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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #45 on: August 14, 2006, 08:23:20 PM »
Interesting thought. I think we are all researchers for books...maybe we can pool a research fund ???  ???

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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #46 on: August 14, 2006, 10:14:18 PM »
Many thanks for the kind thoughts as always, TB.  :-*
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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #47 on: August 14, 2006, 10:25:26 PM »
Wonder what the book is about ??? ???

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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #48 on: August 15, 2006, 05:53:15 AM »
Wonder what the book is about ??? ???

GD Marie of Coburg of course; what else would it be about????   Maybe Michen?

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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #49 on: August 15, 2006, 11:31:26 AM »
I'm not writing one--TB is just always nice enough to suggest I'm actually smart enough to do so.  :)
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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #50 on: August 15, 2006, 12:35:14 PM »
Yo, Courtney, take it from me, it's not smarts, but guts.
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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #51 on: August 15, 2006, 08:41:48 PM »
Yo, Courtney, take it from me, it's not smarts, but guts.

Smarts...Guts....GD Ella has more than enough for all concerned!  I cannot wait until the children get into middle school....then the book....A Tale of Two Sisters in Law... The Story of Michen and Marie!!! ... The Russain who goes to Germany and German who comes to Russia!!!

Even Massie and Pakula together could not dream up a better concept for a book!!!  ;D ;D ;D

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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #52 on: August 15, 2006, 09:31:16 PM »
Well, the jury may be out on smarts and guts.  ;) However, I really like the book idea, TB!  :)
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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #53 on: August 15, 2006, 10:48:07 PM »
Before you get too happy about the idea. It would cost a lot of time and effort (not to mention travelling costs) to get things started. Also the many hours spent looking at tons of papers at archievs. Ilana and I had been there. So guts is very important.  :P

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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #54 on: August 15, 2006, 11:07:57 PM »
I have no intention of writing it--so therefore am not getting happy over it. As long as I have young children and a husband frequently away from home, I am housebound. I was merely saying that it would make a great book--hopefully someone will write such a book someday. We have several talented writers around--maybe it will happen someday.
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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #55 on: August 15, 2006, 11:12:05 PM »
No I am just saying that some people getting too excited about writing of a book...It is also hard work ( I am doing the research now...). Just a retro on the whole idea.  :P

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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #56 on: August 15, 2006, 11:25:22 PM »
Ah, I see. Still, hopefully a book on one or both of the women will be written sometime. There seems to be a little bit more interest in non-NAOTMAA royals lately and these 2 would be fertile territory since no individual biographies exist of either and their personalities and lives certainly contain enough to sustain one.
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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #57 on: August 16, 2006, 03:40:51 AM »
Well there is Ilana's VMH + other sisters book, a Konstantovich Family book and and Ella book coming out soon. Open your wallets or purses guys & gals ... ;)

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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #58 on: August 16, 2006, 09:41:14 AM »
I already have--I have the Constantinovichi book. Ilana's I've been looking forward to ever since word surfaced on the Forum many moons ago. The Warwick book will be a buy as well.  :)
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Re: A Fatal Passion: The Story of Victoria Melita
« Reply #59 on: August 16, 2006, 07:16:49 PM »
Coming out very soon this fall...I will be there with my credit card... ;D ;D ;D