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Posts: 19
Joined: December 2017
Currently reading: The Cottingley Secret by Hazel Gaynor
Interest in HF: I’ve always loved fiction and history, so historical fiction is my happy reading zone. I think the books that cemented hist fic as my favourite were Random Passage and Waiting for Time by Bernice Morgan. I have a special interest in: WWII, Ireland, England, Italy, Canada (especially Newfoundland and Labrador), women’s history/herstory and folklore.
Favourite HF book: Can’t pick one. Recently enjoyed The Good People by Hannah Kent.
Preferred HF: I have a special interest in WWII period, especially relating to women’s history, codebreaking work, Bletchley Park. I tend to most enjoy literary fiction rather than comercial or popular fiction, but read a range.
Location: Canada

New member Dec 017

Post by Baylou » Mon December 18th, 2017, 1:22 am

Hi all,

I happily found a link to this forum after googling historical fiction. I look forward to spending some time here. I don’t have much experience with message boards like this, but hopefully will get the hang before long, so bear with me please if I post in the wrong place or something.

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Posts: 9581
Joined: August 2008
Location: Seattle, WA

Re: New member Dec 017

Post by Misfit » Mon December 18th, 2017, 1:27 pm

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

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Posts: 5640
Joined: August 2008
Currently reading: "The Lost Man" by Jane Harper & "Cragside" by L J Ross
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Re: New member Dec 017

Post by Madeleine » Tue December 19th, 2017, 9:42 am

Hi and welcome.
Currently reading "Cragside" by L J Ross & "The Lost Man" by Jane Harper

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Joined: August 2008
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

Re: New member Dec 017

Post by Vanessa » Tue December 19th, 2017, 9:48 am

Welcome, Baylou! 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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