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Book Rescue!

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EC2
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Post by EC2 » Mon August 9th, 2010, 4:01 pm

I just have to share this one. Peter James is a lovely guy and a top UK thriller writer. He's just posted this lovely story on his blog.
http://blog.peterjames.com/2010/08/powe ... rains.html
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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Post by Tanzanite » Mon August 9th, 2010, 6:05 pm

What a great story!

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Post by LoobyG » Mon August 9th, 2010, 6:55 pm

Hehehe! What a lovely story, it's great to know there's book heroes out there :D

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Favourite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
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Post by Nefret » Mon August 9th, 2010, 7:11 pm

Nice story! :D
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Post by Libby » Mon August 9th, 2010, 10:23 pm

What a heart warming story! It's reassuring to know that there are still gallant gentleman who will help a damsel in distress!
By Loyalty Bound - the story of the mistress of Richard III.

http://www.elizabethashworth.com

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Post by Telynor » Tue August 10th, 2010, 1:46 pm

Now there's a gentleman! What a great story.

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Post by enelya » Tue August 10th, 2010, 5:52 pm

Smile....great story

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "HIgh Force" by L J Ross & "A Cold Case in Amsterdam Central" by Anja de Jager
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Post by Madeleine » Tue August 10th, 2010, 6:58 pm

It is a great story, and he sounds a real character.
Currently reading "High Force" by L J Ross & "A Cold Case in Amsterdam Central" by Anja de Jager

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Vanessa
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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!
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Post by Vanessa » Wed August 11th, 2010, 9:03 am

Great story! :)
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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