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posts on 6/21/2006 4:16:26 PM
Once again it has been awhile since I last posted. Glad to see you all are thriving and reading! My chemotherapy has kept me sidelined quite a bit. Derrick, to answer your question about her next books, here you go: (These are UK titles which may change when published in the U.S. Unfortunately, I couldn't find the next Thomas Pitt novel.) "At Some Disputed Barricade" is due out October 2006. This is a WWI book - book 4. Her next Christmas book is due out November 2006 and is titled "A Christmas Secret" and seems to continue in the Monk family tradition. "We Shall Not Sleep" - another WWI book, is due in December 2007. Another book, "Africa Passage", a non-series book, is due in 2007-2008 though I do not know who nor what the book is about as yet. In case anyone is wondering, often a popular author must commit to a certain number of books within a series to satisfy his/her publisher. Hope this gives you a taste of what's to come!
posts on 6/20/2006 5:11:44 PM
Will have to check out the ones on the French Revolution. My she is amazing when you consider the time periods that she covers. (I am constantly impressed by the factual information she "throws out" in her books. I'll read something and think... That can't be right... but when I check the Internet or the encyclopedia sure enough she is!) Happy reading all. (Still haven't started the Monk book but will after tonight. Belong to a book club and have been reading Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood. Unusual for her as this book is set in 1834 Canada and deals with a true crime. Not bad but will take an AP book over Ms. Atwood anytime. - Sorry Margaret!)
posts on 6/20/2006 10:53:58 AM
There is also her book set about the time of the French Revolution. Has anyone got the title of the next book after Dark Assassin?
posts on 6/16/2006 5:37:08 PM
Hi Wendy, Glad to hear from you and thanks for the info. I'll look it up right now.
posts on 6/16/2006 10:59:27 AM
Hi PMS. Tried to send a message advising you to check AP's new site but my message got "removed"! Anyway, if this goes through you should check out her new site (very good) and follow the links to her books. The fantasy titles are near the bottom of the page. I'll probably read them first, before the WWI series - although the war books are very popular at the library here. Will comment on the new Monk as soon as I've had a chance to read it. Our weather has been exceptionally good so have been outside more than reading lately. (Our summers are so short you've got to enjoy them while you can!) Happy reading!
posts on 6/16/2006 10:42:00 AM
neil, I was not aware Anne wrote Fantasy. Its one of my favorit. Please let me know the names of the books so I can order them. thanks, Pat
posts on 6/16/2006 6:14:30 AM
I hope that those fans of Pitt and Monk realise that Anne has also written books in the fantasy genre.
Also what happened many years ago still continues because she has a separate cult following especialy with teenage girls who see her as a model of reform and repentance.It might be just my opinion but I think her speciality interest of ethics could be used to set up as a web site to help some of these girls (Fans)on a personal basis.
posts on 6/15/2006 11:08:15 PM
WOW! this board has been so quiet. Where is everybody? I know, home reading Anne's books,
posts on 6/1/2006 7:10:23 PM
Oh, no fair to tease. Now I'll have to get it read ASAP and check the earlier comments to see what was mentioned!
posts on 6/1/2006 5:44:07 PM
I just finished Anne lastest book about Monk.As allways it was wonderful. I am not going to comment until I am sure every one has read it but it does answer a question we had on the board a while ago. Enjoy.
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