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Subject: Upcoming books to WL
Date Posted: 3/25/2009 3:04 PM ET
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I thought I'd start this thread to help us get a jump on the WL. 

Marie-Therese, Child of Terror: The Fate of Marie Antoinette's Daughter  http://www.amazon.com/Marie-Therese-Child-Terror-Antoinettes-Daughter/dp/1596910585/ref=wl_it_dp?ie=UTF8&coliid=IYYI956FXNXHU&colid=2DZS4CSJN1SU3

The King's Confidante: The Story of the Daughter of Sir Thomas More http://www.amazon.com/Kings-Confidante-Daughter-Thomas-Tudors/dp/030734620X/ref=wl_it_dp?ie=UTF8&coliid=IAPK1LRASPAJI&colid=2DZS4CSJN1SU3

Cleopatra's Daughter: A Novel http://www.amazon.com/Cleopatras-Daughter-Novel-Michelle-Moran/dp/0307409120/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1238007451&sr=8-2

King's Fool: A Notorious King, His Six Wives, and the One Man Who Knew Their Secrets http://www.paperbackswap.com/book/details/9781402219023-Kings+Fool+A+Notorious+King+His+Six+Wives+and+the+One+Man+Who+Knew+Their+Secrets

The White Queen: A Novel http://www.amazon.com/White-Queen-Novel-Philippa-Gregory/dp/1416563687/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1238007742&sr=1-1

Shanghai Girls: A Novel (Lisa See) http://www.amazon.com/Shanghai-Girls-Novel-Lisa-See/dp/1400067111/ref=sr_1_51?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1238010044&sr=1-51

Please add to the list; I'm sure there's lot more.

Last Edited on: 3/25/09 3:42 PM ET - Total times edited: 1
Date Posted: 3/25/2009 3:24 PM ET
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Great idea Donna!

I read somewhere that CW Gortner has one coming out eventually called The Confessions of Anne Boleyn.  Haven't been able to dig up an ISBN on that one yet though.


Date Posted: 3/25/2009 3:36 PM ET
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Holly, he's a frequent poster on historicalfictiononline.  Maybe I'll ask him.

Date Posted: 3/25/2009 10:54 PM ET
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How About "Time and Chance" by Sharon Kay Penman. 

Date Posted: 3/26/2009 1:48 PM ET
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Gortner's book is actually about Catherine de Medici.

Date Posted: 3/26/2009 2:22 PM ET
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Ya know you're right!  I don't know where the heck I got Anne Boleyn from.....

Date Posted: 3/26/2009 4:29 PM ET
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Thanks for the suggestions, Donna.  Currently on my WL:

East of the Sun by Julia Gregson

The Girl from Junchow by Kate Furnivall

New York by Edward Rutherfurd


Date Posted: 3/27/2009 10:52 AM ET
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A few more upcoming ones I think look interesting:

Infinity in the Palm of Her Hand by Gioconda Belli

Shannon by Frank Delaney

The Traitor's Wife (paperback) by Susan Higginbotham

Hugh and Bess by Susan Higginbotham

The Devil's Queen by Jeanne Kalogridis

The Rebel Princess by Judith Koll Healey (sequel to Canterbury Papers)

Sacred Hearts by Sarah Dunant

Day After Night- Anita Diamant



Date Posted: 3/27/2009 10:32 PM ET
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The as-yet-untitled fourth book in Bernard Cornwell's Saxon Chronicles due out this fall.  More Uhtred - cool!

Sorry, just had to get it in.  You know me and my BC obsession!  ;)

Date Posted: 3/28/2009 1:46 PM ET
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Hurray!!  We'll have to get our stalking shoes on for sure.