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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 » Tue May 29th, 2012, 9:22 am

I'm in 18thC Sussex in the company of Jenny the elephant, who has just had a lovely swim across a lake.
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 Black Friar" by S G MacLean & "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Tue May 29th, 2012, 1:02 pm

That sounds like a good idea!
Currently reading "The Black Friar" by S G MacLean, "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott & "The Seagull" by Ann Cleeves

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Post by Misfit » Tue May 29th, 2012, 2:23 pm

Alabama, 1790s.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Black Friar" by S G MacLean & "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Wed June 6th, 2012, 11:25 am

Dartmoor, 19th century.
Currently reading "The Black Friar" by S G MacLean, "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott & "The Seagull" by Ann Cleeves

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Ludmilla
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Location: Georgia USA

Post by Ludmilla » Wed June 6th, 2012, 1:30 pm

1780s Russia.

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lauragill
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Post by lauragill » Wed June 6th, 2012, 4:50 pm

Ancient Egypt, 14th century B.C.

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Black Friar" by S G MacLean & "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Tue June 12th, 2012, 11:15 am

Modern day Salem, Mass.
Currently reading "The Black Friar" by S G MacLean, "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott & "The Seagull" by Ann Cleeves

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Black Friar" by S G MacLean & "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Tue June 26th, 2012, 9:01 am

Victorian London.
Currently reading "The Black Friar" by S G MacLean, "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott & "The Seagull" by Ann Cleeves

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fljustice
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Post by fljustice » Tue June 26th, 2012, 2:22 pm

In the Forbidden City in 19th Century China.
Faith L. Justice, Author Website
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DanielAWillis
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Saving the tsar!

Post by DanielAWillis » Tue June 26th, 2012, 3:27 pm

I'm in 1881 St. Petersburg, about to create an alternate timeline by saving Tsar Alexander II from assassination.
Daniel A. Willis
Author: Chronicle of the Mages series
www.DanielAWillis.com

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