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

Postby Margaret » Tue September 2nd, 2008, 10:32 pm

It doesn't look like anyone is making new posts there, except for those of us who have posted the rapidly disappearing notices about the new forum. The most recent post appears to have been one by Divia on August 21, before the site went dark. It seems weird that it would have been so hard for the moderators to contact the owner to get the home page updated, and now the site is back up and obviously being "tended to" by someone.
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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Michelle2
Scribbler

Postby Michelle2 » Tue September 2nd, 2008, 10:53 pm

Glad some others are trickling in!

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JaneConsumer
Reader
Location: U.S.
Contact:

Postby JaneConsumer » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 12:25 am

It seems that those who posted the new address in their signature lines haven't had their messages removed yet.

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LCW
Compulsive Reader
Location: Southern California

Postby LCW » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 12:53 am

"Divia" wrote:I dont think I'll delete any of my posts but I can see why some would want to. Their call. I'm not that motivated actually. :D


Hehehe! Me neither! I thought about it but then thought about everything I could be doing instead! :D
Books to the ceiling,
Books to the sky,
My pile of books is a mile high.
How I love them! How I need them!
I'll have a long beard by the time I read them. --Arnold Lobel

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Juniper
Scribbler
Interest in HF: I studied English Literature and History at college. Historical fiction blends my two passions together in one neat package.
Location: Missouri, USA
Contact:

Postby Juniper » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 2:07 am

"MLE" wrote:So I've finished going through the list, sending pms to anybody with more than 5 posts. Some of them will still have that hooked up to their email notification system.
I think I might have hit one or two that are already here -- the brain was turning into cottage cheese by the end of the process.



It worked for me- thankyou for the PM! I was so confused about what had happened to the forum- and am still slightly confused to be honest! What happened? I was relieved to receive the PM telling me about this place.

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diamondlil
Bibliomaniac

Postby diamondlil » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 2:56 am

There's a thread here that goes some way towards explaining what went on.
My Blog - Reading Adventures

All things Historical Fiction - Historical Tapestry


There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

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

Postby Margaret » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 4:48 am

They may be monitoring this thread.
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

Cuchulainn
Reader

Postby Cuchulainn » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 5:25 am

So I take it that the general consensus is that people will now use this site to discuss historical fiction related topics?

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diamondlil
Bibliomaniac

Postby diamondlil » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 9:22 am

That's certainly my intention, although it is probably fair to say that I have a vested interest.
My Blog - Reading Adventures



All things Historical Fiction - Historical Tapestry





There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.



Edith Wharton

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Ludmilla
Bibliophile
Location: Georgia USA

Postby Ludmilla » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 1:35 pm

I just found the link from someone's signature on the old site when I happened to notice it was up today. I was a relatively new poster at the other board. Glad I found ya'll again!


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