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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby sixret » 03 Jan 2017, 16:19

Daisy wrote:I have just finished the third book... I think each one is a little bit better than the previous one and I have enjoyed them all.


I thought you are reading Rat-A-Tat? :?:

I'm reading it too, although agreeing with those who feel it just isn't the same. I suppose it just couldn't be!-Daisy
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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby sixret » 03 Jan 2017, 16:21

Moonraker wrote:
Tony Summerfield wrote:His books are much cheaper on eBay than anywhere else, but I actually bought his latest book at Foyles in London.


Latest book - is there a new one then? I have searched but can't find one. :|


Operation Blackout is his latest book.
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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby Daisy » 03 Jan 2017, 17:04

sixret wrote:
Daisy wrote:I have just finished the third book... I think each one is a little bit better than the previous one and I have enjoyed them all.


I thought you are reading Rat-A-Tat? :?:

I'm reading it too, although agreeing with those who feel it just isn't the same. I suppose it just couldn't be!-Daisy


I'm reading that as well. One chapter per night, then discussing it with Dick Kirrin the following day.
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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby sixret » 03 Jan 2017, 17:06

Thank you, Daisy. It is nice and can stimulate interest if we have buddy read. :D
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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby Moonraker » 03 Jan 2017, 20:40

Thanks, sixret. I had obviously misunderstood Tony's post - not for the first time!
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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby Eddie Muir » 08 Jan 2017, 21:25

I'm now reading the second book in the series, The Deeping Secrets. :D Great stuff!
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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby Daisy » 08 Jan 2017, 21:32

I've now read the four and they are very good.
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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby Eddie Muir » 22 Jan 2017, 19:28

A brilliant series which I can recommend wholeheartedly. :D
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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby db105 » 22 Jan 2017, 19:53

It's a pity they are not available as ebooks. I have a relatively strict rule against physical books, for lack of space.
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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby pete9012S » 22 Jan 2017, 21:57

I've just bought the first book 'Paradise Barn' from ebay in very good condition for the princely sum of £2.39.
It looks a great series.Thank you for the recommendation.

Wonder why the books aren't available to buy on kindle?
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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby Eddie Muir » 22 Jan 2017, 23:13

Anita Bensoussane wrote: Paradise Barn is good but I think each new title in the main series of four books is even better than the last. On finishing the series I found it a wrench to leave the characters after getting to know them so well. There's a fifth title called Operation Blackout which is a spin-off. It goes back in time a few years and revolves mainly around different characters but it's a great read too.

I agree with you entirely about the main series of the four books, Anita. I still have Operation Blackout to read. I'm sure you'll enjoy the first book, Pete. :D
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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby Daisy » 22 Jan 2017, 23:18

I really enjoyed all four, which I read in succession. I'm taking them on Saturday to my two Chalet friends who heard Victor Watson speak at a conference. I haven't got Operation Blackout though. I will look out for it, but not very earnestly!
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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby Anita Bensoussane » 23 Jan 2017, 08:48

I'm glad quite a few people here have read/are reading the Paradise Barn books and have enjoyed them. I agree that it's a brilliant series, Eddie, and I hope your friends like the books, Daisy. Everyone a Stranger is my favourite title but the four main books need to be read in order as some threads run through the series and the gradual character development is subtle but significant.

It is strange that they're not available as e-books.
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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby John Pickup » 23 Jan 2017, 19:15

I've got Operation Blackout but I forgot all about it!
I agree with comments by others, each book is better than the previous one. A wonderful series.
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Re: Victor Watson - Paradise Barn Series

Postby pete9012S » 29 Jan 2017, 12:15

The first book Paradise Barn arrived yesterday. I started it right away,It's very good indeed.Many thanks for the recommendation of it here.

It would be lovely to see it televised or filmed well.Has that ever been considered?
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