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message 1: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments This is the thread I will be using to track my Rogue Traveler books and countries.


message 2: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments 1. He Loves Lucy - Susan Donovan - United States (1/1/13)


message 3: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments 2. Killer Librarian - Mary Lou Kirwin - England (1/4/13)


message 4: by Nancy H (last edited Jan 08, 2013 04:28PM) (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments 3. France - French Toast by Harriet Rochefort (1/4/13)
4. Australia - When You Wish Upon a Rat by Maureen McCarthy (1/7/13)
5. Brunei - Don't Tell Mom I Work the Rigs by Paul Carter (1/8/13)


message 5: by Nancy H (last edited Jan 13, 2013 07:23PM) (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments Two books set in Canada:
Before We Go (1/11/13)
Hockey Girl (1/13/13)

Stats so far: 7 books, 6 countries

(Note: I am not adding all of the ones set in the United States since that is my home country, only those set in other countries.)


message 6: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments I just read The Secret Keeper set in London, England. What a great story! This is my second book set in England - I love British novels, so I will probably have many books on my list set in England this year.

Stats: 8 books, 6 countries


message 7: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments Czech Republic - Shadow of Night (1/23/13)
Mexico - Victorio's War (1/25/13)
Cuba - Cuba Diaries (1/28/13)

Stats: 11 books, 9 countries


message 8: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments Russia - The Gathering Storm (1/29/13)

Stats: 12 books, 10 countries


message 9: by Nancy H (last edited Feb 02, 2013 12:37PM) (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments Papua New Guinea - Wanderlust (2/2/13) This book could count for many countries because it is a very interesting travel memoir. I am counting it for Papua New Guinea because the author had an interesting adventure there.

Stats: 13 books, 11 countries


message 10: by Nancy H (last edited Mar 14, 2013 06:45PM) (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments Qatar - If the Sun Doesn't Kill You, the Washing Machine Will (2/7/2013)
Colombia - Nighthawk (2/9/2013)
Afghanistan - The Bookseller of Kabul (2/18/2013)
England - Speaking from Among the Bones (3/3/2013) - Awesome book!
England - Silent in the Grave (3/2/2013)
England - Silent in the Sanctuary (3/7/2013)
England - Silent on the Moor (3/14/-2013 - Obviously I got started on this excellent series and could not stop!!
England - The Sanctuary Sparrow (3/10/2013)

Stats: 21 books, 14 countries


message 11: by Nancy H (last edited Mar 20, 2013 01:01PM) (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments Scotland - On Dublin Street (3/19/2013)


Stats: 22 books, 15 countries


message 12: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments India - Dark Road to Darjeeling (4/3/13)
Greece - Passport Diaries (4/10/13)

Stats: 24 books, 17 countries


message 13: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments Iraq - Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am (4/19/13)
Macau - The Color of Tea (4/22/13)
England - Even Money (4/27/13)

Stats: 27 books, 19 countries


message 14: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments Tanzania - Crazy River (5/7/13)

Stats: 28 books, 20 countries


message 15: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments I have been somewhat stuck on books in England recently - just at random, not planned, but I did manage to get two other countries as well:

England: The Old Wine Shades (5/13/13)
England: Dark Enquiry (5/14/13)
England: P.S. I Love You (6/2/13)
England: The Clue is in the Pudding (6/5/13)
England: The Kingmaker's Daugher (6/14/13)
England: Hiss and Hers (6/15/13)

Greece: Wedding Night (5/27/13)
Austria: Mozart's Last Aria (6/11/13)

Stats: 36 books 21 countries


message 16: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments Indonesia: The Lunatic Express


Stats: 37 books 22 countries


message 17: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments England: Sweet Revenge
England/Austria: The Cocoa Conspiracy
Mauritius (and many other countries): 360 Degrees of Longitude

Stats: 40 books, 23 countries


message 18: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments Puerto Rico: If I Bring You Roses (7/20/13)

England: Wolf Hall (7/26/13)

Argentina: The Good Girl's Guide to Getting Lost (7/24/13)

France: Death at the Chateau Bremont (8/1/13)

Stats: 44 books, 25 countries


message 19: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments Italy: The Body in the Piazza (8/4/13)

Antarctica: What the Ice Gets: Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916 (8/4/13)


States: 46 books, 27 countries


message 20: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments Switzerland: Season of Snows and Sins (8/7/13)

Stats: 47 books, 28 countries


message 21: by Nancy H (last edited Aug 28, 2013 06:57PM) (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments 4 more to add to my Rogue Traveler list and all of them quite good:

Scotland: Payment in Blood
Italy: The Golden Egg
Norway: The Redeemer
Morocco: A House in Fez

Stats: 51 books, 30 countries


message 22: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments Burma: The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
England: The Corset Diaries
Italy: The Lemon Garden
Finland: The Summer Book

Stats: 55 books, 32 countries


message 23: by Chrissie (last edited Sep 21, 2013 10:54PM) (new)

Chrissie Nancy, I am new here. Am I allowed to add a message here? I liked The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, wonderful lines but I got a bit confused on who was who at the end. I definitely want to read The Summer Book!


message 24: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments Hi Chrissie,
You may certainly comment here. I think that at the end of The Art of Hearing Heartbeats, you need to do a lot of reading between the lines. I think I figured out who was who at the end, and I know for a lot of people, it was a surprise! (If you want to know the details of what I thought it was, send me a Private Message and I will tell you what I thought!)


message 25: by Chrissie (new)

Chrissie I will put it here as a spoiler! Is that OK? I thought (view spoiler). But several of my friends also were confused and we came to different conclusions! Should a book be that confusing? Because of all the confusion I reduced my rating to three stars. How many stars did you give it? I did anyhow like how it was written. The writing style, I mean!


message 26: by Nancy H (last edited Nov 26, 2013 09:24AM) (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments 56. Italy - The Lemon Garden by Elizabeth Rossiter (9/21/13)
57. Australia - The Potato Factory by Bryce Courtenay (9/25/13)
58. France - The Paris Wife by Paula McLain (9/28/13)
59. Ireland - In Dublin's Fair City (10/17/13)
60. England - The Au Naturel Girls (10/19/13)
61. Australia - Mr. Jelly's Business by Arthur Upfield (10/25/13)
62. Scotland - Men in Kilts by Katie MacAlister (10/29/13)
63. France - Peaches for Father Francis by Joanne Harris (11/8/13)
64. China - Red Mandarin dress by Qiu Xiaolong (11/20/13)
65. New Zealand - Just This Once by Rosalind James (11/26/13)

Stats: 65 books, 35 countries


message 27: by Nancy H (last edited Nov 28, 2013 10:15AM) (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments 66. St. John - Adrift on St. John (11/28/13)

Stats: 66 books, 36 countries


message 28: by Nancy H (new)

Nancy H | 815 comments 67. England - Decked with Folly (12/21/13)
68. Wales - Yuletide in Ireland and Wales (12/23/13)
69. England - Something Borrowed, Someone Dead (12/28/13)
70. Scotland - Death of a Gentle Lady (12/31/13)

Stats: 70 books, 37 countries


message 29: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane | 12904 comments You have covered a lot of territory! I am so glad to hear that you will be continuing in 2014!


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