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by LGWalker
Sun December 18th, 2011, 5:34 pm
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: Hell on Wheels
Replies: 9
Views: 2070

I've watched a few episodes of Hell on Wheels ... it's no Lonesome Dove, but you can't beat Tommy Lee Jones as Woodrow and Robert Duvall as Augustus ... I think Hell on Wheels is a little too gritty and graphic for me, but it might be more historically accurate. I literally felt sick during the scen...
by LGWalker
Fri October 21st, 2011, 1:28 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: Terrible News
Replies: 30
Views: 1933

Rebecca, my thoughts and prayers are with your father, you and your family. Collective positive energy is an amazing thing ... and there is much of that here for your father and you today. God is great.
by LGWalker
Wed October 19th, 2011, 7:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: List your favorite Top 10 Historical Fiction Reads
Replies: 145
Views: 21752

Ok then, (deep breath) here goes nothing ... Widow of the South - Hicks The Other Boleyn Girl - Gregory The Life of Elizabeth I - Weir Pillars of the Earth - Follet Hawaii - Michener Any of the Sir John Fielding mysteries Skeletons on the Zahara - King Caleb's Crossing - Brooks The Secret River - Gr...
by LGWalker
Wed October 19th, 2011, 1:30 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member from Shropshire, England
Replies: 20
Views: 1179

Welcome Phil, from rainy Connecticut.
by LGWalker
Tue October 18th, 2011, 11:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: List your favorite Top 10 Historical Fiction Reads
Replies: 145
Views: 21752

I'm too intimidated ... I feel as if I should have stepped up my reading considerably circa 1982 if I ever could have hoped to chime in with this group. Oh well, woulda, coulda, shoulda ...
by LGWalker
Sat September 24th, 2011, 5:04 pm
Forum: Any Good Books About . . .
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 19
Views: 1957

Just finished "The Little Stranger" by Sarah Waters. What a terrific recommendation. Thanks so much. I doubt I would have found it on my own.
by LGWalker
Wed September 14th, 2011, 7:24 pm
Forum: Any Good Books About . . .
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 19
Views: 1957

I chose to start with the Sarah Waters book ..... Madeleine, did you realize you just hit 2600 posts? That's a lotta posts!
by LGWalker
Wed September 14th, 2011, 4:22 pm
Forum: Any Good Books About . . .
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 19
Views: 1957

Many thanks to everyone, especially Madeleine .... what a list! I'm off to the library to see what I can find.
by LGWalker
Tue September 13th, 2011, 11:38 pm
Forum: Any Good Books About . . .
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 19
Views: 1957

Victorian ghost stories? Are you kidding? Sounds fantastic! BTW, where are you in upstate NY? I grew up in Webster, outside of Rochester.
by LGWalker
Tue September 13th, 2011, 11:24 pm
Forum: Any Good Books About . . .
Topic: Halloween
Replies: 19
Views: 1957

Halloween

Any recommendations for Halloween books? It's supposed to get chilly in Connecticut later this week, which makes me think of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", which makes me wish I had something new to read this fall.

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