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Hello from Yorkshire

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Lindsey
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Hello from Yorkshire

Post by Lindsey » Thu January 8th, 2009, 4:48 pm

Hello everyone, I just thought I would pop in and say hi. I am a huge fan of historical fiction of any kind and started reading historical novels when my mum gave me some very old copies of Norah Lofts' 'House' trilogy. My favourite historical period is medieval/Plantagenet England, but history of any kind intrigues me. I enjoy reading all types of books but think historical fiction is my favourite genre. Looking forward to exploring this site more.

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Rowan
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Interest in HF: I love history, but it's boring in school. Historical fiction brings it alive for me.
Preferred HF: Iron-Age Britain, Roman Britain, Medieval Britain
Location: New Orleans
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Post by Rowan » Thu January 8th, 2009, 5:11 pm

Hiya Lindsey and welcome to the forum. Look forward to many post exchanges with you about all kinds of books.

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boswellbaxter
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Post by boswellbaxter » Thu January 8th, 2009, 5:18 pm

Hi, Lindsey, from another medieval/Plantagenet fan (more the later period for me)!
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/
http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/blog/

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Vanessa
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Joined: August 2008
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 » Thu January 8th, 2009, 5:20 pm

Hi Lindsey

Hello and welcome. Hope you enjoy it here.

I live just outside York, so I'm another Yorkshire lass! :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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Madeleine
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Currently reading: The Chalet by Catherine Cooper
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Thu January 8th, 2009, 5:25 pm

Hi Lindsey

I also like medieaval fiction.

Enjoy yourself on the board!

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Post by Misfit » Thu January 8th, 2009, 5:27 pm

Hi Lindsey, gotta love those Plantagenets. Never a dull moment :)

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Post by Carla » Thu January 8th, 2009, 5:35 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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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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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.
Location: California Bay Area

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Thu January 8th, 2009, 6:02 pm

Hi Lindsey! I like medieval too, but my particular period is the global renaissance, preferably a little farther afield than Tudor England.

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Post by michellemoran » Thu January 8th, 2009, 6:45 pm

Welcome Lindsey!!!! My husband and I visit Yorkshire every year to see his family. What a beautiful place!!!
Visit MichelleMoran.com
Check out Michelle's blog History Buff at michellemoran.blogspot.com

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Leyland
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Post by Leyland » Thu January 8th, 2009, 7:33 pm

Welcome, Lindsey, and hope you really enjoy yourself here.
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