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DeAnnaCameron
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Hello from (sorta sunny) SoCal

Post by DeAnnaCameron » Tue February 8th, 2011, 8:49 pm

Hello! What an amazing forum. So many terrific resources, and so much rich knowledge here. I wish I had discovered it back when I was writing my debut novel (set against the backdrop of the belly dancing scandal at the 1893 Chicago World's Fair).

Better late than never, though, right?

When I'm not Internet surfing (read: procrastinating), I'm working on my second novel (about a fictional vaudeville theater in 1907 New York) and reading everything I can get my hands on about Florenz Ziegfeld and other theatrical managers of that era.
DANCING AT THE CHANCE, love and vaudeville in Old New York (Berkley/April)
THE BELLY DANCER, a novel of the 1893 Chicago World's Fair (Berkley/out now)
www.deannacameron.com

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Post by fljustice » Tue February 8th, 2011, 9:22 pm

Welcome to the forum, DeAnna and good luck with your books!
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Post by Misfit » Tue February 8th, 2011, 10:56 pm

Hi and welcome aboard. The more the merrier.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Post by SarahWoodbury » Wed February 9th, 2011, 1:45 am

Welcome to the forum! Good luck with your books.

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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 February 9th, 2011, 2:33 am

Hi DeAnna. What book got you started reading HF?

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LoveHistory
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Post by LoveHistory » Wed February 9th, 2011, 2:57 am

Welcome to HFO, DeAnna!

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Post by boswellbaxter » Wed February 9th, 2011, 3:50 am

Welcome, DeAnna!
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


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

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Post by parthianbow » Wed February 9th, 2011, 7:53 am

Welcome to HFO, DeAnna!
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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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 February 9th, 2011, 8:13 am

Welcome, Deanna! 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 Carla » Wed February 9th, 2011, 10:41 am

Hello and welcome!
PATHS OF EXILE - love, war, honour and betrayal in Anglo-Saxon Northumbria
Editor's Choice, Historical Novels Review, August 2009
Now available as e-book on Amazon Kindleand in Kindle, Epub (Nook, Sony Reader), Palm and other formats on Smashwords
Website: http://www.carlanayland.org
Blog: http://carlanayland.blogspot.com

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