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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
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!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Sun May 31st, 2009, 10:39 am

I'm in Victorian England, mainly York and London, with the Morlands and on the brink of the Crimean War.
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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Alaric
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Location: Adelaide, Australia.
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Post by Alaric » Mon June 8th, 2009, 7:04 am

1215, Inner Mongolia, preparing for war with the Great Khan.

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
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!
Preferred HF: Any
Location: North Yorkshire, UK

Post by Vanessa » Mon June 8th, 2009, 8:54 am

I'm in Connecticut in the 1950s with the Wheelers in Revolutionary Road.
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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Post by annis » Mon June 8th, 2009, 9:43 am

Riding with my brother Haimo through the Frankish March of Septimania in 843 on my way to Cordoba.

Naomi Mitchison, "The Oath-Takers"

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "Longstone" by L J Ross
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Mon June 8th, 2009, 11:42 am

In 14th century England, trying to avoid catching the plague, in Company of Liars.

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michellemoran
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Post by michellemoran » Mon June 8th, 2009, 6:23 pm

In the French Revolution with Robespierre.
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Kasthu
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Post by Kasthu » Mon June 8th, 2009, 11:17 pm

In 1618 on the eve of the Spanish Conspiracy. I've just put a denunciation against the plot into Venice's bocce di Leone (or however you say it).

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Post by Misfit » Mon June 8th, 2009, 11:49 pm

Siberia, 1880's.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Divia
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Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Post by Divia » Tue June 9th, 2009, 12:10 am

200x and suffering from abuse at the hands of my abductor. This is one messed up book!
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Nefret
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Favourite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Post by Nefret » Tue June 9th, 2009, 4:34 am

[quote=""Alaric""]1215, Inner Mongolia, preparing for war with the Great Khan.[/quote]

And how might I join you?

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