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aceuggy
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Hello from Wiltshire

Post by aceuggy » Tue October 5th, 2010, 5:50 pm

Just stumbled upon your forum today and it's rather taken my breath away! I had no idea there were so many books and authors that I not only haven't read, but didn't know existed. This place is clearly a wealth of information and I look forward to dipping in often. My only real experience of HF is Bernard Cornwell and his Sharpe and Alfred the Great books. I obviously have a great deal of catching up to do.

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Rowan
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Posts: 1462
Joined: August 2008
Interest in HF: I love history, but it's boring in school. Historical fiction brings it alive for me.
Preferred HF: Iron-Age Britain, Roman Britain, Medieval Britain
Location: New Orleans
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Post by Rowan » Tue October 5th, 2010, 6:16 pm

Hiya aceuggy! Welcome to the forum. Yes, this site is the best on the internet, by far. I am thankful every day for its existence. Glad you joined us. :)

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Misfit
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Joined: August 2008
Location: Seattle, WA

Post by Misfit » Tue October 5th, 2010, 6:23 pm

Hi there, yes this place is awesome and can really do damage to your reading plans (in a good way). HFO and Goodreads are two of my favorite places to be. Forget FB.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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boswellbaxter
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Location: North Carolina
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Post by boswellbaxter » Tue October 5th, 2010, 6:29 pm

Glad to have you here, aceuggy!
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


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http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/blog/

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LoveHistory
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Location: Wisconsin, USA
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Post by LoveHistory » Tue October 5th, 2010, 6:49 pm

Nice to meet you, aceuggy! I'm sure you'll love it here.

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Vanessa
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Joined: August 2008
Currently reading: The Farm at the Edge of the World by Sarah Vaughan
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 October 5th, 2010, 6:53 pm

Welcome, Aceuggy! Hope you enjoy it here.
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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Posts: 5749
Joined: August 2008
Currently reading: "The Night Hawks" by Elly Griffiths
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime, dual time-frame
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Tue October 5th, 2010, 7:01 pm

Hi aceuggy and welcome, have fun on the boards.
Currently reading: "The Night Hawks" by Elly Griffiths

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parthianbow
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Location: Nr. Bristol, SW England
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Post by parthianbow » Tue October 5th, 2010, 7:43 pm

Hello aceuggy, and welcome from not far away from you (North Somerset)!
"Ace Uggy" as in top boots?! ;)
Ben Kane
Bestselling author of Roman military fiction.
Spartacus - UK release 19 Jan. 2012. US release June 2012.

http://www.benkane.net
Twitter: @benkaneauthor

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LoobyG
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Location: Derbyshire, UK

Post by LoobyG » Tue October 5th, 2010, 8:53 pm

Hello and welcome Aceuggy! Hope you enjoy it here :)

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SarahWoodbury
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Location: Pendleton, Oregon
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Post by SarahWoodbury » Tue October 5th, 2010, 9:07 pm

Welcome to the boards!

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