Welcome to the Historical Fiction Online forums: a friendly place to discuss, review and discover historical fiction.
If this is your first visit, please be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above.
You will have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed.
To start viewing posts, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Hello

Don't forget to read the rules before posting!
User avatar
greyjay
Scribbler
Posts: 21
Joined: October 2008
Location: Abilene Texas

Hello

Post by greyjay » Sun October 26th, 2008, 12:18 am

Hello everyone,

Glad to find this site and glad to see other historical fiction fans out there. Where I live in Abilene, not many people care for it. Not that I've found anyway.

I like medieval type fiction ala Pillars of the earth and Cathedral of the Sea.

See you around the site!

User avatar
Misfit
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 9581
Joined: August 2008
Location: Seattle, WA

Post by Misfit » Sun October 26th, 2008, 12:34 am

Welcome Greyjay.

User avatar
boswellbaxter
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 3066
Joined: August 2008
Location: North Carolina
Contact:

Post by boswellbaxter » Sun October 26th, 2008, 12:48 am

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


http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/
http://www.susanhigginbotham.com/blog/

User avatar
donroc
Compulsive Reader
Posts: 858
Joined: August 2008
Location: Winter Haven, Florida
Contact:

Post by donroc » Sun October 26th, 2008, 1:10 am

Delighted you found us. Welcome and enjoy.
Image

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

Ash
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 2475
Joined: August 2008
Location: Arizona, USA

Post by Ash » Sun October 26th, 2008, 1:26 am

Not sure if you listen to it, but Garrison Keillors Prarie Home Companion was in your town last week. I liked the things he said about it - never been there but it made me want to perhaps some day (tho I want to visit Austin first)

User avatar
Divia
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 4435
Joined: August 2008
Location: Always Cloudy, Central New York

Post by Divia » Sun October 26th, 2008, 3:12 am

ahhh, someone got my PM ;)

Welcome to the board that is actually active! :)
News, views, and reviews on books and graphic novels for young adult.
http://yabookmarks.blogspot.com/

User avatar
diamondlil
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 2642
Joined: August 2008

Post by diamondlil » Sun October 26th, 2008, 5:40 am

Hello and welcome!

I would love to hear some of your thoughts about Cathedral of the Sea.


Marg
My Blog - Reading Adventures

All things Historical Fiction - Historical Tapestry


There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

User avatar
Vanessa
Bibliomaniac
Posts: 4233
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

Post by Vanessa » Sun October 26th, 2008, 10:25 am

Hi Greyjay

Hello and welcome! Hope you enjoy it here.

I have Cathedral of the Sea on my TBR pile, so I would also be interested in how you enjoyed it.
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

User avatar
Leyland
Bibliophile
Posts: 1042
Joined: August 2008
Location: Travelers Rest SC

Post by Leyland » Sun October 26th, 2008, 12:43 pm

Hello Greyjay - very happy to have a Texan join us and look forward to your posts!
We are the music makers, And we are the dreamers of dreams ~ Arthur O'Shaughnessy, Ode

Carla
Compulsive Reader
Posts: 965
Joined: August 2008
Contact:

Post by Carla » Sun October 26th, 2008, 3:50 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

Post Reply

Return to “Introduce Yourself”