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John Sliz
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Post by John Sliz » Mon September 10th, 2012, 8:23 pm

Hello, I just joined this forum and this is my first post. My wife and I are always open to new authors so I look forward to reading the recommendations.
We also travel a fair amount and we just came back from Germany, Poland, Czech Republic and Austria. Two weeks, one car and a lot of historical places to visit.

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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.
Location: California Bay Area

Post by MLE (Emily Cotton) » Mon September 10th, 2012, 8:34 pm

Welcome, John! You'll find historical fiction book recommendations here for almost every place on the globe.

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donroc
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Post by donroc » Mon September 10th, 2012, 11:29 pm

Welcome, John, 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.

http://www.donaldmichaelplatt.com
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXZthhY6 ... annel_page

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Post by Misfit » Tue September 11th, 2012, 12:50 am

Hi John, glad you found us.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Post by parthianbow » Tue September 11th, 2012, 5:46 am

Welcome, John! That sounds like a great trip you just had.
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 boswellbaxter » Tue September 11th, 2012, 12:10 pm

Welcome! Glad to have you here.
Susan Higginbotham
Coming in October: The Woodvilles


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Post by fljustice » Tue September 11th, 2012, 2:21 pm

Welcome, John! We also like to travel, but haven't made it to Eastern Europe. Sounds like a great trip.
Faith L. Justice, Author Website
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LoveHistory
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Post by LoveHistory » Tue September 11th, 2012, 3:00 pm

Nice to meet you, John.

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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Tue September 11th, 2012, 6:23 pm

Welcome to the forum, John.

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Post by Carla » Fri September 14th, 2012, 9:00 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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