The world, in 1913

A couple of years ago, I 'inherited' a map of the world, from my father-in-law. It is a Hammond's Illustrated Atlas of the World and was published in 1913, by C. S. Hammond & Company, New York. I find, have found, it interesting through reading so much, so many books about the First World War, …


No clover, no heather, no cross, no wonder, I’m lucky

Send lawyers, guns and money!

Review: Orphan X – Gregg Hurwitz

X marks the spot

Review: Winter’s Fire – Giles Kristian

4 of 5 stars Series: The Rise of Sigurd 2 My version: Hardback Historical Fiction Vikings Bantam Press 2016 Bought, signed Norway, AD785 - a vow of vengeance must be kept... Sigurd Haraldarson has proved himself a great warrior...and a dangerous enemy. He has gone a long way towards avenging the murder of his family. And yet the oath-breaker …

Review: The Last Legionnaire – Paul Fraser Collard

5 of 5 stars My version: Paperback Historical Fiction Napoleonic wars Headline 2016 Bought London. 1859. After years fighting for Queen and country, Jack Lark walks back into his mother's East End gin palace. a changed man. Haunted by the horrors of battle, and the constant fight for survival, he longs for a life to call …

Review: A Quiet Flame – Philip Kerr

Buy one with this cover, please

Review: Viking Fire – Justin Hill

The most Viking of Vikings

Review: Enemy of the State – Kyle Mills (Vince Flynn)


Review: The Earthly Gods – Nick Brown

Agent 001

What IS it I read?

I know what it it, do they?