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Post by GoldiHana » Fri December 10th, 2010, 3:57 pm

Hi I'm Hana from England and well done if you've already guessed it :p I love History and Literature! So naturally I love Historical Fiction! I've recentantly just finished reading Rebel Heiress - which is actually how I found this site! (I was looking up about Elizabeth on the internet, and there was a link to a dicussion on here).

I love writing - like I'm sure many of you do - but I'm mostly here to dicuss works I've read, or hunt for new books I may love! :)

Looking forward to see you around :)

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Post by boswellbaxter » Fri December 10th, 2010, 4:02 pm

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


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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Fri December 10th, 2010, 4:06 pm

Welcome to the forum. Great to have you here.

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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 » Fri December 10th, 2010, 4:26 pm

Welcome, Hana! I 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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Post by fljustice » Fri December 10th, 2010, 5:28 pm

Welcome, Hana! Did your parents name you after the Japanese word for flower, or is your name an alternate spelling of Hannah? Just wanted to know because my daughter is a Hannah, but we toyed with Hana for awhile before she was born. In any case, I'm sure you'll have a great time here!
Faith L. Justice, Author Website

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Currently reading: "Murder on the Ile Sordou" by M L Longworth
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime, dual time-frame
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Fri December 10th, 2010, 8:20 pm

Hi Hana and welcome. Do you still have snow where you are?! Have fun on the boards.
Currently reading "Murder on the Ile Sordou" by M L Longworth

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Post by LoveHistory » Fri December 10th, 2010, 9:03 pm

Welcome, Hana! You'll get lots of suggestions for more great reads here. We're a bad influence in that way. ;)

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Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favourite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Fri December 10th, 2010, 9:34 pm

Hi Hana! What is your favorite HF book?

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Post by donroc » Sat December 11th, 2010, 12:10 am

Welcome and enjoy.

Bodo the Apostate, a novel set during the reign of Louis the Pious and end of the Carolingian Empire.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXZthhY6 ... annel_page

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Post by Misfit » Sat December 11th, 2010, 12:57 am

Hi Hana, glad you found us.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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