to you.

The Queen's Fool by Philippa Gregory, isbn 978-0-7432-4607-1

The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette by Carolly Erickson, isbn 978-0-7394-6943-9.

Tales of Passion Tales of Woe by Sandra Gulland isbn 0-684-85607-7

The Last Great Dance on Earth by Sandra Gulland isbn 0-684-85608-5



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Also Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir, hardback isbn 978-0-345-49485-6

You have a PM, I'd love this one! Thanks

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Thanks!

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The Exploits and Adventures of Miss Althea Darcy (PB) - ISBN 9780743261937

Mr. Darcy's Daughters  (PB) - ISBN 9780743243971

Date Posted: 7/22/2008 11:18 AM ET
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I have a copy of Sex with Kings by Eleanor Herman.  If interested, please PM me and I'll post to your wishlist.  I will throw in a slightly water damaged copy of A Treasury of Royal Scandals by Michael Farquhar (a few pages of it got wet and are a little wavy).

Taken.

 



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Date Posted: 7/23/2008 9:29 AM ET
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I have a copy of The Queen's Secret by Jean Plaidy.  If you are interested please PM me and I will post to your wishlist.  Thanks.  I will post the book Friday morning if I don't get any takers.



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I have Passage to Pontefract by Jean Plaidy in the Plantagenet series (about John of Gaunt and Richard II) - let me know if you would like me to post it to your WL by Sunday night, via PM

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Mimi, just PM'd you.