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nona
Bibliophile
Location: Oklahoma

Postby nona » Fri September 12th, 2008, 6:10 pm

lol, yeah I'm lucky if I get 30-50 a day. I've been known to read till 2 am and et a couple hundered pages in but it's got to be a great book otherwise the day catches up ad I'm out by 10 pm

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Sun September 14th, 2008, 12:44 pm

Monterey California 1844.

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Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Currently reading: The Road To Newgate by Kate Braithwaite & Darling Blue by Tracy Rees (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 14th, 2008, 2:41 pm

I'm in London in 1711.
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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EC2
Bibliomaniac
Location: Nottingham UK
Contact:

Postby EC2 » Sun September 14th, 2008, 2:43 pm

Talking to Robert Dudley in the Tower of London
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

chuck
Bibliophile
Location: Ciinaminson NJ

Postby chuck » Tue September 16th, 2008, 4:27 am

In 11th century Byzantium with Harold Haadrada and his Vikings......

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diamondlil
Bibliomaniac

Postby diamondlil » Tue September 16th, 2008, 12:11 pm

In contemporary Edinburgh during a Festival, watching seemingly unconnected lives become connected as they unravel.
My Blog - Reading Adventures

All things Historical Fiction - Historical Tapestry


There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

Carla
Compulsive Reader
Contact:

Postby Carla » Tue September 16th, 2008, 6:23 pm

First century AD Roman Chester.
PATHS OF EXILE - love, war, honour and betrayal in Anglo-Saxon Northumbria
Editor's Choice, Historical Novels Review, August 2009
Now available as e-book on Amazon Kindleand in Kindle, Epub (Nook, Sony Reader), Palm and other formats on Smashwords
Website: http://www.carlanayland.org
Blog: http://carlanayland.blogspot.com

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EC2
Bibliomaniac
Location: Nottingham UK
Contact:

Postby EC2 » Tue September 16th, 2008, 6:26 pm

Waiting for Queen Mary Tudor to give birth to the non-existent baby.
(still working through The Queen's Fool)
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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diamondlil
Bibliomaniac

Postby diamondlil » Wed September 17th, 2008, 9:18 am

I am in Thebes in Ancient Egypt
My Blog - Reading Adventures



All things Historical Fiction - Historical Tapestry





There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.



Edith Wharton

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Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Sun September 21st, 2008, 10:01 pm

Oslo, Norway, April 1940. The Germans have just invaded and taken control of the country.


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