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Subject: News from Sharon Penman on Lionheart
Date Posted: 7/2/2010 3:55 PM ET
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Yipeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee cheeky

http://sharonkaypenman.com/blog/?p=136

Date Posted: 7/2/2010 5:29 PM ET
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This is wonderful news!!

Date Posted: 7/2/2010 5:51 PM ET
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I'm okay with breaking Lionheart up into two books if they will both be her usual doorstopper size. Can I be that lucky? Oh, I hope so!

 

I'm just so glad she isn't doing a done to death person! I'm still disappointed that Margaret George is doing Elizabeth 1 this time. I have it on my WL, but I'm still disappointed, lol.

ETA: Which Penman book you you love best? I've been craving a re-read of "Here Be" Dragons", but When Christ and His Saints Slept is my favorite.



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Date Posted: 7/2/2010 5:59 PM ET
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Isn't that wonderful? 

Date Posted: 7/2/2010 7:23 PM ET
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That's great news! 

Now...I wish someone would write a good long book about Richard "Strongbow" deClare.  Morgan Llywelyn wrote a little short one.  I want a door stopper, preferably by SKP or EC.  Is that too much to ask?

Date Posted: 7/2/2010 11:51 PM ET
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Valli, Saints was my first Penman, but Dragons is my hands down favorite.  The burning bed scene still just cracks me up!  I think it is one of the best scenes ever written.

Date Posted: 7/3/2010 7:20 AM ET
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I was so excited when I read the news on her blog! I can't wait!

My fave Penman book is The Sunne in Splendour.

Date Posted: 7/3/2010 9:38 AM ET
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LOL, Letty! That really is a great scene. All of this talk about Penman is making me want to do some re-reading! I might read a few more books for the challenges, then do a bit of re-reading this summer. Like McCullough, Penman's books need to be read twice. ;-)

"Saints" was also my very first Penman, and I was just so in love with it. Did not want to stop reading!