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March book club - The Butcher's Hook

(86 Posts)
CariGransnet (GNHQ) Tue 01-Mar-16 11:10:34

The winners of this month's book - more HERE - should be receiving their copies very shortly. So a reminder that if one does land on your door mat, you will need to add your comments and questions for Janet Ellis on this thread before the end of the month. Over to you...

Gagagran Thu 10-Mar-16 20:33:25

Has anyone had a copy yet? Seems as if it is going to be a rush to read and comment on before the end of the month - it's 12th tomorrow. confused

Gagagran Thu 10-Mar-16 20:33:58

11th actually but nearly 12th!

gillybob Fri 11-Mar-16 07:44:42

I tried to get one but the application form never appeared. sad

I have heard Janet Ellis discuss this book on various radio programs and it does sound very good.

Maggiemaybe Fri 11-Mar-16 08:16:31

Yes, same here, gillybob. I just assumed all free copies had gone in the first couple of hours, but it did seem odd. I've never not been able to apply before.

Gagagran Sat 12-Mar-16 16:02:16

They must not have sent out - there would lots of thank-yous on here if they had. GNHQ need to give the publishers a nudge!

Nana3 Sat 12-Mar-16 16:42:16

I also kept looking for an application form but never saw one, assumed I'd missed it somehow.

janiceanne Sat 12-Mar-16 17:34:01

I couldn't find an application form either.

Nana3 Sun 13-Mar-16 20:44:44

Can we have an explanation please CariGransnet.

Gagagran Mon 14-Mar-16 08:03:24


Gagagran Mon 14-Mar-16 10:18:27

is there anybody there at GNHQ? Please can you tell us what is happening?

Maggiemaybe Mon 14-Mar-16 12:51:29

Did you actually see an application form, Gagagran? It'd be interesting to know if there was one, or if the gremlins have been at work and nobody's actually applied!

Gagagran Mon 14-Mar-16 13:03:33

Well I thought I had done but am wondering now if I'm having a senior moment and didn't really? Whatever, there seems to have been a break down in sorting this one out and GNHQ are being very quiet about it. What is going on Cari?

Galen Mon 14-Mar-16 13:12:24

Same here.

gillybob Mon 14-Mar-16 13:48:05

I kept looking but the application form never seemed to appear. I thought maybe it was just me and I had left it too late to apply. Seems strange if this happened to a few of us though. hmm

CariGransnet (GNHQ) Mon 14-Mar-16 15:12:59

The application form was there (and fine) and the names were sent over to the publisher at the usual time so just waiting to find out and will keep you posted

Gagagran Wed 16-Mar-16 14:00:33


Galen Wed 16-Mar-16 14:48:03

Still waiting

CariGransnet (GNHQ) Wed 16-Mar-16 16:49:39

I have it on good authority that copies should arrive tomorrow

Galen Wed 16-Mar-16 17:00:33


Gagagran Fri 18-Mar-16 10:05:43

The "good authority" was right Cari - a copy has just been delivered by my postie. Thanks you very much - looking forward to reading it. (and commenting as requested!) wink

merlotgran Fri 18-Mar-16 11:01:41

Mine has just arrived, Thank you Cari

Denisehop Fri 18-Mar-16 12:11:04

Just received mine. Will try to read before the end of the month but with Easter next week may run out of time.

Cosafina Fri 18-Mar-16 13:19:55

My copy just arrived - will also try to read before the end of the month, but with Easter (and my 60th birthday!) next week (and a houseful of guests coming to celebrate with me) I, too, may run out of time.

joannapiano Fri 18-Mar-16 13:25:26

My copy has just arrived- thank you. Will start it tonight.