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Patricia Rice
The Notorious Atherton, August 2013
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It's not part of the lore I've heard (or remember, at least) but it could very well be a family tradition
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on The Romance of Knives at Word Wenches
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Yeah, publishers really smeared the Highlands theme all over romance for way too long. But I'm doing the industrial revolution and the city, and there's so MUCH wonderful amazing history there, it's hard to know where to start. Maybe I can start a Victorian Scotland rush. ;)
Toggle Commented 7 days ago on The Romance of Knives at Word Wenches
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I would have loved the opportunity to talk with him! I bet he knew more than the little bit I skimmed up!
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I pretty much burned out on medieval Scotland long ago. And Ian was all about character more than setting. I LOVE that book.
Toggle Commented Jul 12, 2019 on The Romance of Knives at Word Wenches
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now, if only I can remember the article is here for when I need the info again!
Toggle Commented Jul 12, 2019 on The Romance of Knives at Word Wenches
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Aye, and those were violent days. ;) But one must wonder how wee those knives were
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I’m researching a series I want to set in Victorian Edinburgh, and one cannot ignore the history of the sgian dubh, the traditional Scots weapon. Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2019 at Word Wenches
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Oh perfect, Sue! Not sure what time it is in England right now, but I'll message Nicola to let her know.
Toggle Commented Jun 30, 2019 on What We're Reading! at Word Wenches
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thanks for the recs! I'm not much on suspense and I think you've nailed one of the reasons. I'll have to take a look at this one. And speaking as someone who has attempted to mix mystery and romance...it's pretty tough keeping two strong story lines balanced. The book needs to be twice as big. ;)
Toggle Commented Jun 30, 2019 on What We're Reading! at Word Wenches
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so cool, thank you! Yes, BVC is an undiscovered gem, and it's been a privilege working with these truly marvelous authors.
Toggle Commented Jun 30, 2019 on What We're Reading! at Word Wenches
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Wow, these are all new to me--and that's not easy to do! I'll have to go on a hunt, thank you! And if you enjoyed Marie Brennan, you might want to take a look at Book View Cafe, where she hangs out: http://bookviewcafe.com/bookstore/bvc-author/marie-brennan/
Toggle Commented Jun 30, 2019 on What We're Reading! at Word Wenches
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I read on an app on my e-reader and don't seem to have the dictionary choice, but I have Websters bookmarked and can always mosey over there. ;)
Toggle Commented Jun 30, 2019 on What We're Reading! at Word Wenches
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Wow, you've hit on some of my favorite authors! I recommend your reading taste.
Toggle Commented Jun 30, 2019 on What We're Reading! at Word Wenches
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I know why writers can't read their own writing--because we have every word memorized in our own heads and skim lines looking for different flaws, like how a word or clause impacts the emotion of a scene. I'm currently editing an author/editor who knows grammar and spelling inside and out, but once she's in the flow, the most egregious errors simply slip past her. So we really rely on our editors to catch the small stuff--and it's hard to find editors sometimes with the kind of experience we have. And even then--usage changes, sigh.
Toggle Commented Jun 29, 2019 on What We're Reading! at Word Wenches
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Summertime is apparently a reader's bliss! I hear ya on digital. A lot of books can be read digitally, and I really prefer my little gadget to hauling a big book around. But it's impossible to tell which books I'd be better off reading in paper. I'm turning more and more to my library lately. It's impossible to keep up a reading habit at today's prices!
Toggle Commented Jun 29, 2019 on What We're Reading! at Word Wenches
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Hi, Binnie! That's quite an impressive reading list. The problem with grammar these days is that it's changing as fast as technology, as is spelling, which makes me really crazy!
Toggle Commented Jun 29, 2019 on What We're Reading! at Word Wenches
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I'm glad some Wench recommendations are helping your reading pile!
Toggle Commented Jun 29, 2019 on What We're Reading! at Word Wenches
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hmmm, inventions... I may have to check this out, thank you!
Toggle Commented Jun 29, 2019 on What We're Reading! at Word Wenches
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Oh, I know Teresa! I'll have to look this one up, thank you!
Toggle Commented Jun 29, 2019 on What We're Reading! at Word Wenches
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I used to love Gregory back in the day. Don't know if I want to read about those poor queens again. ;) And MJP doesn't waste time drooling over sex, which I love!
Toggle Commented Jun 29, 2019 on What We're Reading! at Word Wenches
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Now that I'm in SoCal and have a little more experience with LA, I should try Connelly again, thanks for reminding me of him! And OMG, Marjorie Farrell is a blast from the past. I wish she'd kept writing. We've lost too many intelligent writers who loved writing Regency history. And I think Anne and Mary can probably give you a nice slice of history with your heart-swooning romance!
Toggle Commented Jun 29, 2019 on What We're Reading! at Word Wenches
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Posted Jun 27, 2019 at Word Wenches
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you can almost hear the surf in the music! Of course, I almost didn't get back here after that. ;)
Toggle Commented May 30, 2019 on Tropical Paradise at Word Wenches
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The Caribbean has some gorgeous tropical islands. I loved St Lucia. Does your Kindle work in sun? I had to buy the kind that does, not that I remember what it's called.
Toggle Commented May 30, 2019 on Tropical Paradise at Word Wenches
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Ohhhhh, that's right! I need to see if that one made my cross-country move and re-read. Or if she brought it out in ebook. Thanks for the memory!
Toggle Commented May 30, 2019 on Tropical Paradise at Word Wenches
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