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> The Forgotten Garden - Eliza Makepeace
Kate have you thought of writing Eliza Makepeace's story book with all her beautiful fairytales in it. I just love reading these stories. They are beautiful...
July 19, 2011 |
I wish to request the same! I would like to see a collection of Eliza's fairytales available in a book of its own!
July 19, 2011 |
I actually 'googled' Eliza Makepeace to read more about her! Would've loved to possess one of her limited edition fairytale books!
September 12, 2011 |
I too would love to have a book of your fairytales. I will watch for them.
November 3, 2011 |
Loved your novel & can't wait to continue reading the others. The Forgotten Garden was my first & I recommended it to my book club. They are enjoying it as well. Next week I lead the discussion. My query: Was Linus involved sexually/ incestuously w/ Georgiana? He was certainly enthralled w/ her and Eliza. I am wondering if he is the reason she fled from Blackhurst Manor at age 17. Your thoughts??? MM
November 3, 2011 |
Oh, I'd love to publish Eliza's fairytale book (with Nathaniel's illustrations, of course!). Stay tuned. . . maybe one day.
And hello LitQueen: Linus was certainly enthralled by his sister Georgiana; unfortunately for him the feeling wasn't mutual, hence her flight from Blackhurst (as you so rightly discerned). Hello to you book club; I hope the discussion was fun and lively.
November 10, 2011 |
Kate, do you have Elizas´s fairytale book ( with nathaniel´illustrations 9) ?
Did you set it ? Where I can se/ read it ?
I´ve just red your book, in swedish and I am so fascinated about story and how you composed the book.
It was really really magnific.
I´m sorry för my English but I hope you´ll write more book that I can read in swedish after ... :-) .-) :-)
God inspiration !
November 21, 2011 |
me heleido la novela en tres dias de lo mejor,morton ers unica
December 9, 2011 |
juan de dios palacios
A friend of mine, gave me for my birthday the novel "A forgotten garden" and in this week-end I have read it only in three days. It is one of the most exiting books that I have not ever read.
This story has trapped me completly.
Now, I would wish to continue reading your others novels.
Thank you for entertaining us and writing so good.
MERRY CHRISTMAS for you and for your family.
kisses from spain. (Badajoz.)
December 12, 2011 |
Just finished it. One of the best books I have ever read. It was so deep and evocative, with a cast of lovable characters. I am now looking forward to reading all of your books. And I gave it 5 stars on Goodreads, too.
December 17, 2011 |
I agree with the enthusiasm for the book as a whole, and for the fairy tales within. I think you did such a wonderful job of creating not only a riveting story, but a world (and the lore to support and deepen it), in the vein of some other wonderful and very imaginative authors I love.
This was my first of your books to read, and now I'm completely hooked.
Thank you for the adult version of the kinds of books I've loved to read my whole life!
January 6, 2012 |
Thank you for giving me a beautiful escape in your "Forgotten Garden." As a child I was fascinated with fairy tales. As an adult woman in her 60's I cannot tell you how deeply moved I was when reading this lovely story. Intricate and balanced in every way. I have not cried when reading a book for a very long time. I cried wonderful tears of thankfulness for being invited into this world of Eliza, Nell and Cassandra.
It was sad but MAGICAL. I have read "The House at Riverton" and "The Distant Hours". Can't wait to read more from you.
You have been given a very special gift of writing. Thank you.
January 7, 2012 |
I had a very hard time putting my hand on your book at my library, but another blogger was so enthusiastic about it, I persevered, and finally got the ebook! It totally blew me away, it is the best book I have ever /listened to/read in years, so much so that I'm going to buy it tonight, and I basically usually never buy books, just get them from my library, and hardly ever reread them either. BUT I want now my own hardcopy and taste every line of it. And I will of course read your other books. I'm so glad you are such a talented and young writer, it means you have tons of treasures in store for your readers! Keep you your great work. Emma @ Words And Peace. I have to collect my thoughts before being able to write a review, it will be very hard!
March 13, 2012 |
I love The Crone's Eyes so much I'm making a project of creating some illustrations for it. I'm an aspiring artist and this will be my first major project. Thank you so much for giving us Eliza :O).
April 7, 2012 |
Yes I want to own Eliza's fairytale storybook myself too!!!
May 11, 2012 |
I loved your book. I have just a couple of questions...did Eliza make peace die? And are the characters real? And the black hurst mansion is that real? And did rose and Adeline really exist??
May 11, 2012 |
As a "budding" writer of 72 years, I am extremely envious of your talent and ability to create a story so spell-binding, to keep me on the edge of my seat, to weave intricate stories of generations and people intertwined and SO magical. The entire book was like reading an adult Fairy Tale. And Grimm's fairy tales were my favorite growing up. Thank you so much for your magic.
This is the first book I've read of yours, and can't wait to get hold of the others.
Thank you so much...
May 29, 2012 |
I have just delightfully devoured THE FORGOTTEN GARDEN and will actually miss the beloved characters spoken of! I have written a review on my Blog, GoodReads and Amazon... thank you so much for writing such a rich, inspiring book! :)
June 1, 2012 |
As a PA student, I thought of reading my medical books in advance with my one week vacation. But I found myself reading "The Forgotten Garden" on our garden and I don't regret it! Not only the mystery aspect of the story kept me reading but the descriptions to the setting were so amazing. I could really visualize the gardens and homes that the story took place in. Thank you Kate for such a wonderful book ^_^
June 1, 2012 |
As a busy mom of 4 I'm proud to say that it was rewarding, finally to read the Forgotten Garden. An avid reader friend had given me her copy awhile ago. I took a chance and chose it for my book club "Divas Read Too" choice for July. Must confess half the gals wanted to read that gray shade book, but relieved that I stuck to my conviction to share the Forgotten Garden. Thank you for your video explaining the origin for the idea.
June 3, 2012 |
Mom of 4 in VP
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