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Time for an intro

Post by love_uk » Mon August 31st, 2009, 6:54 am

Hi everybody! Found the link to this website on Susan Higginbotham's website, after reading the Traitor's Wife. Thanks BB,for steering me here. In the 3 weeks I've been on board, I've been posting like mad, on many different forums, as my HF tastes are quite eclectic & I've been reading HF since the '60s.

I love this site!!! I'm having a ball . . . my Excel HF TBR list is already 67 items long - full of suggestions from all of you. Many thanks!

Happy to be here :D

My test of a good novel is dreading to begin the last chapter. ~Thomas Helm

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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favourite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Mon August 31st, 2009, 9:39 am

Lovely to have you here, Joan. Long may you enjoy it! :D
currently reading: My Books on Goodreads

Books are mirrors, you only see in them what you already have inside you ~ The Shadow of the Wind

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Post by Veronica » Mon August 31st, 2009, 9:59 am

A veteran within HF! Welcome!
"Time you enjoy wasting, was not wasted"

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Post by Divia » Mon August 31st, 2009, 12:24 pm

welcome aboard :) Don't be shy.
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Post by boswellbaxter » Mon August 31st, 2009, 12:27 pm

Glad you found your way here!
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Post by Leyland » Mon August 31st, 2009, 12:39 pm

Hi Joan, so glad you're having fun here at HFO! Your TBR will definitely be affected by your participation. Isn't it great to have so have so much new HF coming our way in addition to all our favorites since the 60's?
We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams ~ Arthur O'Shaughnessy, Ode

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Currently reading: "The Dark is Rising" by Susan Cooper & "The Christmas Egg" by Mary Kelly
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
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Post by Madeleine » Mon August 31st, 2009, 12:43 pm

Hi Joan and welcome.
Currently reading "The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper & "The Christmas Egg" by Mary Kelly

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Post by Anna Elliott » Mon August 31st, 2009, 2:30 pm

Welcome, Joan! So nice to have you here!

Author of the Twilight of Avalon trilogy
new book: Dark Moon of Avalon, coming Sept 14 from Simon &Schuster (Touchstone)



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Post by SarahWoodbury » Mon August 31st, 2009, 3:13 pm

Hi Joan! It's great you found us :)

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Post by Misfit » Mon August 31st, 2009, 3:26 pm

Hi and welcome. Glad you found us, the more the merrier.
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