Review: The Siege

The Siege (Agent of Rome 1) by Nick Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars I am going back in time by reading this one. I was lucky enough to be sent (the latest as it was at the time) The Black Stone, which was actually number four in the series. I’d seen the name and some of … Continue reading Review: The Siege

Review: The Black Stone (Agent of Rome 4)

The Black Stone (Agent of Rome 4) by Nick Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars A crack squad of undercover Intelligence officials, on a desperate, life or death, race against time mission deep in enemy territory in the southern Arabian peninsula, against a backdrop of rising insurgency… The situation now, in Yemen? The new ‘Bourne'? The new James Bond? A … Continue reading Review: The Black Stone (Agent of Rome 4)

Review: The Amber Road

The Amber Road by Harry Sidebottom My rating: 2 of 5 stars I was hoping for a bit more action this time out. I kind of got it. This time though, we’re fighting a desperate rear-guard action while the pagan hordes are rampaging through Harry Sidebottom’s Roman history books for the year 264. Northern section. … Continue reading Review: The Amber Road

Review: The Leopard Sword

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

Review: Fortress of Spears

Fortress of Spears by Anthony Riches My rating: 4 of 5 stars The third of Anthony Riches’ Empire series, Fortress of Spears was quite clearly written as the ending to a trilogy. Maybe it was submitted, they read it, got back to him and said “we’ll have some more of that, thanks." “D’oh!” If you’ve … Continue reading Review: Fortress of Spears