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MLS859
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Location: Georgia, USA
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Postby MLS859 » Sat September 6th, 2008, 11:04 pm

England, 1456, with Isobel Ingoldesthorpe and John Neville.

Lynn

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Ariadne
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Location: At the foothills of Mt. Level

Postby Ariadne » Sat September 6th, 2008, 11:45 pm

In 1907 Barcelona with a bunch of street musicians.

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Charm
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Location: Phoenix, Arizona

Postby Charm » Sun September 7th, 2008, 10:03 am

Okay, maybe its not historical fiction, but I'm in the 1960's driving across the United States

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pat
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Location: Adelaide, South Australia

Postby pat » Sun September 7th, 2008, 10:17 am

Ermmm...London in 2004ish!
A good book and a good coffee, what more can anyone want? xx

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
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 » Sun September 7th, 2008, 1:21 pm

In Egypt in 1282 BC.
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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Judith
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Postby Judith » Wed September 10th, 2008, 12:27 am

"cough" 2008 Charleston, South Carolina.

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Carine
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Currently reading: Jonkvrouw - Jean-Claude Van Ryckeghem
Interest in HF: I love history
Favorite HF book: Can't pin that down to only 1 :-)
Preferred HF: Medieval, Tudor and Ancient Egyptian
Location: Ghent, Belgium
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Postby Carine » Wed September 10th, 2008, 6:20 am

In Dublin 1167

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
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

Precious Bane by Mary Webb

Postby Vanessa » Wed September 10th, 2008, 1:08 pm

I be in Shropshire at the beginning of the 19thC, that I be! I be going to my father's funeral on a dewy summer night, as t'is the custom around these parts. My brother has volunteered to be the Sin Eater, that he has.

I do be speakin' in a strange way, that I do! :D I do be thinkin' that I be takin' a long time to read this there book due to the dialect t'is written in.


(I'm trying to get my head round the dialect - I find myself trying the say the accent in my head, in fact I think I would understand it better if I said it out loud!! LOL)
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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donroc
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Location: Winter Haven, Florida
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Postby donroc » Wed September 10th, 2008, 2:29 pm

Amsterdam, 1643 -- starting 2nd draft of sequel to ROCAMORA. My Spanish MC is experiencing his first encounter with ice skating on the frozen canals.
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Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

http://www.donaldmichaelplatt.com
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXZthhY6OtI&feature=channel_page

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EC2
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Location: Nottingham UK
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Postby EC2 » Wed September 10th, 2008, 3:15 pm

"Vanessa" wrote:I be in Shropshire at the beginning of the 19thC, that I be! I be going to my father's funeral on a dewy summer night, as t'is the custom around these parts. My brother has volunteered to be the Sin Eater, that he has.

I do be speakin' in a strange way, that I do! :D I do be thinkin' that I be takin' a long time to read this there book due to the dialect t'is written in.


(I'm trying to get my head round the dialect - I find myself trying the say the accent in my head, in fact I think I would understand it better if I said it out loud!! LOL)


My dear, you do sound roightly to be speaking some form of Dorset or Wiltshire so 'ee do!
Still, it do sound nice. If it was written in a Nottinghamshire accent it'd be horrid!

Meanwhile, I am at the Tudor court in London and have just been appointed a holy fool to the dying young king Edward.
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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