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Post by LoveHistory » Sun July 4th, 2010, 11:36 pm

Hi Doug! Welcome to the group!

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Post by Anna Elliott » Sun July 4th, 2010, 11:51 pm

Welcome to the forum, Doug! Great to have you here!

Author of the Twilight of Avalon trilogy
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Post by andrewoberg » Mon July 5th, 2010, 4:37 am

Hello and welcome! My cousin lives in Hawthorn Woods somewhere around your area, if I'm not mistaken... :)
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Post by Madeleine » Mon July 5th, 2010, 10:49 am

Hi Doug and welcome. I like Lindsay Davis's books too, although my favourite period is the Middle Ages and the (admittedly rather overdone now) Tudors.

Good luck with your project.
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Post by donroc » Mon July 5th, 2010, 12:05 pm

Welcome, Doug, and enjoy.

Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

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Post by Doug » Mon July 5th, 2010, 3:57 pm

Hawthorne Woods is definitely in our neck of the woods.

Thanks for all the welcomes. From the volume of books I think I now need to pick up from scrolling through the forums, belonging to this site will be good for the soul but bad for the pocketbook. Ah well, books > money. Though I'm not sure how much more material my precarious TBR mountain can take before it tips, may need to work on turning it into a range, rather than a solitary peak.


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Post by fljustice » Mon July 5th, 2010, 5:15 pm

Welcome to the Forums, Doug! We're a diverse and friendly group. My husband is from Lincolnwood - just north of Chi-town, but we don't get back often, because his father moved to Arizona. I'm also a fan of the Roman/Greek era and loved the McCullough books - although the last one is still on my own teetering Mt. TBR. Enjoy!
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Post by boswellbaxter » Mon July 5th, 2010, 9:43 pm

Welcome, Doug! Glad to have you here.
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Post by Telynor » Tue July 6th, 2010, 5:21 am

Welcome to the group, Doug!

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Post by Carla » Tue July 6th, 2010, 5:38 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
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