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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Comforts of Home" by Susan Hill
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Sat September 8th, 2012, 11:12 am

The Haunting by Alan Titchmarsh.
Currently reading: "The Comforts of Home" by Susan Hill

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princess garnet
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Post by princess garnet » Sun September 9th, 2012, 5:32 pm

Mary Boleyn by Alison Weir (paperback ed.)

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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Comforts of Home" by Susan Hill
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Sun September 9th, 2012, 6:50 pm

Just ordered The Lewis Man by Peter May, 2nd in a trilogy set on the Isle of Lewis.
Currently reading: "The Comforts of Home" by Susan Hill

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Nefret
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Favourite HF book: Welsh Princes trilogy
Preferred HF: The Middle Ages (England), New Kingdom Egypt, Medieval France
Location: Temple of Isis

Post by Nefret » Wed September 12th, 2012, 9:52 pm

(From the library)

Lady of the Rivers by Philippa Gregory
Queen Hereafter by Susan Fraser King
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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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 » Fri September 14th, 2012, 12:03 pm

The Gilded Lily by Deborah Swift
The House of Velvet & Glass by Katherine Howe
The Sins of the Father by Jeffrey Archer
The House on Willow Street by Cathy Kelly
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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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Comforts of Home" by Susan Hill
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
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Post by Madeleine » Sat September 15th, 2012, 4:59 pm

A second hand copy of C J Sansom's "Sovereign" bought on holiday in a charity bookstall at a cafe (mine is buried somewhere deep in the tbr stacks, and I'm desperate to crack on with this series), and "Believing the Lie" by Elizabeth George, bought in the supermarket today, and I've ordered "The Cadaver Game" by Kate Ellis.

I've also ordered "The Lady's Slipper" and "The Gilded Lily", both by Deborah Swift, and "Fear in the Shadows" by Nicola Upson.
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Location: born and raised in Texas

Lennon

Post by Texas » Thu September 20th, 2012, 5:18 pm

It's odd to me, but the Beatles are now "historical"--it was fifty years ago! I've just ordered a biography of John Lennon. I miss him--not so much the music as the interviews.

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Ludmilla
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Post by Ludmilla » Fri September 21st, 2012, 1:26 pm

Moonflower Vine by Jetta Carleton. I didn't realize this had been kindlized until just now, and it's available for under $6 USD.

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Nefret
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Post by Nefret » Fri September 21st, 2012, 6:13 pm

I Am the Chosen King by Helen Hollick
Into battle we ride with Gods by our side
We are strong and not afraid to die
We have an urge to kill and our lust for blood has to be fulfilled
WE´LL FIGHT TILL THE END! And send our enemies straight to Hell!
- "Into Battle"
{Ensiferum}

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Madeleine
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Post by Madeleine » Mon September 24th, 2012, 8:51 am

"The Glass Room" by Ann Cleeves - modern crime, and just bought Linwood Barclay's "The Accident".
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