COMPLETE A Coin of Edward VII by Fergus Hume - rap

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miss stav
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Post by miss stav » September 24th, 2017, 8:37 pm

A Coin Of Edward VII by Fergus Hume (9 - 1932).

This project is complete and all audio files can be found in the catalogue http://librivox.org/a-coin-of-edward-vii-by-fergus-hume/

A family celebrates Christmas and its flaws are gently exposed by the house guest Mrs. Parry. Giles is engaged to the wealthy Daisy, yet is clearly in love with the governess Anne Denham. Things come to a head when Daisy is murdered. Who would murder her? Perhaps the governess who told her she would kill her and made it clear she wanted to exchange places with her? After all the governess ran away with a mysterious man right after the murder and was not seen again. Or did someone frame the governess? Perhaps it is Mr. Morley, Daisy's guardian, who wanted her money? Or perhaps someone else? After all, Daisy was not popular in the village. Giles, bent on saving the woman he loves, and the detective Mr. Steel go to investigate. This is a detective story in the traditional sense, but it is a host of other things. It is a very strong love story, a story about class and how it influences people's choices, a story about greed, and much more. ( Summary by Stav Nisser.)
    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

      Set your recording software to:
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Last edited by miss stav on September 26th, 2017, 8:40 pm, edited 2 times in total.
Want to read about happy people? Try the Subjection of Isabel Carnaby.
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Post by Rapunzelina » September 25th, 2017, 12:51 am

Hello, Miss Stav! I am setting this up now!

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Post by Rapunzelina » September 25th, 2017, 1:05 am

So, we have a magic window!

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Post by HZFerr » September 25th, 2017, 7:02 pm

May I DPL? :D But, I can not post in the MW.
Helen


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close yir een an remember me." Sgt. Joseph Kilna MacKenzie

POW/MIA, we will remember them.

miss stav
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Post by miss stav » September 25th, 2017, 9:38 pm

Hi Helen,
sure, you may dpl. Why can't you post in the mw? Perhaps I can help you/ teach you.
Stav.
P.S .
Window is not set because I have no steddy internet connection. I hope to have by this evening but will update ferther when I know.
Want to read about happy people? Try the Subjection of Isabel Carnaby.
Like mysterys? Try A Coin of Edward VII and The Maid of Sker.
Want to read a delightful romance? How about mrs. Dymond?
Love Louisa May Alcotte? Moods is waiting for you.

HZFerr
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Joined: August 17th, 2017, 12:56 pm

Post by HZFerr » September 26th, 2017, 3:38 pm

Yes, I want to learn MW; teach me. :D
Helen


"Ains a year say a prayer faur me
close yir een an remember me." Sgt. Joseph Kilna MacKenzie

POW/MIA, we will remember them.

miss stav
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Post by miss stav » September 26th, 2017, 8:12 pm

I will teach you what I can. I am blind, so one of the feachers there is not accessible. But other than that, I can try. Sure you can dpl this project, as I wrote yesterday. Speaking of mws, I have internet connection now so I am going to set it up.
Want to read about happy people? Try the Subjection of Isabel Carnaby.
Like mysterys? Try A Coin of Edward VII and The Maid of Sker.
Want to read a delightful romance? How about mrs. Dymond?
Love Louisa May Alcotte? Moods is waiting for you.

miss stav
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Joined: October 4th, 2007, 5:25 pm
Location: Israel

Post by miss stav » September 26th, 2017, 8:38 pm

The window is set and we are open for readers
Want to read about happy people? Try the Subjection of Isabel Carnaby.
Like mysterys? Try A Coin of Edward VII and The Maid of Sker.
Want to read a delightful romance? How about mrs. Dymond?
Love Louisa May Alcotte? Moods is waiting for you.

Rapunzelina
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Post by Rapunzelina » September 26th, 2017, 9:00 pm

The magic window is great! We are now in Readers Wanted forum :)

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Post by HZFerr » September 28th, 2017, 5:39 pm

:D DPL:
I learned how to post in the MW. :clap:
Helen


"Ains a year say a prayer faur me
close yir een an remember me." Sgt. Joseph Kilna MacKenzie

POW/MIA, we will remember them.

miss stav
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Post by miss stav » September 28th, 2017, 10:20 pm

Wonderful. If you need help, just let me know.
Want to read about happy people? Try the Subjection of Isabel Carnaby.
Like mysterys? Try A Coin of Edward VII and The Maid of Sker.
Want to read a delightful romance? How about mrs. Dymond?
Love Louisa May Alcotte? Moods is waiting for you.

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Post by eldendwar » October 14th, 2017, 10:49 am

I think I’ll start off the first 4 chapters!

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Post by miss stav » October 14th, 2017, 11:07 am

How wonderful. Thanks a lot. They are all yours.
Want to read about happy people? Try the Subjection of Isabel Carnaby.
Like mysterys? Try A Coin of Edward VII and The Maid of Sker.
Want to read a delightful romance? How about mrs. Dymond?
Love Louisa May Alcotte? Moods is waiting for you.

MamaGeek
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Post by MamaGeek » October 21st, 2017, 8:40 am

Allo, Allo!!!

I was wondering if I could take on the remaining chapters...5-26 please. :) It sounds like a fun read. If you prefer I don't take the whole thing just give me what you want.
I'll be able to start in 2 weeks at the latest.

Celine

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Post by Iqrakhan » October 21st, 2017, 8:43 am

Hi i would love to read ch 5 6 n 7. N if you give me the chance that would be my first time

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