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In reply to an earlier post on 13 May 2013 22:08:07 BDT
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Posted on 13 May 2013 12:22:01 BDT
andudi says:
Hi there,

I have written an historical fiction book. My brother, Mayi Ngwala and I, Allain Ngwala, both 44TH NAACP Image Awards Nominee - Outstanding Literary Work for Debut Author and our book has been reviewed by "The Historical Novel Society". Hope you will enjoy reading it !!

For further details about us and the book (SYNOPSIS OF THE BOOK - CONGO: SPIRIT OF DARKNESS), please visit our book official website where you can purchase the novel - www.allainngwala.com or www.mayingwala.com

In reply to an earlier post on 13 May 2013 12:16:47 BDT
andudi says:
Hi there,

I have written an historical fiction book. My brother, Mayi Ngwala and I, Allain Ngwala, both 44TH NAACP Image Awards Nominee - Outstanding Literary Work for Debut Author and our book has been reviewed by "The Historical Novel Society". Hope you will enjoy reading it !!

For further details about us and the book (SYNOPSIS OF THE BOOK - CONGO: SPIRIT OF DARKNESS), please visit our book official website where you can purchase the novel - www.allainngwala.com or www.mayingwala.com

In reply to an earlier post on 6 Apr 2013 20:24:17 BDT
chubbagrubb says:
Love's Will - the story of Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway by Meredith Whitford is a great historical romance story. I have just finished reading War's Last Dance by Julia Underwood as well which I would recommend. If you like contemporary chicklit, Yes Chef No Chef by Susan Willis and The I.T. Girl by Fiona Pearse were both enjoyable reads

Posted on 4 Apr 2013 08:31:34 BDT
Jake C1415 says:
Try Stormbringer. A novel about the origins of WWII with more than a few twists, turns and surprises..... and it's free today (4/4/13) Stormbringer (Apocalypse Then)

Posted on 3 Apr 2013 16:38:53 BDT
I came across two incredible novels called The Lady of the Mountains and the Santorini Girl both by Marcus Mahon on Amazon Kindle. I laughed, I cried and I was enchanted by the lyrical passages which were pure poetical prose. Probably the love story of the century set in the beautiful Pindus Mountains of northern Greece during the Italian invasion of Greece. A wonderful read and very cheap for the ten books contained in the two generic novels mentioned above. A real page turner.

Posted on 31 Mar 2013 00:01:12 GMT
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Posted on 30 Mar 2013 08:44:40 GMT
Try Edie Claire's Long Time Coming ... I read mostly the stuff that you do and whilst Edie's book is contemporary it was really good.

I have to say that The Host mentioned in the last post left me cold, and I never managed to finish it ... although I loved the Twlight series.

I've been challenging myself to read as many Kindle freebie downloads as possible this year (and adding a daily selection in my blog), and it has really extended my choice of books, and I've made some astounding discoveries of gems that I wouldn't have normally read - although they most have a bit of a romance feel to them.

In reply to an earlier post on 12 Mar 2013 18:16:29 GMT
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LEP says:
Tom Jones by Henry Fielding and Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe spring to mind. More early Georgian than Restoration, but close and TJ is very funny.

Also try Sergeanne Golon's Angelique series.

You could have a look at non-fiction, there are several books detailing the life of John Wilmott Earl of Rochester; poet, close friend of Charles II and the original rake-hell. You can't get much more bawdy that real life Rochester.

In reply to an earlier post on 12 Mar 2013 13:36:44 GMT
Start with Pilgrimage to Heresy, then move on to the second book in the Camino Chronicles Series entitled St James Rooster. Part fiction mixed with fact, you´ll feel like you are a pilgrim yourself on the route to Santiago!

In reply to an earlier post on 11 Mar 2013 20:48:31 GMT
Nell Gwynn says:
Hi, I am looking for raunchy period novels, I love Tudor to King Charles II period the most, so late 15th to 17th century... Do you know any other authors that are particularly raunchy?! I liked Gillian Bagwell's A Darling Strumpet. Susan Holloway Scott A Royal Harlot and Foerver Amber wasn't bad. My fave period is restoration. Any idea's?

Posted on 4 Dec 2012 14:40:04 GMT
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Posted on 6 Nov 2012 18:03:49 GMT
Brian , says:
Try The Eagle Has Fallen: it's a faction book: 80 fact/20 fiction and an incredible story!
Why did Hadrian build the Wall in Northern Britain and what happened to the Romans in Britain ?
Re the excerpts on line at www.eaglehasfalen.com
I promise you will love it!
Brian

In reply to an earlier post on 25 Oct 2012 12:08:41 BDT
H. MCCABE says:
Hello, Adrianna,
Why don't you try one of my historical novels? I have 2 historical romances, Love in Hiding and When Love Rides Out just out on Kindle and you might like one or two of my bigger novels in ordiinary book format. For instance, Two for Lie is based on the true story of the Princess Caraboo (Remember the film?) and Raven's Mill is set where I live in England. Both are exciting and based on real persons and happenings. All the best, Helen McCabe

In reply to an earlier post on 20 Oct 2012 12:19:32 BDT
Mica2014 says:
Why don't you try "The Witch and her Soul" by Christine Middleton. First book by the author, about the time of the Lancashire witch trials. Good story, well written, and depth and complication to the characters. Also you don't mention Ursula le Guin, can't believe you have found the Earthsea Quartet! wish I was reading them for the first time.
Hope this is useful:)

In reply to an earlier post on 16 Jun 2012 14:59:08 BDT
Albatross says:
This isn't bad:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Ddigital-text&field-keywords=supermariner

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Jun 2012 15:45:54 BDT
Mark Kaplin says:
Try Hotel Le Brambily....................... it's a lost love/ghost story set against the two world wars......... ........I couldn't put it down............... a real page turner....

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Jun 2012 15:24:07 BDT
Aj Reeves says:
Try the outlanders series by Diana gabaldon they cover The battle of culloden to the American revolution there is a bit of Time travel but ... Trust me- This is a wonderful Love story also Heather Grahams Viking trilogy

In reply to an earlier post on 13 Jun 2012 10:13:17 BDT
Sylvia says:
Have you tried Sandy McKays Far Flung Scots series. Start with 1850:Decision Time and go on to The Journey. There is a third one in the pipeline I believe. j.g.

Posted on 6 Jun 2012 06:40:29 BDT
samantha70 says:
Colleen McCulloch. If you like epic historical fiction, try her "Morgan's Run". I read it ten years ago and it has never left me.

In reply to an earlier post on 2 Jun 2012 12:58:15 BDT
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In reply to an earlier post on 27 May 2012 11:42:46 BDT
No, you may not! Self promotion isn't allowed in the main forums, but only in the MOA forum. Please restrict self promotion to that forum.

Thanks

Posted on 27 May 2012 10:14:36 BDT
May I be presumptuous and suggest my recent book The Cruel Trade? It was published in April by Robert Hale Ltd. The reviews are informative and there are further details on author's page.
Best wishes and good reading
Clifford Peacock

In reply to an earlier post on 23 May 2012 21:43:10 BDT
David Shone says:
If you like Hemingway-era Paris, try Champagne Haze. It's free this week.

Paris is more than a destination... it is a state of mind. PRINCE SERGE KONSTANTIN, an idle aviator and exile living in Paris, sees the hypocrisy of the modern world of 1927. Cold and charming, this Russian is insulated by a bunch of brilliant lunatics and beautiful idiots who roam with him in the Left Bank's seedier bars. Set during a rugby reunion, CHAMPAGNE HAZE is a story surrounding four friends, a war, and a woman who changes their lives forever.

In reply to an earlier post on 23 May 2012 17:08:58 BDT
Mark Kaplin says:
try books from Elle Newmark 17th Century
Martin Stephen 16th Century
David McLarren 20th Century
Paullina Simons 20th Century

all great writers stories of extraordinary power-tragic, triumphant and utterly compelling.......
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