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Post by donroc » Fri March 11th, 2011, 2:16 am

Welcome, David, and enjoy.

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

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Post by Alisha Marie Klapheke » Fri March 11th, 2011, 3:26 am

Welcome, David. This is an awesome place to be. Congrats on your books!

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Post by LoveHistory » Fri March 11th, 2011, 3:51 am

Hi Dave. Nice to meet you.

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Post by wendy » Fri March 11th, 2011, 1:29 pm

Welcome aboard. Enjoy!
Wendy K. Perriman
Fire on Dark Water (Penguin, 2011)

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Post by David Ross Erickson » Fri March 11th, 2011, 6:26 pm

Thanks, everybody! Lots of great-looking books here!

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Post by anne whitfield » Sat March 12th, 2011, 11:28 pm

Hi David.

Welcome to the forum!

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Post by stu1883 » Sat March 19th, 2011, 9:51 am

[quote=""David Ross Erickson""]Hello! New guy here, call me Dave.

Avid history buff and reader of both historical fiction and lots and lots of non-fiction. I've recently written a novel entitled The War God's Men, about the First Punic War (Rome vs. Carthage). Also, an epic fantasy The Blood Gate, which has lots of historical feel. The main character is patterned after Pyrrhus of Epirus. (I don't usually say that in public due to peoples' eyes glazing over.) Most of the stories about Pyrrhus are pretty fantastic, so the subject lends itself well to a fantasy treatment.

Anyway, I've read lots of historical fiction, much of it military-themed. I'm reading Stephenson's Quicksilver right now and have enjoyed Michael Curtis Ford, Steven Pressfield, Stephen Lawhead and many others.[/quote]

Welcome aboard Dave, you will find us all very nice here - hope you find it a worthwhile experience.

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