Review: Hunting The Eagles – Ben Kane

5 of 5 stars Series: Eagles of Rome 2 My version: Hardback Historical Fiction Romans Preface 2016 Bought signed An army defeated AD14: Five long years have passed since the annihilation of three legions in the wilds of Germania. Although the bones of 15,000 soldiers now moulder in the Teutoburg Forest, not all the Romans were slain in the bloody …

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Review: Eagles At War – Ben Kane

All roads lead to the forest

The only list that mutters!

If you know your Clash, you'll know...

Review: Hannibal Clouds of War by Ben Kane

Wandering lonely

Review: Hannibal. Fields of Blood by Ben Kane

Peee-ay! Peee-ay!

The only list that matters – Best in Show 2015!

If you buy all these, you'll be as poor as me. But happy. Though that generally doesn't wash with the bank man. Trust me, I've tried it.

Review: ‘Hannibal, Enemy of Rome’ by Ben Kane

As fine a Chianti as you'll ever read

Meet the new god, not the same as the old god

I thought, after this post the other day, I'd also have a look at some books where their cover changed dramatically, between hardback and paperback versions. And make some completely uninformed speculation as to why that may be. First up is Giles Kristian's God of Vengeance. On the left, is the hardback version, the right …

Whoops!

Now that's embarrassing. Fortunately for Ben Kane and Harry Sidebottom, one is a paperback, the other hardback and so, hardly likely to be seen on the same shop book shelf at the same time. But still... Harry Sidebottom's paperback is out from Harper Collins as of now, but Ben's hardback is first released by Preface Publishing …

If it’s 2015, it must be time for – Book of the Year 2014!

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 …