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rebecca
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Post by rebecca » Sun July 17th, 2011, 6:11 am

Hello Everyone :)
as to be expected I love historical fiction and found this site by reading the acknowledgments in one of Elizabeth Chadwick books. I am passionate about books and am rather eclectic in my reading choices. I have just finished 'Lady of the English(loved it!)' :D and am now scratching my head as to what to choose next :confused: from my large TBR list from Joanna Trollope to Margaret George or Susan Higginbotham and Anne Easter Smith. Ah dear, decisions-decisions. :rolleyes:
I hope one day to publish my own novel but it is still a work in progress.
I live in a very wintry Adelaide(Australia) but am not complaining-I love the cold.
Best wishes to everyone
Bec --PS: I am a bit of a dumb cluck when it comes to computers so hope I post this correctly.

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Amanda
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Location: Sydney, Australia

Post by Amanda » Sun July 17th, 2011, 8:23 am

Welcome Rebecca!

Be prepared to have your shelves groaning with recommendations from here in short order........

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sweetpotatoboy
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Location: London, UK

Post by sweetpotatoboy » Sun July 17th, 2011, 8:58 am

Welcome. Great to have you here.

rebecca
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Post by rebecca » Sun July 17th, 2011, 9:35 am

Thank you Amanda and Sweetpotatoboy :)
for your nice welcome. I will look forward to all recommendations. I truly am a tremendous bookworm and have the glasses to prove it :cool: :D lol.

I wish all a lovely day as mine is winding down.

Best wishes :)

Bec

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Vanessa
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Posts: 4233
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 » Sun July 17th, 2011, 10:22 am

Welcome, Rebecca! 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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boswellbaxter
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Location: North Carolina
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Post by boswellbaxter » Sun July 17th, 2011, 2:46 pm

Hi, Rebecca, glad to have you here!
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


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

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Misfit
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Location: Seattle, WA

Post by Misfit » Sun July 17th, 2011, 4:11 pm

Hi Rebecca and welcome. Jump in anywhere, we're a friendly bunch and love to corrupt fellow readers and add to the groaning piles of books :D
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Lantern Men" by Elly Griffiths
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Sun July 17th, 2011, 7:26 pm

Hi Rebecca and welcome. Have fun here.
Currently reading: "The Lantern Men" by Elly Griffiths

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EC2
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Location: Nottingham UK
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Post by EC2 » Sun July 17th, 2011, 8:07 pm

Hi Rebecca,
Glad you found us! We are indeed a friendly bunch and yes, your TBR will reach insane proportions! :)
Les proz e les vassals
Souvent entre piez de chevals
Kar ja li coard n’I chasront

'The Brave and the valiant
Are always to be found between the hooves of horses
For never will cowards fall down there.'

Histoire de Guillaume le Mareschal

www.elizabethchadwick.com

Ash
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Location: Arizona, USA

Post by Ash » Sun July 17th, 2011, 10:07 pm

Welcome, Rebecca! There are several here who are a bit green with envy that you have Lady of the English and finished it. (I am counting the days...) Is that the first Chadwick you've read? If not, there are many more that await you! The Greatest Knight is the first of the Marshall books, for a start.

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