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lisajjb
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Post by lisajjb » Wed December 15th, 2010, 3:03 pm

I used to be a member of another historical fiction forum that must have been joined with this one? I recognize a number of the members, anyway :) Glad to find you all!

I read mostly English medieval history with some WWII thrown in for variety. I'm currently reading Fall of Giants by Ken Follett and Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman. Was very excited about Follett's new trilogy, but am finding it really slow going. :(

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Post by Misfit » Wed December 15th, 2010, 3:10 pm

Hi lisajjb, was it the old board you are thinking of? It's been so long I can't even remember the name of it anymore. Glad you found us.
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Alisha Marie Klapheke
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Post by Alisha Marie Klapheke » Wed December 15th, 2010, 3:11 pm

Welcome! I was wondering about Follett's new trilogy. Perhaps I'll borrow it instead of purchasing...

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Post by boswellbaxter » Wed December 15th, 2010, 3:14 pm

Welcome, lisajjb! Glad to have you here.
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Post by SarahWoodbury » Wed December 15th, 2010, 4:17 pm

Glad you made it over here!

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "Longstone" by L J Ross
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Wed December 15th, 2010, 4:17 pm

Welcome lisa jb. I'm also a fan of mediaeval history, and the Tudors. Have fun on here!
Currently reading: "Longstone" by L J Ross

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MLE (Emily Cotton)
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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.
Location: California Bay Area

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Wed December 15th, 2010, 4:41 pm

Glad you found us, Lisa! Over there I had a different name, but you might remember the llady with the llama avatar. As you can see, I've switched to my daughter's horse. What was your old forum name?

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sweetpotatoboy
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Wed December 15th, 2010, 5:11 pm

So great you found us again. How long has it been since that happened? I'd almost forgotten we had a previous incarnation...

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Post by LoobyG » Wed December 15th, 2010, 5:32 pm

Hello and welcome lisajjb! :)

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Vanessa
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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 » Wed December 15th, 2010, 5:39 pm

Welcome, Lisa! 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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