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Post by SonjaMarie » Fri September 11th, 2009, 2:30 am

Pompeii, London/England, France, and various. All non-fiction at the moment.

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Post by Nefret » Fri September 11th, 2009, 4:25 am

England. During the reigns of Charles II and Henry VIII.

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Vanessa
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Post by Vanessa » Sun September 13th, 2009, 8:50 am

In the 19thC - either with Sir John and Lady Jane Franklin in Van Diemen's Land, Tasmania, or with Charles Dickens and Wilkie Collins in London.
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Post by Susanna Kearsley » Sun September 13th, 2009, 8:04 pm

I'm in WWII Malaya trying to survive life as POW with the assistance of a Very Good-Looking Australian who is currently off stealing chickens for me...

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Post by Vanessa » Sun September 13th, 2009, 8:58 pm

"Susanna Kearsley" wrote:I'm in WWII Malaya trying to survive life as POW with the assistance of a Very Good-Looking Australian who is currently off stealing chickens for me...


Lucky you, Susanna! :D
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Post by Susanna Kearsley » Sun September 13th, 2009, 9:54 pm

Yes, I know -- I've always had a thing for those Australians! ;)

(Blame Rod Taylor...)

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Post by Divia » Mon September 14th, 2009, 12:26 am

my husband is dead and now my son, the heir has been taken hostage. :eek:
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Post by Nefret » Mon September 14th, 2009, 3:15 am

In England, with Thomas Moore and family. Henry VIII just became king.

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Post by Madeleine » Fri September 18th, 2009, 11:24 am

Not sure of the exact year but it's Victorian London (Fingersmith)
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Post by Madeleine » Tue October 13th, 2009, 11:16 am

Still in Victorian London (the Holborn/Bloomsbury area to be precise) in 1881.
Currently reading "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott & "The Seagull" by Ann Cleeves

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