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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Seagull" by Ann Cleeves & "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Sun February 20th, 2011, 6:05 pm

"Vanessa" wrote:Probably one of the reasons why I'm interested in reading/watching it!! :o :D


I thought so ;) I've just bought the two parts of Book 3 in the series. I think he's well-cast in his role.
Currently reading "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott & "The Seagull" by Ann Cleeves

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Vanessa
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Currently reading: An Abiding Fire by M L Logue & The Flower Girls by Alice Clark Platts
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 » Thu February 24th, 2011, 9:17 am

I'm in present day France, staying at my vampire friend's mother's chateau. Lucky me! :eek: :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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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Seagull" by Ann Cleeves & "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Mon February 28th, 2011, 3:23 pm

Trenton, New Jersey.
Currently reading "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott & "The Seagull" by Ann Cleeves

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EC2
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Location: Nottingham UK
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Post by EC2 » Mon February 28th, 2011, 7:44 pm

I'm in Malta in 1942, eating thinly sliced corned beef and stale bread and wishing I'd never volunteered to come here as a Spitfire pilot.
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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donroc
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Location: Winter Haven, Florida
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Post by donroc » Tue March 1st, 2011, 12:11 am

It is June 24, 826 in the Carolingian empire, and my MC is at the peaceful mass conversion to Christianity by 400 Danes led by Harald Klak, King of Jutland, in Mainz.
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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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emr
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Location: Castilla

Post by emr » Fri March 4th, 2011, 7:39 pm

91 AD, the Coliseum. There is smoke everywhere.

He whistles and the three legged dog comes trotting out, a half-chewed glove hanging from her teeth...
"So many books, so little time."
— Frank Zappa

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Seagull" by Ann Cleeves & "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Mon March 21st, 2011, 2:36 pm

Just about to leave London for Norfolk, England.
Currently reading "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott & "The Seagull" by Ann Cleeves

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fljustice
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Location: Brooklyn, NY
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Post by fljustice » Mon March 21st, 2011, 4:06 pm

Sherwood Forest with Alan Dale.
Faith L. Justice, Author Website

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LoveHistory
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Location: Wisconsin, USA
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Post by LoveHistory » Mon March 21st, 2011, 4:54 pm

Casterbridge, England.

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Post by Misfit » Mon March 21st, 2011, 4:58 pm

Carisbrooke Castle with Charles I as a guest.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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