Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Reader's Poll: Novel Topics

Would you reach for a book about:

1. A cowboy (Wyatt Earp, Public Domain, Wikimedia)
 
                                                  or a lady lawyer? (Ella Knowles, Public Domain, Wikimedia)




2. A lumberjacks (Public Domain, Wikimedia)
 or lumber jills, 1940's?


3. A man in Scotch plaid,
 or a suit coat and cravat? Oh wait, he has both! (Alexander Muir, Public Domain, Wikimedia)


4. A a lady druggist, (C.C. Wells, Druggist, N.J. Public Domain, Wikimedia)
or a Pinkerton detective working undercover as a copper miner?
(TamarackMiners, CopperCountry, MI, Public Domain, Wikimedia)


5. An insane asylum worker in 1870's,
(Kirkbride's Insane Asylum, PA, Public Domain, Wikimedia)
 or a lady owner of a corner bookstore in 1900?
(1899, CornerBookstore, Boston, MA, Public Domain, Wikimedia)


Choose your favorites!! 

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Blog post by Anne Love-
Writer of Historical Romance inspired by her family roots. 
Nurse Practitioner by day. 
Wife, mother, writer by night. 
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6 comments:

  1. thanks for the historical post, love many of the ideas
    1..both
    2 much rather read about the fella here
    3 like to read about different countrys and the men and their lives and culture
    4. the undercover person no mater male or female..
    5. last but not least both of these hold merit too
    I am a reader and love reading about many people and things but love the earlier era.
    Paula O(kyflo130@yahoo.com)

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    1. Waving Paula! Love the comments. So great to have you here! :)

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  2. STOP THE PRESS! Insane asylum worker? OH MY GOSH! A massive story just plopped into my head!

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    1. ROLF. Can't wait to brain storm that one!!! I'm making the coffee!! :)

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  3. I'm with you, Jaime. I love the insane asylum worker! Wait--they work at an insane asylum, right, they're NOT insane!? Ha.

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    1. Right, OR, maybe we just THINK they are, but really "normal" becomes a little on the edge?? Hmmm. This has great potential! :)

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