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by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Thu June 11th, 2020, 6:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Book Icons on Main Page
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: Book Icons on Main Page

A great book! I just googled Colleen McCullough and was surprised to discover she's passed on. Can you find a cover image? Preferably an old one, I don't know how long Australian copyright runs, altho any publisher would be an idiot to nix free promotion. But there are a lot of idiots around, and it...
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Tue June 9th, 2020, 2:57 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Book Icons on Main Page
Replies: 5
Views: 122

Re: Book Icons on Main Page

Actually, the banner isn't meant to be the best ever, it's just what I could cobble together in a hurry, and, as I'm fairly neglectful, I've never gone back to update it, since that would mean jogging my old brain as to how the process was originally done. But the reason those books are up there is ...
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Mon March 16th, 2020, 8:10 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Introducing myself
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Re: Introducing myself

Welcome, Lee Evie!
Re mysteries set in Asia, I can recommend The Night Tiger. Very well done!
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07FSHDT88/re ... TF8&btkr=1
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Sun February 23rd, 2020, 6:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Maggie Hope Series
Replies: 3
Views: 70

Re: The Maggie Hope Series

Haven't heard of them, but it's good to hear from you LCW!
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Wed December 25th, 2019, 6:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading December 2019?
Replies: 10
Views: 308

Re: What Are You Reading December 2019?

Just Started News of the World by Paulette Jiles
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Tue October 1st, 2019, 5:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Balancing Historical Accuracy With Modern Ideas
Replies: 3
Views: 217

Re: Balancing Historical Accuracy With Modern Ideas

Sounds like you picked the wrong era. For your purposes, go back to Rome or Greece. History is what it is. If you tried to write a scenario with Ghengis Khan as a peacemaker, it would just be silly. This is in the same vein. Most HF readers want to learn something useful. Re-framing what really happ...
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Sun July 14th, 2019, 3:56 pm
Forum: Historical Fantasy
Topic: Arthurian Literature
Replies: 90
Views: 15904

Re: Arthurian Literature

Hi Flicka! If you like horses and HF, may I suggest you try my novel Barbarossa's Barb? I slid in a ton of accurate information about how a horse brain works as the plot spins along -- part of it is from the point of view of a stolen stallion (the Barb in the title) who has had years working with on...
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Sun April 28th, 2019, 4:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading April 2019?
Replies: 15
Views: 359

Re: What Are You Reading April 2019?

ClareShepherd wrote:
Sat April 27th, 2019, 9:22 pm
I am reading the 800 page plus book by C.J. Sansom, "Tombland". It is set in 1549 and deals with the rebellion in Norfolk.
I'm reading that too, and it is a pretty heavy slog, compared to his other six.
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Thu April 4th, 2019, 1:08 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading April 2019?
Replies: 15
Views: 359

Re: What Are You Reading April 2019?

I just finished The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau. It was excellent!
by MLE (Emily Cotton)
Wed February 13th, 2019, 2:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: What Are You Reading February 2019?
Replies: 6
Views: 149

Re: What Are You Reading February 2019?

I'm reading Yangsze Choo's just released second novel: the Night Tiger. I loved her debut, The Ghost Bride. Chinese colonial Malaysian culture is a fun and different venue.

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