Review: The Amber Road

The Amber Road by Harry Sidebottom My rating: 2 of 5 stars I was hoping for a bit more action this time out. I kind of got it. This time though, we’re fighting a desperate rear-guard action while the pagan hordes are rampaging through Harry Sidebottom’s Roman history books for the year 264. Northern section. … Continue reading Review: The Amber Road


Review: The Wolves of the North

The Wolves of the North by Harry Sidebottom My rating: 3 of 5 stars A strange one. Not entirely an unpleasant experience, but nothing more than that. Though, as I remember the first three in the Warrior of Rome series as being pretty good, it is a bit of a let down. The cover claims … Continue reading Review: The Wolves of the North

Books brought back from UK trip

Now you know why we took the car over. We drove from Denmark to Wales, via Germany, Holland, Belgium and an overnight in Calais France. Then on to the north of England, the south and back, via an overnight in Dunkerque. Book-buying wasn't the only reason of course, but it did make it a lot … Continue reading Books brought back from UK trip

Top Five Books of the year – so far

My fabulous five of the year so far

Review: The Silver Eagle

The Silver Eagle by Ben Kane My rating: 4 of 5 starsThis is an excellent read. At least on a par with Harry Sidebottom's 'Warrior of Rome' books. The Silver Eagle, is number two in Ben Kane's Forgotten Legion series.The Forgotten Legion are one of the Roman Legions defeated after the battle of Carrhae. They are … Continue reading Review: The Silver Eagle