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DianeL
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Location: Midatlantic east coast, United States
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Postby DianeL » Mon December 23rd, 2013, 12:00 am

*Timidly asking the very very stupid question*

Is stepback another word for mullet?
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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 » Tue December 24th, 2013, 6:31 am

Uh, still in Westeros.
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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emr
Compulsive Reader
Location: Castilla

Postby emr » Tue December 24th, 2013, 6:47 am

Discworld :)
"So many books, so little time."
— Frank Zappa

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell & And So It Begins by Rachel Abbott (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 » Tue December 24th, 2013, 3:58 pm

In a Lancashire village discussing a mystery play for Christmas, which is shown every year so can't be much of a mystery!
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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Lisa
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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 December 24th, 2013, 4:05 pm

"DianeL" wrote:*Timidly asking the very very stupid question*

Is stepback another word for mullet?


I think Misfit's "stepback" was referring to artwork sometimes found inside the book cover. Do you use the word "mullet" in the US, or is it a Britishism?

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: A Trail through Time by Jodi Taylor & Angel by L J Ross
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Tue December 24th, 2013, 4:56 pm

New Hampshire, in the mid-1990s.
Currently reading "A Trail through Time" by Jodi Taylor & "Angel" by L J Ross

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Tue December 24th, 2013, 6:26 pm

"LadyB" wrote:I think Misfit's "stepback" was referring to artwork sometimes found inside the book cover. Do you use the word "mullet" in the US, or is it a Britishism?


Lol, never worry about asking a question. Stepback is the artwork inside the front cover of some books. You want some serious artwork eye-candy, go to this goodreads photo gallery here. Time suck warning.

If mullet is used for haircuts on my side of the pond, I've missed picking up on it. Anyone else know?
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EC2
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Location: Nottingham UK
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Postby EC2 » Tue December 24th, 2013, 9:44 pm

"Misfit" wrote:Lol, never worry about asking a question. Stepback is the artwork inside the front cover of some books. You want some serious artwork eye-candy, go to this goodreads photo gallery here. Time suck warning.



Good grief! The one I clicked on was My Reckless Surrender by Anna Campbell. What is that flesh coloured splodge at his trouser opening level - just a careless smudge in the style of the painting or does it hint at something else?! :eek:
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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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 December 24th, 2013, 9:49 pm

"EC2" wrote:Good grief! The one I clicked on was My Reckless Surrender by Anna Campbell. What is that flesh coloured splodge at his trouser opening level - just a careless smudge in the style of the painting or does it hint at something else?! :eek:


To me, it looks like their crotches are on fire. BURNING WITH DESIRE?? :p

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Tue December 24th, 2013, 10:15 pm

"EC2" wrote:Good grief! The one I clicked on was My Reckless Surrender by Anna Campbell. What is that flesh coloured splodge at his trouser opening level - just a careless smudge in the style of the painting or does it hint at something else?! :eek:


I zoomed up on it with the touch screen. I am wondering the same thing :confused:
At home with a good book and the cat...

...is the only place I want to be


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