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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 » Wed November 26th, 2008, 8:17 am

Rosetta by Barbara Ewing
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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 diamondlil » Wed November 26th, 2008, 11:15 am

The Lost Dog by Michelle de Kretser and Lady Friday by Garth Nix.
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Post by leehow » Wed November 26th, 2008, 1:21 pm

Stand into danger by Alexander Kent

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Post by Leyland » Wed November 26th, 2008, 1:58 pm

I'm taking Michelle's Nefertiti with me out of town for the holidays at my parents' home. I'm looking forward to starting it very soon.

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Post by Telynor » Wed November 26th, 2008, 2:05 pm

Red Square by Martin Cruz Smith -- another Arkady Renko novel.

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Post by amyb » Wed November 26th, 2008, 2:43 pm

The Conqueror by Georgette Heyer.


Post by Helen_Davis » Wed November 26th, 2008, 11:56 pm

The Queen's Devotion by Jean Plaidy and THe Case for the Real Jesus by Lee Strobel.

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Interest in HF: I can't answer this in 100 characters. Sorry.
Favourite HF book: Checkmate, the final novel in the Lymond series
Preferred HF: Literary novels. Late medieval and Renaissance.
Location: Catskill, New York, USA

Post by Margaret » Thu November 27th, 2008, 2:28 am

Almost done with The Last Queen, Chris. It's a very zippy and engaging read, just what I needed after a string of rather slowly paced novels. I'll be posting a review at HistoricalNovels.info within the next few days.
Browse over 5000 historical novel listings (probably well over 5000 by now, but I haven't re-counted lately) and over 700 reviews at www.HistoricalNovels.info

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Post by Tinuviel » Thu November 27th, 2008, 3:57 am

I just finished Heir to Sevenwaters by Juliet Marillier (historical fantasy). It was amazing, I highly recommend the series.

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Post by Ellie » Thu November 27th, 2008, 6:00 am

The Blood Dimmed Tide by Rennie Airth


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