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Post by juleswatson » Sun September 6th, 2009, 7:40 am

Hi Ruth, and welcome. Yup - it's friendly!
Author of Celtic historical fantasy
New book "THE RAVEN QUEEN" out Feb 22 2011: The story of Maeve, the famous warrior queen of Irish mythology.
Out now, "THE SWAN MAIDEN", the ancient tale of Deirdre, the Irish 'Helen of Troy'

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Post by parthianbow » Sun September 6th, 2009, 11:02 am

Hi Ruth, and welcome.
Ben Kane
Bestselling author of Roman military fiction.
Spartacus - UK release 19 Jan. 2012. US release June 2012.

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Post by Carla » Sun September 6th, 2009, 4:22 pm

Hello and welcome!
PATHS OF EXILE - love, war, honour and betrayal in Anglo-Saxon Northumbria
Editor's Choice, Historical Novels Review, August 2009
Now available as e-book on Amazon Kindleand in Kindle, Epub (Nook, Sony Reader), Palm and other formats on Smashwords
Website: http://www.carlanayland.org
Blog: http://carlanayland.blogspot.com

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Post by SarahWoodbury » Sun September 6th, 2009, 8:18 pm

Welcome! It's great you've discovered HF!

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Post by Anna Elliott » Sun September 6th, 2009, 8:38 pm

Welcome, Ruth! It's great to meet you!

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 zsigandr » Sun September 6th, 2009, 10:16 pm

Hello and welcome Ruth!

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Post by Carine » Mon September 7th, 2009, 5:57 am

Hello Ruth, welcome here !

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Post by ruth » Tue September 8th, 2009, 9:11 am

[quote=""Madeleine""]And another one, hi Ruth, thought your avatar looked familiar! Have fun on the board and you'll learn lots about HF![/quote]

Hi Madeleine - I must thank you and Vanessa, because it was after you mentioned this forum that I found it :) I think I could get addicted very quickly!

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Post by Madeleine » Tue September 8th, 2009, 1:10 pm

[QUOTE=ruth;39584]Hi Madeleine - I must thank you and Vanessa, because it was after you mentioned this forum that I found it :) I think I could get addicted very quickly![/QUOTE]

Oh you will, you will! :)
Currently reading "The Dark is Rising by Susan Cooper & "A Christmas Railway Mystery" by Edward Marston

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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed September 9th, 2009, 4:24 am

Late to the party here, but Hi from me too!

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