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Hereward Wolves of New Rome by James Wilde My rating: 4 of 5 stars I was very pleased about this one. About how good it was and how it developed and, I felt, totally refreshed the series I have loved from the start, from the opening chapter, in fact. Fast-paced and urgent, streamlined and effective, it is … Continue reading Review: Hereward Wolves of New Rome
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!
Conquest by Stewart Binns My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is probably going to be seen as a guilty pleasure and I have glanced at reviews which would suggest it is quite possibly not all that cool to say (a bit like admitting to thinking The Da Vinci Code was one hell of a … Continue reading Review: Conquest
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
Had this one waiting on the shelf for a while. 300-odd pages in and Hereward reminds me of Robert E.Howard's Conan. Ordinarily, that would be good, but this is England, not Cimmeria or even Hyboria. Reading Conquest by Stewart Binns View on Path