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The Wolf's Gold by Anthony Riches My rating: 3 of 5 stars No matter how much I enjoy the ‘Empire’ books, I can’t get away from the fact that Anthony Riches’ Editor is still blind. Like the bat. It’s ok, publishing people, I have bought all the books (so far) in the series (twice, actually, … Continue reading Review: The Wolf's Gold
The Leopard Sword by Anthony Riches My rating: 3 of 5 stars Once again, be warned - if you’re looking for Jane Austin set in 183AD, you better go find some Jane Austen, or Phillipa Gregory, or…or… You know, the stuff that is basically ‘Mills and Boon’ masquerading as Historical Fiction. For girls. Chick Hist … Continue reading Review: The Leopard Sword
Fortress of Spears by Anthony Riches My rating: 4 of 5 stars The third of Anthony Riches’ Empire series, Fortress of Spears was quite clearly written as the ending to a trilogy. Maybe it was submitted, they read it, got back to him and said “we’ll have some more of that, thanks." “D’oh!” If you’ve … Continue reading Review: Fortress of Spears
Of Merchants and Heroes by Paul Waters My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is one, I thought after I’d finished it, that perhaps would have benefited by having its ‘Historical Note’ at the start. I certainly found it to be a better book looking back at it after having read the Historical Note, than … Continue reading Review: Of Merchants and Heroes
The Lion and the Lamb by John Henry Clay My rating: 4 of 5 stars Set in a period I knew very little about, The Lion and The Lamb I found to be in the end, an excellent book, instantly engaging, really well written and a thoroughly good investment of my - and your - … Continue reading Review: The Lion and the Lamb
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...can see pretty well. Colours still very light and it's like looking into bright sun the whole time, but I can read ok and that's what matters. And what have I been reading about? The Fifth Legion Douglas Jackson another Blog Fave™ has produced the cover for the next in his '...of Rome' series, called … Continue reading Book News Friday 16 May
Arrows of Fury by Anthony Riches My rating: 4 of 5 stars I had to, thanks (?) to an eye infection, ‘read’ this with Audible. And very glad I was too. What top notch entertainment it is! So good in fact, I’ve had it read to me twice inside a month - and enjoyed every … Continue reading Review: Arrows of Fury
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