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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: A Suitable Vengeance by Elizabeth George & The Dark Angel by Elly Griffiths
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Mon October 7th, 2013, 8:40 am

Alternating between the Catskills, and Dorset.
Currently reading "A Suitable Vengeance" by Elizabeth George and "The Dark Angel" by Elly Griffiths

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: Monsoon Summer by Julia Gregson & Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager(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 » Mon October 7th, 2013, 8:58 am

I'm in 1867 in Norfolk where I am a governess to two spooky children in a very spooky old house!
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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SonjaMarie
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Location: Vashon, WA
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Postby SonjaMarie » Mon October 7th, 2013, 8:59 am

Fontainebleau June 1661 France

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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: A Suitable Vengeance by Elizabeth George & The Dark Angel by Elly Griffiths
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Mon October 7th, 2013, 10:33 am

"Vanessa" wrote:I'm in 1867 in Norfolk where I am a governess to two spooky children in a very spooky old house!


This sounds very like "The Turn of the Screw".
Currently reading "A Suitable Vengeance" by Elizabeth George and "The Dark Angel" by Elly Griffiths

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Nefret
Bibliomaniac
Favorite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Postby Nefret » Thu October 10th, 2013, 3:34 pm

England, during the reign of Henry II. (In two different novels.)
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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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: Monsoon Summer by Julia Gregson & Last Time I Lied by Riley Sager(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 » Thu October 10th, 2013, 4:46 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:This sounds very like "The Turn of the Screw".


There are definite references to Henry James, Charlotte Bronte and Jane Austen with a splash of Charles Dickens!
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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Madeleine
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: A Suitable Vengeance by Elizabeth George & The Dark Angel by Elly Griffiths
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Tue October 22nd, 2013, 12:50 pm

Alternating between the Isle of Skye, and London.
Currently reading "A Suitable Vengeance" by Elizabeth George and "The Dark Angel" by Elly Griffiths

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Tue October 22nd, 2013, 2:04 pm

Shanghai, 1903.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Lisa
Bibliophile
Favorite HF book: Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman
Preferred HF: Any time period/location. Timeslip, usually prefer female POV. Also love Gothic melodrama.
Location: Northeast Scotland

Postby Lisa » Tue October 22nd, 2013, 5:29 pm

The east coast of Australia, north of Brisbane. Alternating between the years 1901 and 2011.

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emr
Compulsive Reader
Location: Castilla

Postby emr » Wed October 23rd, 2013, 7:41 pm

I had an inspiration while in the loo in the windy Scottish castle so now I'm in London 1932.
"So many books, so little time."
— Frank Zappa


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