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David Hill
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Hello from New York City

Post by David Hill » Mon October 1st, 2012, 3:12 pm

Hi, I'm David Hill from New York --

I've been reading historical fiction for many years. My favorite books include Graves's I, Claudius, all the Flashman novels, the Hornblower series, Ken Follett's Pillars of the Earth, most books by Gary Jennings, and L. Sprague De Camp's The Dragon of the Ishtar Gate.

Although I have been primarily a science fiction writer, I am now more interested in historical fiction. At Drake's Command, my novel about the second circumnavigation of the world, will be published by Temerulone Press in November.

I look forward to many interesting conversations here. All best.
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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Long Call" by Ann Cleeves
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime, dual time-frame
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Mon October 1st, 2012, 3:57 pm

HI David and welcome. Good luck with the book!
Currently reading: "The Long Call" by Ann Cleeves

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Wolfshead
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Location: Outskirts of Glasgow

Post by Wolfshead » Mon October 1st, 2012, 8:23 pm

Hi David :)
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donroc
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Post by donroc » Mon October 1st, 2012, 10:49 pm

Welcome, David, 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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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 October 1st, 2012, 11:26 pm

Glad to have you, David! I'm another renaissance nut. Such a pivotal time in history!

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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 » Tue October 2nd, 2012, 8:27 am

Welcome, David! 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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Post by erechwydd » Tue October 2nd, 2012, 2:12 pm

Welcome to the forum, David. :)

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Post by Misfit » Tue October 2nd, 2012, 2:51 pm

Hi David, welcome aboard.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Tue October 2nd, 2012, 3:12 pm

Hi David.
Welcome to the best forum in the world!!

David Hill
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Thanks, all, for such a warm welcome

Post by David Hill » Tue October 2nd, 2012, 6:04 pm

I'm looking forward to exploring the discussion threads and finding some good new reads. All best.

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