The Iron Castle by Angus Donald My rating: 4 of 5 stars Angus Donald’s ‘Outlaw Chronicles’ books have all been great reads. Well-written, exciting, action-packed and exactly what I want from my Historical Fiction. There is a problem, however. They’re NOT about Robin Hood. Not even half about Robin Hood. Robin Hood is in the books, but …
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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 …
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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 …
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Grail Knight by Angus Donald My rating: 5 of 5 stars I’m going to have to come right out and say it - I’m a huge fan of Angus Donald’s Outlaw Chronicles series. And Grail Knight is, in my humble opinion, his best yet. I’m also a huge fan of Angus’ Alan Dale. Especially he …
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I'm 'reading' this as an audiobook. Again thanks to a, hopefully temporary, optic nerve infection, which is making it almost impossible to see, let alone read anything. I'm just over half way now and it is very, very good. A full and varied story, with a clear path and plenty of incident. I'll have more …
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