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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Survivors by Kate Furnivall & The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton (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 30th, 2008, 7:28 pm

Is it the Girl with the Pearl Earring who is doing the mixing by any chance????? :D
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 » Tue December 30th, 2008, 7:33 pm

France 1515, with Anne Boleyn at 9 years old. Louis XII has just died.

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Susan
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Location: New Jersey, USA

Postby Susan » Tue December 30th, 2008, 11:32 pm

"Vanessa" wrote:Is it the Girl with the Pearl Earring who is doing the mixing by any chance????? :D


Indeed it is!
~Susan~
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Royal news updated daily, information and discussion about royalty past and present
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EC2
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Location: Nottingham UK
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Postby EC2 » Tue December 30th, 2008, 11:36 pm

I'm on the foredeck of the Aquila, a Roman ship. There's fog, it's winter and I am very tired.
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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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Thu January 1st, 2009, 12:27 am

19C India, escorting the Maharajah's two sister's and their wedding party to their new husband.

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Survivors by Kate Furnivall & The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton (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 January 1st, 2009, 4:40 pm

I'm in 1470 with Elizabeth of York. I've just encountered some sort witchcraft/voodoo rictual in Westminster Abbey.
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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Catherine Delors
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Location: Paris, London, Los Angeles
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Postby Catherine Delors » Sat January 3rd, 2009, 4:06 pm

Back from Christmas break and spending some quality time in 1760s French countryside (non-fiction.) In my own fictional story, my characters seem to have a few tricks up their sleeves...

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Susan
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Location: New Jersey, USA

Postby Susan » Sat January 3rd, 2009, 4:26 pm

In Winchester about 3 weeks after the Battle of Hastings awaiting to see what William the Bastard will do.
~Susan~
~Unofficial Royalty~
Royal news updated daily, information and discussion about royalty past and present
http://www.unofficialroyalty.com/

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Helen_Davis
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Postby Helen_Davis » Sat January 3rd, 2009, 4:52 pm

In China with Madame Mao
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"The first time a book has gotten us close to Evita, in all her misery and all her splendor."
Excerpt from the Spanish summary of my novel

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Alaric
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Location: Adelaide, Australia.
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Postby Alaric » Wed January 7th, 2009, 2:29 am

With Harry Flashman as he hoodwinks Washington's best, including Honest Abe, into thinking he is a spy working for the Royal Navy instead of a captured slave-trading pirate.


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