Real Historical Fiction
The best thing to come out of Berlin, since 'Low' and 'Heroes.'
The best book of AD41 without a doubt.
The Leopard Sword by Anthony Riches My rating: 3 of 5 stars Once again, be warned - if you’re looking for Jane Austin set in 183AD, you better go find some Jane Austen, or Phillipa Gregory, or…or… You know, the stuff that is basically ‘Mills and Boon’ masquerading as Historical Fiction. For girls. Chick Hist … Continue reading Review: The Leopard Sword
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
Arrows of Fury by Anthony Riches My rating: 4 of 5 stars I had to, thanks (?) to an eye infection, ‘read’ this with Audible. And very glad I was too. What top notch entertainment it is! So good in fact, I’ve had it read to me twice inside a month - and enjoyed every … Continue reading Review: Arrows of Fury