If you buy all these, you'll be as poor as me. But happy. Though that generally doesn't wash with the bank man. Trust me, I've tried it.
Three names, three stars
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!
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
Another story of Roman Britain set up around Hadrian's Wall, by the looks of it. Will be interesting to see how it compares to Anthony Riches Empire series - which seems to have staked the territory around the Roman Wall out pretty well so far. Impressive, solid feel to the hardback version I have, with … Continue reading Reading The Lion and the Lamb by John Henry Clay