Review: A Time For Swords – Matthew Harffy

My version: eBookGenre: Historical Fiction, England, VikingsPublisher: Head of ZeusFirst published: 2020ISBN: 9781838932855Pages: 496 From the cover:There had been portents - famine, whirlwinds, lightning from clear skies, serpents seen flying through the air. But when the raiders came, no one was prepared.They came from the North, their dragon-prowed longships gliding out of the dawn mist as … Continue reading Review: A Time For Swords – Matthew Harffy

The promised Jason Bourne, Treadstone series book and tv series is almost ready!

I know you, like me, have been waiting for some new stuff from the Robert Ludlum, Jason Bourne, Treadstone world...well, now it’s got dates, pictures and even trailers! There has been word of a tv series in the works for a while, but now there is a name ‘Treadstone’ and a trailer. I’m not sure … Continue reading The promised Jason Bourne, Treadstone series book and tv series is almost ready!

Review: Vindolanda – Adrian Goldsworthy

My version: Hardback Genre: Historical Fiction Romans, Roman Britain Publisher: Head of Zeus First published: 2017 Bought, signed AD98. Vindolanda, a fort on the edge of the Roman world. The bustling army base at Vindolanda, lies on the northern frontier of Britannia and the entire Roman world. In just over 20 years time, the Emperor Hadrian will build … Continue reading Review: Vindolanda – Adrian Goldsworthy

Book covers: What's wrong with this picture?

I'm not a great one for highlighting book covers, I appreciate it ia a subjective thing. However, I was a designer (of sorts) in my previous incarnation as an advertising man, back in the UK. I was the one who was there to take all the emotion out of a problem and solve it as … Continue reading Book covers: What's wrong with this picture?