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Vanessa
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Posts: 4155
Joined: August 2008
Currently reading: The Catherine Howard Conspiracy by Alexandra Walsh
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 September 3rd, 2008, 2:02 pm

Hi Ludmilla.
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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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Post by Misfit » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 3:33 pm

I see Spitfire just joined. Any one heard from Wendallpauls?

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Spitfire
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Joined: September 2008
Location: Canada

Post by Spitfire » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 3:57 pm

I am so glad you found me. I was just sick when the Historical Fiction site was suspended. Looking foreward to reading and posting with all of you again!
Only the pure of heart can make good soup. - Beethoven

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EC2
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Location: Nottingham UK
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Post by EC2 » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 4:01 pm

So glad you found us too Spitfire! Welcome back! :D
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

www.elizabethchadwick.com

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Margaret
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Posts: 2440
Joined: August 2008
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
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Post by Margaret » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 7:52 pm

I notice we have 109 members already. Way to go!
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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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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Posts: 3552
Joined: August 2008
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) » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 8:53 pm

make that 110. Hi Ike, I presume you were markemoore?

Mara
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Post by Mara » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 9:32 pm

Right, added the link to this forum to my signature. Every little helps.
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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Post by Misfit » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 9:34 pm

I keep seeing an Adriane (sp?) signed in on the old board. Has she joined us?

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diamondlil
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Post by diamondlil » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 9:36 pm

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

Edith Wharton

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Ariadne
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Location: At the foothills of Mt. Level

Post by Ariadne » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 9:47 pm

Yep, I checked in on the old board today, wondering if any posts showed up there. Doesn't look like it. I suspect the owners got the message...

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