I've been back to the Middle Ages!
An earthy: 5 out of 5 stars My version: Paperback Historical Fiction, Medieval England. Self published 2013 Bought from The Book Depository England 1321 AD After viciously assaulting a corrupt but powerful clergyman, Robin Hood flees the only home he has ever known in Wakefield, Yorkshire. Becoming a member of a notorious band of outlaws, Hood and his new companions … Continue reading Review: Wolf's Head by Steven A. McKay
The Iron Castle by Angus Donald My rating: 4 of 5 stars Angus Donald’s ‘Outlaw Chronicles’ books have all been great reads. Well-written, exciting, action-packed and exactly what I want from my Historical Fiction. There is a problem, however. They’re NOT about Robin Hood. Not even half about Robin Hood. Robin Hood is in the books, but … Continue reading Review: The Iron Castle – Angus Donald
All Kindles Lead to Rome Exciting Roman news, if news about Roman stuff excites you. Yeah? Well, read on then... Robert Fabbri announced he will have a new short-story exclusively out on Kindle, on 21 May. It's kind of like a side-project of sorts, to his 'day job' of the Vespasian novels, the first of which, Vespasian Tribune … Continue reading Friday Book News – 16 May
As my sight is returning, slowly, to something in the vicinity of normal, my snazzy new magnifying glass reveals that... Luke Preston, the terrible infant (where DID I put that French dictionary?) of Australian e-novels, or something like that, says he is nominated for a prize. It's the International Thriller Writers 2014 Awards and Luke is … Continue reading Friday Book News 11 April
News you CAN shake a stick at
If Harold had read some of these books about the Battle of Hastings, he probably wouldn't have lost!
Go book yourself!
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
Another short story set in the world of Robin Hood from Angus Donald - who writes like he was there. I don't think he was though. But I could be wrong. It's hard to tell...