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by Libby
Mon August 12th, 2013, 11:58 am
Forum: Books by Historical Fiction Online Members
Topic: Guidelines and Additions
Replies: 79
Views: 27303

Here are the details of my latest book: 15th Century/Wars of the Roses: By Loyalty Bound - the story of the mistress of Richard III http://www.amazon.co.uk/By-Loyalty-Bound-Elizabeth-Ashworth/dp/1781593701/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1376061935&sr=8-1&keywords=by+loyalty+bound http://www.amazon.com/BY-LO...
by Libby
Sun June 24th, 2012, 9:23 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: Free Kindle book: The Lady of Haigh
Replies: 5
Views: 924

I know that feeling. I have a huge 'to be read' pile that seems to grow by the day.
by Libby
Sun June 24th, 2012, 10:33 am
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: Free Kindle book: The Lady of Haigh
Replies: 5
Views: 924

Free Kindle book: The Lady of Haigh

Just dropping by to let you know that the short prequel to my latest novel is available as a free Kindle ebook today. http://www.amazon.com/The-Lady-of-Haigh-ebook/dp/B008CZ484E/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1340441275&sr=8-1&keywords=The+Lady+of+Haigh It's also on Amazon.co.uk http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-...
by Libby
Sat June 11th, 2011, 10:51 am
Forum: Movies, Television, Radio, and Music
Topic: The Crimson Petal & The White by Michel Faber
Replies: 21
Views: 3594

I didn't watch the television version as I thought the squirm factor might be too high for me to watch it with my (adult) son. But having read a few reviews of the book I decided to give it a go. It took me an age to read it but the fact that I persevered to the end says something in its favour. I c...
by Libby
Sat June 11th, 2011, 10:41 am
Forum: Chat
Topic: Time to smile with pleasure
Replies: 5
Views: 570

Love that. :)
by Libby
Tue April 19th, 2011, 9:36 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Members who vanish
Replies: 50
Views: 5214

I think that sometimes people are just busy. I pop in as often as I can but it's sometimes just to read what people are saying about a book I've read or am thinking of reading. I don't always get around to posting.
by Libby
Wed April 13th, 2011, 8:59 pm
Forum: E-Readers and E-Book Issues
Topic: Kindle Help Please!
Replies: 28
Views: 1753

I've just bought a Kindle so all this info is invaluable. Thanks. I'm off to look for the battleships.
by Libby
Tue March 8th, 2011, 10:08 pm
Forum: Author Announcements
Topic: Doing the Happy Dance
Replies: 22
Views: 1545

Well done. A well deserved win for an excellent novel. :)
by Libby
Sun January 30th, 2011, 9:22 pm
Forum: By Author's Last Name M-Q
Topic: Trail of Blood by Jeremy Potter
Replies: 3
Views: 2347

I've read and enjoyed Jeremy Potter's non fiction book 'Good King Richard?' but I haven't read his fiction work. Having read your review I think I may have to remedy that.
by Libby
Sun January 30th, 2011, 9:20 pm
Forum: Questions and Research
Topic: A little medieval help please
Replies: 40
Views: 3501

I think the issue of vocabulary depends on the time the story is set. Up to around 1400 the upper classes would have spoken French and the native English speakers would have used a language incomprehensible to us today. Any speech in a medieval book is a translation from the original language. So, w...

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