Every time I look over my shoulder, I expect to see my death coming
It'll keep you a wake
From when the days were filled with knights
Hereward Wolves of New Rome by James Wilde My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was very pleased about this one. About how good it was and how it developed and, I felt, totally refreshed the series I have loved from the start, from the opening chapter, in fact. Fast-paced and urgent, streamlined and effective, it is … Continue reading Review: Hereward Wolves of New Rome
The Iron Castle by Angus Donald My rating: 4 of 5 stars Angus Donald’s ‘Outlaw Chronicles’ books have all been great reads. Well-written, exciting, action-packed and exactly what I want from my Historical Fiction. There is a problem, however. They’re NOT about Robin Hood. Not even half about Robin Hood. Robin Hood is in the books, but … Continue reading Review: The Iron Castle – Angus Donald
1066 and, all that.
Conquest by Stewart Binns My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is probably going to be seen as a guilty pleasure and I have glanced at reviews which would suggest it is quite possibly not all that cool to say (a bit like admitting to thinking The Da Vinci Code was one hell of a … Continue reading Review: Conquest
The Last Conquest by Berwick Coates My rating: 4 of 5 stars A thoroughly enjoyable, maybe slightly alternative look at the possibilities surrounding the first couple of weeks of the Norman Conquest, leading up to and including the Battle of Hastings. It is a novel, so fiction, but thanks to the fiction and non-fiction reading … Continue reading Review: The Last Conquest
Warlord. About Alan Dale. And some other bloke.
I just read the best book of the year.