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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 » Mon August 8th, 2011, 6:29 pm

Welcome, Diane! 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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wordscribe
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Lots of stuff!

Post by wordscribe » Mon August 8th, 2011, 7:02 pm

[quote=""MLE""]Hi Diane! What old things do you collect?[/quote]

Oh, lots of things! Art, quirky little objects from flea markets and around here instead of yard sales, they call them stoop sales because they are on the stoops of the brownstone buildings.

My favorite art is a poster from 1938 that has a bunch of mermaids in a circle, it's for a sparkling French beverage.

Thanks for all the additional welcomes, too!

Diane

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "Tidelands" by Philippa Gregory
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime, dual time-frame
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Mon August 8th, 2011, 7:44 pm

Hi Diane and welcome, have fun on the boards.
Currently reading: "Tidelands" by Philippa Gregory

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Post by Carla » Tue August 16th, 2011, 7:18 pm

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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Post by LoobyG » Tue August 16th, 2011, 7:19 pm

Hello and welcome Diane! :)

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Post by wendy » Wed August 17th, 2011, 7:17 pm

Hi Diane. Brooklyn, eh? I love your suspension bridge - so much fascinating history associated with the Roeblings! Enjoy your time here.
Wendy K. Perriman
Fire on Dark Water (Penguin, 2011)
http://www.wendyperriman.com
http://www.FireOnDarkWater.com

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Post by parthianbow » Fri September 9th, 2011, 4:02 pm

Very late to the party, but welcome to HFO, Diane!
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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Post by EC2 » Sat September 10th, 2011, 1:55 pm

Even later to the party than Ben, but welcome all the same Diane!
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

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Post by stu1883 » Tue September 13th, 2011, 7:30 am

Hi Diane, welcome to our little corner of the web!

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