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Review: Siberian Red – Sam Eastland

4 of 5 stars Series: Inspector Pekkala 3 My version: Paperback Historical Fiction Russia, Soviet Union  Faber and Faber 2016 Bought 1939. Russia teeters on the verge of war with Germany. It's also on the brink of bankruptcy. To preserve his regime, Stalin orders a search for the legendary missing gold of Tsar Nicholas II and summons his chief …

Review: Eagles In The Storm – Ben Kane

Into this house we're born Into this world we're thrown

Review: Blood and Steel – Harry Sidebottom

4 of 5 stars Series: Throne of the Caesars 2 My version: Hardback Historical Fiction Rome Harper Collins 2015 Bought signed AD238. In a world of battle and betrayal, men will fight - and kill - to sit on the throne of the Caesars. Emperoro Maximinus' reign hangs in the balance. At the helm of an Empire that is bleeding …

Review: The Jesus Family Tomb: The Evidence Behind the Discovery No One Wanted to Find – Simcha Jacobovici

Are the "Jesus" and "Mary" referred to in these inscriptions the Jesus and Mary Magdalene of the gospels?

Review: Wings of the Storm – Giles Kristian

Third time's a charm

Best of 2017

Well, then. It's sure that time of year when people list their lists of lists of the previous year. And I'm no different. As previous years, this is a list of the book I read in 2017. Some Thriller, some Non-Fiction, some Historical Fiction, I think you'll find. It was a year where I again …

Review: Path of the Assassin – Brad Thor

3 of 5 stars Series: Scot Harvath 2 My version: Audobook Fiction Thriller Pocket Books 2003 StoryTel subscription Navy SEAL turned Secret Service agent Scot Harvath follows bloody clues to silver-eyed elusive ruthless terrorist Hashim Nidal, who intends to topple Israel and America, and can be identified by only one person - Meg Cassidy. Across four continents, from Macau, …

Review: Field Grey – Philip Kerr

5 of 5 stars Series: Bernie Gunther 7 My version: Peperback Historical Fiction Germany Quercus 2010 Bought Cuba, 1954 A man doesn't work for his enemies unless he has no choice. So when Bernie Gunther finds himself forced to work for French intelligence, it was that or hang for murder.. His job is to meet and greet POWs returning …

Review: The White Light of Tomorrow – D. Pierce Williams

Nobody expects