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Shaddix1980
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Hello fellow history buffs

Post by Shaddix1980 » Mon October 8th, 2012, 4:49 am

Hello from Sacramento, Ca.

My name is Christopher and I am a writer who loves history, namely anything to do with the Roman Republic and Empire. I am a published author and former video game writer with over seven years experience. But, I've been studying Roman history for twelve years, but it doesn't end just with Roman as I love history in general.

http://www.amazon.com/Swords-Rome-Chris ... ds+of+rome

http://www.amazon.com/Swords-Rome-ebook ... ds+of+rome

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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 October 8th, 2012, 7:54 am

Welcome, Christopher! 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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Madeleine
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Currently reading: "The Lantern Men" by Elly Griffiths
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Post by Madeleine » Mon October 8th, 2012, 8:48 am

HI Christopher and welcome.
Currently reading: "The Lantern Men" by Elly Griffiths

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Post by parthianbow » Mon October 8th, 2012, 10:21 am

Hi Christopher, and welcome to HFO. Best of luck with Swords of Rome (from a fellow Romanophile)!
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Ben Kane
Bestselling author of Roman military fiction.
Spartacus - UK release 19 Jan. 2012. US release June 2012.

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Post by fljustice » Mon October 8th, 2012, 3:58 pm

Welcome Christopher. Lots of Roman readers/writers here. Best of luck with your books!
Faith L. Justice, Author Website
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Post by sweetpotatoboy » Mon October 8th, 2012, 4:07 pm

Good to have you here. Welcome to the forum.

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Post by EC2 » Mon October 8th, 2012, 7:31 pm

Welcome Christopher - hope you enjoy the forum.
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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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 8th, 2012, 8:02 pm

Hi Christopher! I'm a Californian, too -- the bay area.

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Post by donroc » Mon October 8th, 2012, 10:46 pm

Welcome, Christopher, and enjoy from a San Franciscan in exile.
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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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LoveHistory
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Post by LoveHistory » Tue October 9th, 2012, 11:27 pm

Nice to meet you, Christopher.

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