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Currently reading: A Rising Man by Abir Mukherjee & The Blue by Nancy Bilyeau (Pigeonhole)
Interest in HF: The first historical novel I read was Katherine by Anya Seton and this sparked off my interest in this genre.
Favorite HF book: Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Postby 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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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 3:33 pm

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

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Location: Canada

Postby 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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Location: Nottingham UK

Postby 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


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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

Postby 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)
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite 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

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed September 3rd, 2008, 8:53 pm

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

Location: Scotland

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

Right, added the link to this forum to my signature. Every little helps.
Last edited by Mara on Wed September 3rd, 2008, 9:34 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby 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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Postby 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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Location: At the foothills of Mt. Level

Postby 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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