New books for August

Quite brilliant, not to say interesting, new post on Speesh Reads

Book News Friday 16 May

...can see pretty well. Colours still very light and it's like looking into bright sun the whole time, but I can read ok and that's what matters. And what have I been reading about? The Fifth Legion Douglas Jackson another Blog Fave™ has produced the cover for the next in his '...of Rome' series, called …

Review: The Last Caesar

The Last Caesar by Henry Venmore-Rowland My rating: 4 of 5 stars Is there room in the Roman market for another author writing fiction set in Ancient Rome? When you're as good as this, there is. When your name's as big as Henry Venmore-Rowland - you better create a lot of room. And he does, …

Today, 14 October, is the anniversary of the Battle of Hastings

If Harold had read some of these books about the Battle of Hastings, he probably wouldn't have lost!

Just 122 days and one Knight to go

What are we waiting for at the moment? Why it's Knights of the Hawk by our pal James Aitcheson of course! And it's out on the 24th of October. I'm writing another post partly because there's a new image of the cover available on the Random House website and partly because I'm really looking forward …

Tancready!

Title for 'Tancred III', James Aitcheson's third in the '1066 The Bloody Aftermath' now revealed!

Paperback version of The Splintered Kingdom coming soon

Situation Norman All Booked Up? First look - for me anyway - at the cover for the paperback version of James Aitcheson's excellent 'The Splintered Kingdom'.

The Splintered Kingdom-come.

Amazing. Huge publishing House (that I've even heard of) sends me a pre-release, review copy of a book I would have bought anyway.