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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
I thought I'd actually wait until the year was over (2014, just in case you...) before putting my heads together and seeing what I'd read that was worthy of The Speesh Golden Bookmark* for best book/read I read in 2014. As usual, I don't seem to have read any of other places' 'Books of the Year.' Partly … Continue reading If it's 2015, it must be time for – Book of the Year 2014!
All Kindles Lead to Rome Exciting Roman news, if news about Roman stuff excites you. Yeah? Well, read on then... Robert Fabbri announced he will have a new short-story exclusively out on Kindle, on 21 May. It's kind of like a side-project of sorts, to his 'day job' of the Vespasian novels, the first of which, Vespasian Tribune … Continue reading Friday Book News – 16 May
Grail Knight by Angus Donald My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’m going to have to come right out and say it - I’m a huge fan of Angus Donald’s Outlaw Chronicles series. And Grail Knight is, in my humble opinion, his best yet. I’m also a huge fan of Angus’ Alan Dale. Especially he … Continue reading Review: Grail Knight – Angus Donald
As my sight is returning, slowly, to something in the vicinity of normal, my snazzy new magnifying glass reveals that... Luke Preston, the terrible infant (where DID I put that French dictionary?) of Australian e-novels, or something like that, says he is nominated for a prize. It's the International Thriller Writers 2014 Awards and Luke is … Continue reading Friday Book News 11 April
I'm 'reading' this as an audiobook. Again thanks to a, hopefully temporary, optic nerve infection, which is making it almost impossible to see, let alone read anything. I'm just over half way now and it is very, very good. A full and varied story, with a clear path and plenty of incident. I'll have more … Continue reading Reading Grail Knight – Angus Donald
News you CAN shake a stick at
Warlord. About Alan Dale. And some other bloke.