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by EC2
Wed August 6th, 2014, 1:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Where Are You Now?
Replies: 1454
Views: 98348

[quote=""LadyB""] My horses are being fed corn though, I don't think we're meant to have corn in this part of the world yet, are we?[/quote] Corn in the English language outside of the USA is any sort of cereal crop and comes from an Anglo Saxon word. Many times UK authors will get seized upon by Am...
by EC2
Tue July 29th, 2014, 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dejavu book covers
Replies: 1591
Views: 87033

Also reminds me of a big Catholic christening I attended when my sons were teens. Eldest DS leaned toward me as the baby made its entry festooned in lacy white robes. 'Another child succumbs to the attack of the killer doiley,' he whispered. How I managed not to burst out laughing I'll never know!
by EC2
Tue July 29th, 2014, 11:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dejavu book covers
Replies: 1591
Views: 87033

[quote=""Nefret""]That is one epic hat. It kinda looks like somebody sprayed whip cream on the top.[/quote]

I hereby christen her Meringue Lady! :D
Is it me or does the orange title blend into the background too much and the white title not as easy to read as it could be because of frilly stuff?
by EC2
Mon July 28th, 2014, 9:43 am
Forum: By Author
Topic: Julian Rathbone
Replies: 5
Views: 1450

As a literary work it was interesting but as a work of historical fiction I didn't get on with it. I went to a talk of his where he said he had to fulfil a book contract and knew his deadline was looming. What he really wanted to write was a big book about the 18thc but he didn't have time to do the...
by EC2
Fri July 25th, 2014, 11:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: July 2014. What are you reading?
Replies: 105
Views: 4794

I've been asked to judge the HNS Indie award so my reading for the next 4 weeks will be the 4 shortlisted novels. Not in order of reading, but just as they arrived yesterday. A Gift for the Magus by Linda Proud The Subtlest Soul by Virginia Cox The Jacobite's Apprentice by David Ebsworth Samoa by Ro...
by EC2
Fri July 18th, 2014, 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dejavu book covers
Replies: 1591
Views: 87033

This 'Tudor' one turns up again - well disguised. Sorry I can't post photos. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Ambitions-Queen-Bridget-Manning-1-ebook/dp/B00BMG2M9I/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1405687476&sr=8-1&keywords=ambitious+queen http://www.amazon.co.uk/Dark-Aemilia-Sally-OReilly-ebook/dp/B00I7JCZU4/ref=sr_1...
by EC2
Thu July 17th, 2014, 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: July 2014. What are you reading?
Replies: 105
Views: 4794

Reading The Darkest Hour by Barbara Erskine and loving it!
by EC2
Mon July 14th, 2014, 12:03 pm
Forum: Chat
Topic: New things for the forum: what would you like to see?
Replies: 22
Views: 1753

I'd love to be able to click on the photo icon and upload from my PC - I'd get a lot of use out of that rather than having to use an url host.
by EC2
Mon June 30th, 2014, 9:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dejavu book covers
Replies: 1591
Views: 87033

So one assumes his shirt is hanging off all but the ends of the sleeves as he reaches round to unfasten her dress?!
by EC2
Sun June 22nd, 2014, 10:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Dejavu book covers
Replies: 1591
Views: 87033

It's another of those commonly used Shutterstock images. I always see it if I go browsing there!

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