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donroc
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Post by donroc » Sat October 4th, 2008, 2:38 pm

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

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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.
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Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Sat October 4th, 2008, 6:31 pm

Welcome from me, too.

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Post by Divia » Sat October 4th, 2008, 9:13 pm

Howdy :)

Welcome aboard!
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Moseyer
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Thanks to everyone

Post by Moseyer » Sat October 4th, 2008, 9:31 pm

for such warm welcomes! Today was a whirlwind with my 5 year-old granddaughter and I'm now unwinding by meandering around HFO. I've read a dozen or so threads and hundreds of entries and want to respond to lots of things, but find myself rather overwhelmed. :o I also have much to learn about the nuts and bolts techniques of this particular format. :confused: Mostly I'm adding to an already fat folder of new authors and titles. It would seem that my tastes in HF are much narrower than I imagined and I look forward to the horizon-broadening potential offered here. :) (I've never been able to generate smilies before--what fun!!)
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Post by diamondlil » Sat October 4th, 2008, 10:06 pm

If there is anything you need help with just let us know. I am sure that either the Admin or the other members will assist you in anything you need.
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chuck
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Post by chuck » Sat October 4th, 2008, 11:21 pm

A warm welcome Moseyer

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Margaret
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Interest in HF: I can't answer this in 100 characters. Sorry.
Favourite HF book: Checkmate, the final novel in the Lymond series
Preferred HF: Literary novels. Late medieval and Renaissance.
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Post by Margaret » Sat October 4th, 2008, 11:36 pm

Yes, Moseyer and I are both Portlanders - she from Portland, Maine, and me from Portland, Oregon. I love that her profile picture is a Fielding! Annis and I were just sharing information about Henry and John, of Tom Jones and the Bow Street Runners fame, in connection with her Rapscallion review.
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Julianne Douglas
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Post by Julianne Douglas » Sun October 5th, 2008, 12:50 am

Welcome, Moyserer! I'd love to learn more about Henry Fielding's sister. Maybe sometime you could start a thread about her.

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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Mon October 6th, 2008, 12:23 pm

Welcome to the forum!!

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Post by Carla » Tue October 7th, 2008, 2:05 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
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