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Post by briansellars » Fri August 14th, 2009, 9:36 am

I hate I.T. stuff. I may be typing this into the ether. I'm new! Not me personally, but I'm new to here. This place is great, though I didn't realise there were quite so many poor people like me who love HF to bits. I joined because I read Paths Of Exile by Carla Nayland. She and I have the same publisher - so this means I can't tell people how good her book is because it will look like back-scratching. I've never even met her, let alone scratched anything of hers. Anyway I did buy the book and I did read it. I loved it, so I'm posting a review - and if you don't believe me -hard cheese. Brian Sellars

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Post by diamondlil » Fri August 14th, 2009, 1:30 pm

Hi Brian and welcome to the boards!

I look forward to reading your review, and also to hearing more from you!
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Post by EC2 » Fri August 14th, 2009, 1:57 pm

Welcome to the forum Brian. I too enjoyed Paths of Exile. :)
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal


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Post by donroc » Fri August 14th, 2009, 2:10 pm

Brian, welcome and enjoy.

Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

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Post by Misfit » Fri August 14th, 2009, 2:13 pm

Hi Brian and welcome aboard.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Post by SarahWoodbury » Fri August 14th, 2009, 3:53 pm

It's great to have you here! Welcome!

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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Fri August 14th, 2009, 4:02 pm

Welcome on board!

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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Fri August 14th, 2009, 5:17 pm

Welcome Brian! This is a good place to learn all those web 2.0 skills. And fun besides.

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Post by Carla » Fri August 14th, 2009, 6:25 pm

Hello Brian, and welcome! Nice to see you here. This is a great place to discuss all sorts of HF, although do be warned that your TBR (=to be read) list will get very long very quickly :-)

Thank you for the lovely review. I've already said here that I enjoyed your novel The Whispering Bell, and I don't think there's any harm in saying so.
PATHS OF EXILE - love, war, honour and betrayal in Anglo-Saxon Northumbria
Editor's Choice, Historical Novels Review, August 2009
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Post by boswellbaxter » Fri August 14th, 2009, 6:26 pm

Welcome, Brian! Glad to have you here!
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