Hereward: End Of Days by James Wilde My rating: 5 of 5 stars Don't you just love it when things come together? I go on holiday to the UK and pick up Hereward The End of Days. Amongst other places, we visit friends who live in Ely. On my birthday, the 7th of August, unfortunately … Continue reading Review: Hereward: End Of Days
Title for 'Tancred III', James Aitcheson's third in the '1066 The Bloody Aftermath' now revealed!
Situation Norman All Booked Up? First look - for me anyway - at the cover for the paperback version of James Aitcheson's excellent 'The Splintered Kingdom'.
The Splintered Kingdom by James Aitcheson My rating: 4 of 5 stars If I read a better, more satisfying book, of the Historical Fiction (or any other) genre this next year - I'll be astounded. Or for many years to come. Or at least until the next in the 'Bloody Aftermath' series. The 'Splintered Kingdom' … Continue reading Review: The Splintered Kingdom – James Aitcheson
My version: HardbackGenre: Historical Fiction, 11th Century, Norman conquestPublisher: Little Brown Book GroupFirst published: 2012ISBN: 9781847444974Pages: 672Bought From the cover:1072 AD. The Normans have captured England. The Turks have captured a Norman knight. And in order to free him, a Frank warrior named Vallon must capture four rare hawks. As they track their quarry to the far … Continue reading Review: Hawk Quest – Robert Lyndon
Series: Hereward 1 My version: HardbackGenre: Historical Fiction, Hereward, 1066, the Norman conquestPublisher: Transworld PublishersFirst published: 2012ISBN: 9780553825169Pages: 480Bought From the cover:1062, a time many fear is the End of Days. With the English King Edward heirless and ailing, across the grey seas in Normandy the brutal William the Bastard waits for the moment when he can … Continue reading Review: Hereward – James Wilde
History, as written by the winners
From bloody battles and riotous feast days, to marauding packs of wolves